Our most popular guided ascent to the summit of Mt. Shasta is via Mt. Shasta’s Avalanche Gulch route. This course is a two day guided ascent with professional instruction in ice axe and crampon use including ice axe self-arrest. Depending on time constraints we may also briefly touch on the basics of route finding, mountain sense, and mountain safety. Our climb is for anyone who has a desire to learn the skills necessary to ascend Mt. Shasta safely and wishes to explore the world of alpine mountaineering with a professional guide, while climbing the most popular and direct route to the summit of Mt. Shasta via the spectacular Avalanche Gulch route.
Departure City: Mt. Shasta, California
Group Size: Limited to 8 clients
Guide to Client Ratio: 1:4
Experience Level: Anyone in good to excellent physical condition with a desire to reach the summit of Mt. Shasta. Hiking and backpacking experience is recommended.
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- Professional instruction/guide
- Breakfast and dinner
- Hot drinks
- Group equipment
- Ice ax
- Permits and summit permit fees.
About This Supplier
Joined InfoHub: Mar 2007
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M15970 co-owned Timothy Keating, CEO and one of the original co-founders of the company. Along with Dave Cressman, our 15 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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