Sauk Mountain Panorama. North Cascades, Washington. 

November 14, 15, 16

This trip is designed as a preparation and training for Kilimanjaro Expedition. 

Hikes will be strenuous and weather may be inclement. This will be a perfect opportunity to test gear, practice skills and gain conditioning in a spectacular setting. 

Three Hikes

  • 5 miles/1200 feet
  • 10 miles/2900 feet
  • 8 miles 3300 feet


North Cascades Training Weekend

One half day, plus two full day hikes are offered. You can attend for all, or any of the hikes.

Basic accommodations are provided in the town of Marblemont, Washington. Cost per night is $50 pp based on shared room, $75 based on single occupancy.  

We'll go prepared for all-conditions hiking and ready for any weather!

There could be rain, clear frosty trails with light snow or snow requiring shoe shoes. No matter what the sky brings, we'll have a warm cozy room and hot meals to return to after each hike. We'll be hiking among some of the most beautiful mountains in the Pacific Northwest and while we'll remain tucked in the valleys and on smaller peaks, we'll have a full mountain experience with rugged and challenging trails.     

Meet in Marblemont, carpool, or we'll depart Seattle at 9:00 a.m. on Friday 14th morning.

Availability: 12 spots

Open to Kilimanjaro Climbers, friends & family. (First priority to Kilimanjaro team)

206 291 7979


Future Training Camps : 

March 20th - 22nd 2015 

November 13th - 15th 2015

Trappers Peak and Thornton Lake.