Mt Shasta Avalanche Gulch

2 days / 1 night

Climbers Mt Shasta

Price per person


Our most popular 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 in ice ax and crampon use including ice ax self-arrest. Depending on time constraints we may also briefly touch on the basics of route finding, mountain sense, and mountain safety. Our climb is for anyone who has a desire to learn the skills necessary to ascend safely and wishes to explore the world of alpine mountaineering with a professional guide while climbing the most popular and direct route to the summit via the spectacular Mt Shasta Avalanche Gulch route.

Dates 2022

Avalanche Gulch 2 Days
April 9-10 – OPEN

April  12-13* – OPEN
April 16-17 – OPEN
April 19-20* – OPEN
April 30 – May 1 – OPEN
May 3-4* – OPEN
May 7-8 – OPEN
May 10-11* – OPEN
May 14-15 – OPEN
May 17-18* – OPEN
May 21-22 – OPEN
May 24-25* – OPEN
May 28-29 – OPEN
Memorial Day
June 4-5 – OPEN
June 7-8* – OPEN
June 11-12 – OPEN
June 14-15* – OPEN
June 18-19 – OPEN
June 21-22* – OPEN
June 25-26- OPEN
July 2-3- OPEN
4th of July
July 9-10- OPEN
July 12-13*- OPEN
July 16-17- OPEN
* midweek departure

Departure: Mt Shasta, California
Duration: 2 days / 1 night
Skill Level: Previous hiking and backpacking experience required. No previous mountaineering experience is needed.
Group Size: 8
Guide to Client ratio: 1:4

Still Have Questions? Give Us a Call!  888-797-6867

“Tim and Matt were great guides! I appreciated Tim’s extensive experience and his calm, yet straight-forward demeanor, and found his guidance to be encouraging and easy to follow. All in all, our group had a great time. Thank you for your great service!”

— Mt. Shasta Summit Ascent –
Carolyn – San Francisco, California


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