Hotlum Bolam Ridge Ascent
Intermediate Climb, Northside of Mt. Shasta
3 day / 2 nights / Cost: $845.00
Our intermediate mountaineering ascent of the Hotlum Bolam Ridge Route is designed to increase climbers experience on moderate alpine routes found on Mt. Shasta and other Northwest Peaks. Intermediate climbers will experience a more technical and steeper route to the summit of Mt. Shasta, previous Ice Ax, and Crampon use are necessary. Includes instruction and review of the following techniques; Ice axe 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 ice anchors, and rope team travel. Additional topics may include, pacing on steeper terrain, route selection, alpine weather, and alpine route decision making. An excellent course & climb for the next step in your alpine education.
Departure City: Mt. Shasta, California
Group Size: Limited to 6 clients
Guide to Client Ratio: 1:3
Experience Level: Intermediate Mountaineers in excellent physical condition. Previous experience in crampon, ice axe use, and basic rope skills needed or Basic Mountaineering Clinic as a prerequisite.
Recommended Clinics: Basic Mountaineering Clinic
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