Mt. Shasta Glacier Expedition Course

5 days / 4 nights

Mt Shasta Ice & Snow Glacier

Price per person


Our Mt Shasta Ice & Snow Course is a comprehensive mountaineering course to safely learn the techniques needed to climb glaciated terrain. For all climbers wanting to climb the snow-capped peaks of the Pacific Northwest, Mt. Mckinley, South America, or the Himalayas. Our expedition course takes you from the beginning with a review and introduction to the essential tools of ice ax and crampon techniques to rope team travel, ice climbing, ice & snow anchors, and crevasse rescue skills. In addition, our course includes a Summit Ascent via the Hotlum Bolum glacier putting your skills to the test.

Departure: Mt Shasta, California
Duration: 5 days / 4 nights
Skill Level: Previous hiking and backpacking experience is required. No previous snow or ice mountaineering experience is needed. But previous rock, snow, or mountaineering is helpful.
Group Size: 6
Guide to Guest ratio: 1:3

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“Expedition was great. Scott and Richard were incredibly prepared and helpful and they always answered all the doubts we had. I learned a lot and pinned down some points that had forgotten it. Definitely SWS mountain guides is a must recommend.”
— Mt. Shasta Ice and Snow Expedition Course —
Ubal – San Mateo, California


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110 Alpine St. Mount Shasta, California

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