Shasta Ice Axe & Mountain Clinics

Mount Shasta Ice Axe & Mountain Skills Clinics

Ice Axe and Crampon Training Clinic - 1 Day

6-8 hours /  Cost: $150.00

Mt. Shasta Ice Axe ClinicOur one-day Ice Axe clinic is for anyone wants to ascend Mt. Shasta via Avalanche Gulch but lacks the necessary technical skills. Or for climbers or hikers who want to learn about the basic tools and techniques of snow climbing. Designed to give you the necessary information you need to hike or climb over snow-covered terrain which encountered while climbing the Avalanche Gulch route on Mt. Shasta. Topics include: Walking with the Ice axe, ice axe self-belay, ice axe self-arrest (from all positions), crampons boot fit and adjustment, walking in crampons, flat-footing, French technique, German technique, using the front points, and glissading. Our Ice Ax clinic is designed to give you practical skills needed while climbing Mt. Shasta but is not a substitute for basis mountain sense and judgment while climbing Mt. Shasta. Give us a call if you have questions or would like to arrange group training while on the mountain or in a clinic session. Book Now!

Departure City: Mt. Shasta, California
Group Size
: Limited to 10 Climbers
Guide to Client Ratio:
 1:4/5
Experience Level:
 Anyone in good physical condition with a desire to learn the basic skills needed to reach the summit of Mt. Shasta safely.

Special: Combine both our Ice Ax Clinic and our Mountaineering Clinic in one weekend for $275.00 per person USE PROMO CODE: Iceaxcombo19 on the Basic Mountain Clinic Reservation – SAVE $50.00 / 
OR Give us a call to make arrangements for your combo course or private/custom group. Call: 888.797.6867

Basic Mountaineering Training Clinic - 1 Day

6-8 hours / Cost: $175.00

Shasta Basic Mountain ClinicPerhaps the best value for climbers looking to hone their mountain skills.  This one-day climbing course is designed for individuals and groups who want or need to learn additional mountaineering techniques for their adventures.  As well as add to their knowledge base for climbing steep snow slopes, the latest in belaying and rope techniques, with instruction in a variety of climbing techniques. Instruction includes  Rope team travel, climbing knots, snow anchor placement, snow belays, and advanced ice ax and crampons techniques. Come out and spend the day with our guides/instructors for a full review of “what’s new” or learning new techniques to stay safe on your climbing adventures. Book Now!

Departure City: Mt. Shasta, California
Group Size
: Limited to 8 Climbers
Guide to Client Ratio:
 1:4
Experience Level:
 Anyone in good physical condition with a desire to learn more advanced Mountaineering skills needed to reach the summit of Mt. Shasta safely.

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