Join our mountain guides on an unforgettable adventure up to the crater rim of Mount St. Helens.
During this bucket list adventure limited to less than 80 people per year, you'll hike into the crater with a geologist. A journey like no other.
The Mount St. Helens Institute is dedicated to helping people of all ages gain an understanding of the natural processes and cultural heritage of the Pacific Northwest’s volcanic landscapes. The Mount St. Helens Institute is proud to operate under a special use permit from the Gifford Pinchot National Forest and is an equal opportunity provider.