Mt Shasta Avalanche Gulch

2 days / 1 night

Mt Shasta Avalanche Gulch

Price per person


Our Avalanche Gulch 2-Day climb is our most popular guided ascent to the summit of Mt Shasta. This course is a guided ascent with professional guides, including instruction in ice axe and crampon use, and also self-arrest techniques. Depending on time constraints we may touch on the basics of route finding, mountain sense, and mountain safety. This climb is designed for those who desire to learn the skills necessary to ascend safely and who wish to explore the world of alpine mountaineering.  Learn skills from a professional guide while climbing the most popular and direct route to the summit via the spectacular Mt Shasta Avalanche Gulch route.


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: 6
Guide to Guest ratio: 1:3

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“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


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