Due to the high costs of outfitter/guide and government permits all deposits are non refundable. We will attempt to reschedule you with a $150 per person change of date fee. In the unlikely event that SMI must cancel a program you may reschedule for no fee or have your deposit refunded. No refunds will be made due to weather or route conditions. SMI is not responsible for additional expenses incurred in preparing for a trip including but not limited to non-refundable airline tickets, equipment rental/purchase, medical expenses, and hotel reservations. SMI strongly encourages participants to obtain trip cancellation insurance. Coverage should include trip cancellation, baggage loss, non-refundable airline tickets, accident/life coverage, and travel days. SMI also encourages participants to purchase medical, disability, life, and rescue insurance. SMI does not provide any such insurance coverage and participants acknowledge it is their own responsibility to acquire insurance for themselves. All fees are due 90 days prior to departure date. Full refunds less a $250.00 registration fee are available more than 90 days prior. 50% refunds are given within 60-89 days of departure. No refunds are given within 59 days of the departure date. All refund requests must be received in writing to our office. Late payments may result in the cancellation of a reservation with no refund given.