Scheduled Course - Denali 3-Day Training Seminar

Denali 3-Day Training Seminar:

During a three-day overnight outing, build mountaineering skills, winter camp and climb one or more Wasatch peaks in preparation for Denali or other expedition climbing.

Skills and Training Include:

  • Efficient loading and carrying of expedition pack
  • Sled rigging and hauling with snowshoes or skis
  • Route-finding and avalanche safety
  • Establishing a solid snow camp w/ tent anchors and snow walls
  • Cooking and comfort in cold, snowy environment
  • Ice axe and crampons skills, including self-arrest
  • Crampon climbing on snow and rock in exposed terrain
  • Snow and rock protection, anchors and equalizing
  • Crevasse rescue, raising systems and ascending a rope
  • Use of running protection and clipping through
  • Fixed line travel and use of ascenders
  • Descending steep snow

Common objectives include Red or White Baldy, Red Top and the Pfeifferhorn via the East or North Ridge.

How to Register:

Climbers descending the Pfeifferhorn

Camp at 16,000' on Denali's West Buttress

Course Details

2024 Dates

Jan 25-27, 2024
Thur, 8am - Sat, 4:30pm


Salt Lake City, Utah


$879 per person plus tax.

UMA reserves the right to cancel or shorten the clinic if fewer than 2 participants register.



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P.O. Box 521809

Salt Lake City, Utah 84152-1809

Phone: (801) 550 3986

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