Shasta Ice & Snow Expedition Course

Ice & Snow Expedition Course

Mt. Shasta Glacier Expedition Course
with Northside Summit Ascent

5 days / 4 nights / Cost: $1,495.00

Shasta Ice & Snow Expedition CourseA comprehensive mountaineering course for learning the techniques needed to climb glaciated terrain safely. For all climbers wanting to climb the snow-capped peaks of the Pacific Northwest, join an expedition to Mt. Mckinley, South America or the Himalayas. Our 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. Then we put your new skills to the test on a climb of Mt. Shasta via a glaciated Northside route across the Hotlum Bolum Glacier. Experience California's largest & extensive glaciers on the north side of Mount Shasta.
Instruction includes: basic to advanced crampon and ice ax skills, glacier team travel, individual and group self-arrest, crevasse self-rescue, z and c pulley rescue systems, snow & ice anchors, glacial navigation, and ice climbing techniques. Culminating with an alpine-style summit attempt via a glaciated Northside route.

Departure City: Mt. Shasta, California
Group Size
: Limited to 8 clients
Guide to Client Ratio:
Experience Level:
Anyone in good to excellent physical condition with a desire to reach the summit of Mt. Shasta via a challenging route. No snow or ice climbing experience needed, previous mountaineering experience helpful but not required. Hiking and or Backpacking experience required.

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