Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue Course

3 days / 2 nights

Crevasse Rescue Course

Price per person


Join SWS Mountain Guides for an immersive Glacier Travel Crevasse Rescue course. This intensive program is designed to equip climbers with the essential techniques for ice, snow, glacier travel, and rescue. Our base-camp is nestled at the foot of the majestic Hotlum Glacier, providing the perfect setting for hands-on training in ice falls, crevasses, and seracs. Over the course of two days, you’ll master the art of roped team travel, ice ax self-arrest, crampon techniques, technical ice climbing, snow and ice anchor placement, rescue systems (‘C’ and ‘Z’ pulleys), and glacial route finding. Whether your aspirations lie in conquering the Pacific Northwest’s snow-capped peaks, ascending Mt. McKinley, exploring South America, or scaling the Himalayas, this course is your gateway to success. Secure your spot today and embark on an adventure of a lifetime!

Departure: Mt Shasta, California
Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
Skill Level: Previous hiking and backpacking experience is required. Previous rock, snow, or mountaineering is helpful.
Group Size: 8
Guide to Guest ratio: 1:4

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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