Guiding the Worlds Mountain since 1981

Mt Whitney Climbs

Whitney Masiff with Climbers 2

Mt Whitney Summer Ascent Mountaineer's Route

$1,125.00  per person / 3 Days

Our climb offers a practical introduction to alpine climbing– providing a guided ascent of Mt. Whitney via the Mountaineer’s Route (class 2-3), An excellent way to explore and climb the highest mountain in Sierra Nevada and the lower 48 states. A great climb for the beginning mountaineer or intermediate backpacker who wants to climb this peak in an adventurous way. Providing an uncrowded route, with fantastic views of the East Face of Mt. Whitney. 

Note: NOT the Mt. Whitney Trail Route
2022 Departures are available
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Dates 2022

May 28-30 – OPEN
Winter Spring Ascent /Memorial Day Weekend
June 10-12 – OPEN
June 12-14 – OPEN
June 15-17 – OPEN
June 22-24 – 2 Spots Left
June 24-26 – OPEN
July 2-4 – 5 Spots Left
4th of July
July 8-10 – OPEN
July 21-23 – OPEN
July 29-31 – OPEN
August 5-7 – OPEN
August 11-13 – OPEN
August 16-18 – OPEN
August 20-22 – OPEN
August 26-28 – OPEN
September 3-5 – OPEN
Labor Day Weekend
September 8-10 – OPEN
September 17-19 – OPEN
September 23-25 – OPEN
October  1-3 – OPEN

Whitney East Buttress

Mt Whitney East Face or East Buttress

3 days / 2 nights
$1,225.00 per person with 2 climbers
$1,525.00 per person private one on one / single climber

The Summit of Mt. Whitney is the highest point in the contiguous United States. Both the Whitney East Face or Whitney East Buttress take routes directly to the summit. Both routes are Whitney Sierra Classics. To climb these classics you are required to have solid rock climbing skills, desire, and excellent physical conditioning for our three-day adventure on Whitney East Face or Whitney East Buttress.

Dates 2022

June 17-19 – OPEN
July 13-15*- OPEN
August 8-10*- OPEN
Custom Dates Available
Give us a call 888.797.6867

Whitney Meadows

Mt Whitney Backpack with Summit Ascent

$1,795.00 per person / 6 days

SWS Mountain Guides on a six-day guided backpacking adventure into the heart of the Sierra Nevada high country. Including a Summit hike to the top Mt. Whitney at 14,505 feet, Mt. Whitney is the highest peak in the lower 48 states and, as such, is an excellent climb from the backside or west side of Mt. Whitney. Our adventure is a great extended backpacking hike for the beginning or intermediate backpacker who wants to climb this peak via an adventurous 6-day trek: fantastic views plus many other mountains in the Sierra from high points along the trail. Our route is a classic 6- day adventure getting away from it all and avoiding the crowds.

Dates 2022

August 9-14 – OPEN
August 23-28- OPEN
September 1-6 – OPEN