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Take your climbing skills further with instruction from Blake Herrington

Next Step Climbing Clinics



Mountain Madness teams up with Blake Herrington to give you an opportunity to learn from a rock and alpine climbing master!

Dates: September 3 & 4; maximum 2 climbers (more dates available as needed)
Price: $450.00 for 1:1 and $295 2:1
Included: Instruction, group equipment, and an assortment of gear from sponsors; Scarpa, Camp, and Outdoor Research.

Signed Cascades Rock guide books available for an additional cost of $15

To Register Contact: jaimep@mountainmadness.com
Location: Washington Pass, Leavenworth, or Index (TBA depending on the specific goals of the participants)



Work with one of the Northwest’s most accomplished alpinists on how to take your climbing to the biggest terrain on the planet! Gain valuable skills and techniques that will increase your efficiency on multi-pitch and mixed alpine terrain. In addition, you’ll learn how to build success on big climbing projects involving cracks, delicate face, or complex mixed terrain. Blake is a modern day Cascades climbing pioneer and will help you discover what it takes to climb at your best!

Bio: Blake Herrington is a professional climber and writer based in Leavenworth, WA. He volunteers with the Washington Climbers Coalition, the American Alpine Club, and the Leavenworth Mountain Association. Blake is sponsored by Outdoor Research, CAMP/Cassin, and SCARPA and his writing credits include the brand new Cascades Rock. He has established new alpine routes in Alaska, Patagonia, BC, Colorado, and across the Northwest. His local accomplishments include free ascents of City Park (.13d crack) / The Full Amandla (.13d sport) at Index, the Enchantment Triple, and many other alpine accomplishments!

Blake's article, "Northwest Escapes" is featured in the August 2016 addition of Rock and Ice. Check out more of Blake's writing and tech tips at his blog "Blakeclimbs".