SWS Mountain Guides

California Rock Guides & California Ski Guides

Recommended Courses 2024

Popular Climbs and Courses

Mount Shasta Summer Ascent

Shasta Summer Ascent – Avalanche Gulch – 2 Day

Our most popular late season guided climb to the summit of Mount Shasta is via the popular Avalanche Gulch route. Our course is a two-day guided ascent with professional guides &  instruction mountaineering.

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

Summer Rock Climbing

Bear Valley, CA
Learn the basics of mountain climbing in the stunning alpine environment of the Northern Sierra Nevada in Bear Valley, CA. with California Rock Guides. Beginners to Advanced Full day or Half day climbs and courses. Memorial Day through Mid-September. 



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SWS Main Office: 
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