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Mt. Shasta Ice and Snow Expedition Seminar

offered by supplier M15970 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 5 day(s)
Group Size: 3 - 8 people
Destination(s): California  
Specialty Categories: Ice Climbing  
Season: June - September
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 895 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 895 US Dollar (USD)

A comprehensive mountaineering course for learning the techniques needed to safely climb glaciated terrain. A must for all climbers wanting to climb the snow capped peaks of the Pacific Northwest, Mt. Mckinley, South America or the Himalayas. We take you from the beginning with a review and/or introduction to the basic tools of ice ax and crampon techniques to rope team travel, ice climbing, ice & snow anchors and crevasse rescue skills. You put your new skills to the test on a climb of Mt. Shasta via a glaciated Northside route. Taught on the Hotlum glacier of Mt. Shasta’s Northside.
- Instruction includes: basic to advanced crampon and ice axe skills, glacier team travel, individual and team self arrest, crevasse self-rescue, z and c pulley rescues 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: 1:4
- 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.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Professional instruction/ guide
- Meals (B, D)
- Ice axes
- Helmets
- Group climbing equipment
- Group camping equipment including tents and stoves
- Permits
- Permit fees including Mt. Shasta summit fees.

About This Supplier
Location: USA
Joined InfoHub: Mar 2007

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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