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Basic Mountaineering Course

offered by supplier M15970 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 5 day(s)
Group Size: 6 people
Destination(s): California  
Specialty Categories: Mountain/Rock Climbing  
Season: July - September
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 895 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 895 US Dollar (USD)

Topics include route planning and preparation, navigation (map/compass, altimeter, GPS), objective hazards, and mountain medicine. An introduction to the technical equipment used in alpine mountaineering, (harnesses, ropes and hardware), basic rock climbing techniques, anchor systems, belaying and rappelling. Instruction in the use of ice ax and crampons, (German and French crampon technique), self arrest, snow anchors, roped team travel, and glissading. We will put our skills to the test by attempting a 13,000 ft. peak in the Palisades via a 3rd/4th class route.

- Dates :
* July: 6-10/ July 5-9
* August: 10-14/ August 9-13
* September: 2-6 (Labor Day) / September 1-5
* October: 7-11/ October 6-10
- Guide to client ratio: 1:3
- Experience level: backpacking experience needed, no previous mountaineering experience required.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

*Note: Additional dates maybe available by arrangement with 3 or more.

About This Supplier
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Location: USA
Joined InfoHub: Mar 2007
Client Request Served: 228

M15970 co-owned Timothy Keating, CEO and one of the original co-founders of the company. Along with Dave Cressman, our 10 year Shasta operations manager, now COO of the corporation. Established in 1981, we are one of only 3 guide services to operate on Mt. Shasta and one of 8 guides’ services to offer in both winter...

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