Alaska Mountaineering School
" The most professional and personal guide service I have ever used. "
— Dan Walters, Denali West Buttress Expedition
" If you want to climb, go AMS. If you want to learn, go AMS. If you want to summit, go AMS! "
— Dan Tebay, Denali West Buttress
" A fantastic and challenging trip run by knowledgeable and hard working guides. "
— Ken Seavey, Hunter Expedition
" If you want to climb in Alaska, use AMS. Their knowledge and experience in this area is unparalleled. "
— Brent Erickson, Advanced Mountaineering Course

AMS 2018 Schedule

Guided Expeditions AMS IS A LICENSED CONCESSIONAIRE OF DENALI NATIONAL PARK & PRESERVE

Denali West Buttress »
April 29 - May 20
May 4 - May 25
May 6 - May 27
May 11 - June 1
May 13 - June 3
May 18 - June 8
May 20 - June 10
May 27 - June 17
June 3 - June 24
June 8 - June 29
June 10 - July 1
June 15 - July 6
June 17 - July 8
June 22 - July 13
$8,900 per climber
8 climbers: 3 guides
22 days

Waiting List: If an expedition date you're interested in is currently full, please contact us to join the climb's waiting list. In the event of a cancellation, qualified applicants will have the opportunity to register.

Check our blog for current availability and lead guides »

Denali West Rib »
May 23 - June 13
$11,500
Team size: 4 climbers and 2 guides
22 days
Mt. Foraker — Sultana Ridge »
May 8- May 29
$11,500
Team size: 4 climbers and 2 guides
22 days

Mountaineering Courses

Mountaineering 6 Day »
April 23 - 28
May 15 - 20
June 5 - 10
July 9 - 14
$2,900
9 students, 3 instructors
Mountaineering 12 Day »
April 18 - April 29
May 9-20
June 13-24
July 1-12

$3,900
9 students, 3 instructors

Denali Prep: Kahiltna Dome Climb »
May 10 - May 21
$4,200
9 students, 3 instructors
12 days
Advanced Mountaineering »
April 21-30
$4,300
6 students, 2 instructors
10 days

Skill-Intensive Courses

Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue »
April 13-15
$685
12 students, 3 instructors
3 days
Ice Climbing and Rappelling
September 8-9
$550
12 students, 3 instructors
2 days
Contact AMS for details »
Denali Photography »
August 26 - September 1
$3,500
8 students, 2 instructors
7 days
Contact AMS for details »
Denali Skills Workshop »
Custom Dates
$175
Price per person with 3-8 people
1 day
Workshop location is at AMS in Talkeetna

Adventure Travelers

Backpacking via Trailhead — Talkeetna Mountains
July 11-14
$1,400
8 students, 2 instructors
4 days
Backpacking via Helicopter — Talkeetna Mountains
July 4-7
$1,800 per person
5 students, 1 instructor
4 days
Backpacking via Float Plane — Talkeetna Mountains
July 18-21
$2,700
6 students, 2 instructors
4 days
Backpacking Traverse via Float Plane — Denali National Park
July 24-29
$3,200
6 students, 2 instructors
6 days
Glacier Trek — Denali National Park
March 15 - August 1
Custom price per person with group size 2-6 people:
1 day: $1700
2 days: $2000
3 days: $2400

Multi-Sport Courses

Mountaineering & Backpacking, Alaska Range »
June 13-27

$4,600
6 students, 2-3 instructors
15 days

Packrafting, Talkeetna Mountains
July 7-16

$3,900
6 students, 2 instructors
10 days

Custom Programs

Alaska Range Expeditions, Courses, Treks and Technical Climbs »
7-26 Days
March - September

Little Switzerland, Mt. Foraker, Mt. Hunter, Mt Huntington, Moose's Tooth, Denali (West Buttress, West Rib, Northwest Buttress, Denali Traverse) and peaks throughout the Alaska Range. Contact AMS for details »

Custom Glacier Treks in Denali National Park, Alaska Range »
1-3 Days
March 15 - August 1

All-inclusive options available. Contact AMS for details »

Mountain Hut Guide Services, Denali National Park, Alaska Range
1-10 Days
March 15 - August 1
Backcountry Skiing, Denali National Park, Alaska Range
1-7 Days
March, April, May
Backpacking, Denali National Park and Talkeetna Mountains
2-21 Days
July - September
Youth Groups, Talkeetna Mountains, Chugach and Alaska Ranges
3-21 Days
May - September

Ice climbing, mountaineering, backpacking, rafting
Contact AMS for details »

Custom Military Training Programs »
7-26 Days
March - September

Specialized skills for members of the military
Contact AMS for details »

Tuition for skill intensive courses includes guides/instructors and group technical equipment. Tuition for expeditions and all other courses also includes group camping equipment, food and transportation to and from Talkeetna to the glacier or trailhead.