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Introduction to Mountaineering Shasta Climb

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 3 day(s)
Group Size: 4 - 8 people
Destination(s): California  
Specialty Categories: Outdoor Skills School   Mountain/Rock Climbing  
Season: May - August
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 545 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 545 US Dollar (USD)

Introduction to Mountaineering - 3 day Guided Summit Climb - Avalanche Gulch or West Face: A three-day weekend instructional course in the basics of mountaineering including a summit climb via Mt. Shasta’s Avalanche Gulch. This seminar includes instruction in: complete ice axe and crampon use, ice-axe self-arrest, route finding, mountain sense, establishing a proper camp, and mountain safety.

For anyone who has a desire to acquire the skills necessary to ascend Mt. Shasta safely, and wishes to explore the world of alpine mountaineering. Included is an additional day of mountaineering instruction and an extra day of acclimatization. Climb Mt. Shasta at a slower rate and really enjoy your time on the mountain. For beginning climbers wanting to learn how to climb!

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Professional instruction/guide
- Breakfast and dinner
- Group climbing equipment
- Helmets and ice axes
- Group camping equipment including tents and stoves
- Permits and Mt. Shasta summit fees.