SWS Mountain Guides

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Featured Winter Courses 2023

Popular Climbs and Courses

Mount Shasta Summer Ascent

Shasta Summer Ascent – Avalanche Gulch 2 or 3 Days

Our most popular guided climb to the summit of Mount Shasta is via the popular Avalanche Gulch route. Our course is a two-day or three day guided ascent with professional guides &  instruction in ice ax and crampon use including ice ax self-arrest.

Mt Whitney Climbers

Mt Whitney Summer Ascents

A very popular guided ascent of Mt Whitney via the Mountaineer’s Route. An excellent way to climb the highest mountain in Sierra Nevada and the lower 48 states. A great climb for the beginning mountaineer or intermediate, SWS California Mountain Guides – book online or give us a call – 888-797-6867

Rock Climbing

Bear Valley/ Lover’s Leap / Alabama Hills
Learn the basics of mountain climbing in the stunning alpine environment of the Eastern Sierras or Bear Valley with SWS California Mountain Guides. This three day course is skill based training which begins with the basics of snow travel and culminates with an ascent of the Crystal Crag.

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OFFICES

SWS Main Office -- We've Moved
110 Alpine St., Mount Shasta, California 96067

Bear Valley Office:
P.O. Box 5104
265 Bear Valley Rd, Bear Valley, California 95223

Lone Pine Office:
120 South Main St., Suite 1.5, Lone Pine, California 93545