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Mount Shasta 14,179 ft – Glacier Climbs and Courses

Located in California’s far north, Mt Shasta, the second-highest Cascade Volcano, just 232 ft lower than Mt Rainier. There are seven named glaciers on Mount Shasta. The four most significant Whitney, Bolam, Hotlum & Wintun are radiating down from high on the central summit cone to below 10,000 ft (3,000 m), primarily on the north and east sides. The Whitney is the longest, and the Hotlum is the most voluminous in California. In addition, three smaller named glaciers occupy cirques near and above 11,000 ft (3,400 m) on the south and southeast sides, including the Watkins, Konwakiton & Mud Creek Glaciers. Making Mt Shasta the place in California, for glacier climbs and courses with training on real glaciers while still in California. Click on the Photos below for more information.

North Palisade 14,248

Mt Shasta 3-Day Hotlum Bolam Ridge Climb

Mt Shasta Hotlum Bolam Glacier

Mt Shasta 5-Day Glacier Course

Mt Shasta Crevasse Rescue

Mt Shasta 3-Day Crevasse Rescue Course

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SWS Main Office:
110 Alpine St. Mount Shasta, California

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