SWS Mountain Guides
Featured Winter Courses 2023
Popular Climbs and Courses
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 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
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.