Alpine Rock Mountaineering Courses – Sierra Nevada

Alpine Rock Camps I & II - Sierra Nevada

Alpine Rock Camp I - 3 Days
Beginner to Intermediate
Sierra Nevada, California

3 days / 2 nights / Cost: $745.00

Sierra Nevada Alpine MountaineeringLearn the basics of mountain climbing in the stunning alpine environment of the Eastern Sierra. This three-day course is “skills-based” training which begins with the basics of snow travel and culminates with an ascent of the Crystal Crag. Learn how to use a variety of tools and techniques for climbing the rock. Offers you great opportunity for an introduction to summer alpine mountaineering. Join us for some fun learn new skills and have a great adventure in the Eastern Sierra Nevada.
This course consists of three consecutive day trips, no need to carry heavy packs. Forest Service campgrounds located only minutes away from our daily meeting locations. Motels and Lodges are also available as well, full information on campsites and motels will be sent on receipt of your reservation.

 

Departure: Lee Vining, California
Group Size: 6 clients with 2 guides
Guide to client ratio:
1:3
Experience Level: Previous hiking and backpacking experience required. No previous mountaineering experience is needed.

 

 

Alpine Advanced Rock Camp II – 3 Days
Intermediate to Advanced
Sierra Nevada, California

3 days / 2 nights / Cost: $825.00

Advanced Alpine Rock Sierra NevadaA continuation of our  Alpine Rock Mountaineering featuring a quick review of basic mountaineering techniques before moving on to advanced instruction on protection placement, route finding, alpine rock climbing techniques and multi-pitch climbing. We will then attempt the a selection of one day Alpine rock climbs depending on the experience of the group. For the persons with previous rock climbing experience (outside or gym) or who has taken a Basic Alpine Course or Mountaineering Camp. This course consists of three consecutive day trips, no need to carry heavy packs. Forest Service campgrounds are located only a few miles away from our daily meeting locations. Motels and Lodges are also available as well, full information on campsites and motels will be send upon request. Come to join us for some summer climbing fun in the Sierra.

Departure: Lee Vining, California
Group Size: 4 clients with 2 guides
Guide to client ratio:
1:2
Experience Level: Intermediate to Advanced  Previous basic mountaineering experience including basic belays, knots.  Or completion of our  Alpine Rock Mountaineering Course.

 

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