Mt. Shuksan Climb Washington  •  9,127'  •  2782m

Mt. Shuksan Climb Frequently Asked Questions

This information should answer many of your initial questions and also guide you through the next stages of preparing for the expedition. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us:

How do I get there?

International Mountain Guides has worked for many years with the staff at CTT Destinations to provide professional travel service for participants in our programs. For help with your plans, we urge you to contact Pirjo at CTT Destinations: 800-909-6647 or

What kind of insurance do I need?

IMG requires that all* trip participants purchase Travel Insurance that includes coverage for medical evacuation, repatriation and medical expenses for the duration of their IMG program. Trip Cancellation and Travel Insurance is strongly recommended. Trekking and mountaineering programs are true "adventure travel."

*The insurance requirement does not apply to IMG customers on programs within the contiguous USA (excluding Alaska) but is strongly encouraged.

What's included in the trip cost?

Cost Includes:

  • guides at 2:1 ratio
  • all group equipment (shared tents, stoves, climbing ropes, snow/ice anchors)
  • climbing permits

Cost Does Not Include:

  • transportation to the trailhead
  • lodging the evening prior to the start of the climb or the last night of the trip
  • required* Travel Insurance

* The insurance requirement does not apply to IMG customers on programs within the continental USA, but is strongly encouraged.

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