Applications now open for Fall 2019 Wilderness First Aid Program !

»Posted on Aug 14, 2019

Applications are now OPEN for the Fall 2019 edition of the BOEALPS Wilderness First Aid Program (WFA) !

Get all the details on the WFA page, or go straight to the sign-up form

Space is limited so sign up NOW !

BRC Applications Now Open!

»Posted on Apr 22, 2019

Apply Here!

The BOEALPS Basic Rock Class (BRC) introduces students to multi-pitch trad climbing, and bridges the gap between the BMC and ACC courses. You’ll learn:

  • Crack climbing technique
  • Self-rescue skills
  • Multipitch climbing
  • Anchor building
  • Alpine climbing
  • Much more!


»Posted on Apr 10, 2019

Spring is here and it’s time for our annual Spring Campout !

This year because of the lingering snow pack keeping our usual camps inoperable, we have booked the Wenatchee Confluence State Park group camp for Friday night and Saturday night. We will be having a potluck Saturday night, with BOEALPS providing the main dish (with vegetarian option). You can bring a side or dessert to go along (or any dish to share. We also ask for each car to bring a wood bundle for the campfire, if you can.

WHAT: Campout, Food, Fun

WHERE: Wenatchee Confluence State Park Group Camp

WHEN: Friday April 26th – Sunday April 28th

WHO: You! BOEALPS members, volunteers, friends, class participants

Questions? Contact us at

In-Store Event at Mountain Hardwear !…and Miyar Adventures !

»Posted on Feb 17, 2019

As previously announced, Mountain Hardwear – and its sister store Columbia Sportswear – will be offering 30% off of your entire purchase from both stores* from Friday March 1st to Sunday March 3rd, at their downtown store on Pine Street. AND, this sales event will culminate with a BOEALPS VIP shopping night on Sunday March 3rd with:
– Free beer and pizza from 5pm – 6pm
– Stores will remain open until 8pm for BOEALPS only (closed to general public)

* :  Discount offered to 2019 BOEALPS members, affiliated volunteers and class participants, with proof of membership, or coupon (distributed at Feb. 27th BMC class), or name verification from in-store list

Want more options ?

Miyar Adventures & Oufitters in Redmond is inviting you to BOEALPS Beer & Gear Nights !
Friday March 1st and Saturday March 2nd, from 3:30pm to 8pm
That’s right:  free beer and discounts ! **
All puffy jackets 35% off !  All softshell pants 30% off !  All rain jackets 30% off !
4-season boots 25% off !  All other boots 20% off !  All sleeping bags & tents 25% off !
Everything else 20% off ! **

(If you are unable to attend a Beer & Gear Night, discounts will apply all-day at the store from Friday March 1st to Sunday March 3rd)

** :  Discount offered to 2019 BOEALPS members, affiliated volunteers and class participants, with proof of membership, or name verification from in-store list;  Discounts cannot be combined with other sales, promotions or discounts

2019 ACC (formerly ICC) Applications NOW OPEN!

»Posted on Jan 1, 2019

Get stoaked for another great year of Alpine Climbing!

The BOEALPS Alpine Climbing Class (ACC) applications are OPEN NOW! Please apply if you want to learn how to competently explore the more rugged, remote, vertical, and amazing alpine environments of the Cascades and beyond.

The ACC is an intensive hands‐on class where you will learn the skills required and gain the experience necessary to tackle intermediate‐level alpine climbs. Skills you will learn include:

  • Leading traditional multi‐pitch rock climbs
  • Steep snow and ice climbing
  • Rescue techniques
  • Alpine climb planning

ACC outings are two days long and roughly every other weekend from mid-March to mid-August, with classroom sessions the Monday prior to each outing.

See the ACC calendar for exact dates. For more info, check out the ACC Webpage.

Application Deadline: Monday, February 4th

Student Announcement: Monday, February 11th

First Classroom Session: Monday, March 18th

Ready to apply? Send in a Student Application today!

If you are qualified to teach the ACC, Instructor Applications are also open! Please fill one out if you are planning on helping out this year.

For more information, please contact the head instructors Russell & Kala.