Climbers scale mountains for the feeling of accomplishment and the heap of free flags waiting at the summit. Reach new personal heights with this Groupon.
Choose from Four Options
- $125 for an Olympic Peninsula ski-to-sea excursion with a beach barbecue for one (a $250 value)
- $249 for the above excursion for two (a $500 value)
- $99 for an Intro to Rock Climbing excursion with a beach barbecue for one (a $200 value)
- $195 for the above excursion for two (a $400 value)
The ski-to-sea trip traverses the Hurricane Ridge ski area, descending through old growth and granting epic views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Vancouver Island. Trips are scheduled for April 13 and 27, and May 11 and 25. Avalanche safety equipment, guide service, and light barbecue are included.
During the introductory climbing trip, novice rock-scalers will travel to Mount Erie to learn the basic tenets of safely ascending rock faces. In the shade of shore pines and madrona trees, climbers will learn face- and crack-climbing techniques, how to tie onto a rope, and how to properly belay. Trips are scheduled for August 18 and September 1 and 22. Necessary climbing equipment, guide services, and a light barbecue are included.
Backcountry Adventure Guides
Following a strict Leave No Trace philosophy, Backcountry Adventure Guides instills environmental stewardship in each of its participants as they venture on fitness-filled nature jaunts. Whether climbing, skiing, or snowshoeing, the trio of guides—all of whom boast extensive outdoor sports backgrounds—uses each trek as an opportunity to stress the importance of preserving our natural surroundings and refusing to shave Bigfoot no matter how much money he offers.