Hotlum Bolum Ridge Route with Northside Shasta Summit Climb: This is a intermediate mountaineering course designed to increase climbers experience on a moderate alpine routes offering a guided climb of Mt. Shasta via the Hotlum/Bolum route. For intermediate climbers who want to experience a more technical and steeper route to the summit of Mt. Shasta.
Includes instruction and review of the following techniques; Ice ax self belay, self arrest, glissading, basic crampon use, with the introduction of the following intermediate techniques; use of the rope, team self arrest, quick safety belays, snow and/or ice anchors (depending on conditions), and rope team travel. Additional topics to be covered, climbing pacing techniques, climb planning, mountain medicine ("the acclimatizing process"), alpine weather, and alpine route finding. An excellent course for the next step in your alpine education
Dates: Contact for specific dates.
- Guide to client ratio: 1:3
- Experience level: intermediate to advanced mountaineers with previous ice axe and cramping experience
- Additional dates maybe available by arrangement with 3 or more.
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- Professional instructions/ guides
- Breakfasts and dinners
- Group climbing equipment
- Group camping equipment
- Summit fees
- Permits and permit fees.
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Our company is co-owned and co-directed by Tim Keating, CEO and one of the original co-founders of the company. Along with Dave Cressman, our 10 year Shasta operations manager, now President of the company. Established in 1981, we are one of only 3 guide services to operate on Mt. Shasta and one of 8 guides’ services...
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