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Mt Shasta Avalanche Gulch

Shasta Summit Ascent

Mt Shasta Avalanche Gulch Route 2 Days

$950.00 per person

A two-day summit climb Mt. Shasta’s Avalanche Gulch route. This course is a two-day introduction to mountaineering with limited instruction in ice ax and crampon use, ice ax self-arrest, route finding, mountain sense, and mountain safety. This guided climb is for anyone who has a desire to learn the basic skills necessary to ascend Mt. Shasta safely and wishes to explore the world of alpine mountaineering while climbing the spectacular Avalanche Gulch route, the most popular route on Mt. Shasta.

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April 9-10 – OPEN
April  12-13* – OPEN
April 16-17 – OPEN
April 19-20* – OPEN
April 30 – May 1 – OPEN
May 3-4* – OPEN
May 7-8 – OPEN
May 10-11* – OPEN
May 14-15 – OPEN
May 17-18* – OPEN
May 21-22 – OPEN
May 24-25* – OPEN
May 28-29 – OPEN
Memorial Day
June 4-5 – OPEN
June 7-8* – OPEN
June 11-12 – OPEN
June 14-15* – OPEN
June 18-19 – OPEN
June 21-22* – OPEN
June 25-26- OPEN
July 2-3- OPEN
4th of July
July 9-10- OPEN
July 12-13*- OPEN
July 16-17- OPEN
* midweek departure

Mt Shasta Avalanche Gulch 3 Days

Mt Shasta Avalanche Gulch Route - 3 Days

$1,125.00 per person

Mount Shasta, Introduction to Mountaineering course is a slower-paced, skill-intensive, instructional course in the basics of mountaineering which includes a summit climb via Mount Shasta Avalanche Gulch. No previous mountaineering experience is necessary. This course includes instruction and skill development taught by professional guides, complete ice ax, and crampon instruction, ice-ax self-arrest, route finding, mountain awareness, establishing a proper camp, and mountain safety. 
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April 8-10 – OPEN
April 15-17 – OPEN
April 19-20* – OPEN
April 29 – May 1 – OPEN
May 3-5* – OPEN
May 6-8 – OPEN
May 17-19* – OPEN
May 20-22 – OPEN
May 28-30 – OPEN
Memorial Day
June 3-5 – OPEN
June 10-12 – OPEN
June 14-16* – OPEN
June 21-23* – OPEN
June 24-26- OPEN
July 2-4- OPEN
4th of July
July 9-11- OPEN
* midweek departure

Mt Shasta West Face

Mt Shasta Ascent West Face

$1,125.00 per person – 3 Days

Guided Summit climb of Mt. Shasta West Face Route. Shasta’s West Face is one of the less crowded south-side routes on Mt. Shasta. An excellent climb for those wanting to climb a more challenging, yet scenic route from Mt. Shasta’s bunny flat (south side) trailhead. Mt. Shasta west face is best climbed in late spring to early summer when there is plenty of snow to cover the approach and upper mountain, but some years it is climbable well into August, look for additional dates. Join SWS Mountain Guides for an excellent, challenging & scenic climb up Mt. Shasta’s West Face.

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April 1-3- OPEN
April  8-10 – OPEN
April 15-17 – OPEN
May 13-15 – OPEN
May 28-30 – OPEN
Memorial Day
June 3-5 – OPEN