Mt Shasta Avalanche Gulch

Introduction to Mountaineering with Summit Ascent
3 days / 2 nights

mt shasta avalanche gulch

Price per person


Our three-day Mt Shasta Avalanche Gulch, Introduction to Mountaineering course is a carefully crafted blend of adventure and skill development. Designed for both beginners and experienced climbers, this instructional course covers the fundamentals of mountaineering, culminating in a thrilling summit climb via Mt Shasta’s Avalanche Gulch route. No prior mountaineering experience is necessary to join this course. Led by our team of highly trained professional guides, you’ll receive comprehensive instruction on essential techniques such as ice axe and crampon usage, ice-axe self-arrest, route finding, mountain awareness, establishing a proper camp, and ensuring your safety on the mountain. Embark on this incredible journey at a more relaxed pace, savoring every moment of your time on Mt Shasta’s legendary Avalanche Gulch route.

Departure Point: Mt Shasta, California
Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
Skill Level: Previous hiking and backpacking experience required. No previous mountaineering experience is needed.
Group Size:
Guide to Guest ratio: 1:3

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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