Shasta Ice & Snow Expedition Course

Ice & Snow Expedition Course

Mt. Shasta Glacier Expedition Course
with Northside Summit Ascent

5 days / 4 nights / Cost: $1,375.00

Shasta Ice & Snow Expedition CourseA comprehensive mountaineering course for learning the techniques needed to climb glaciated terrain safely. For all climbers wanting to climb the snow-capped peaks of the Pacific Northwest, Mt. Mckinley, South America or the Himalayas. Our course takes you from the beginning with a review and introduction to the essential tools of ice ax and crampon techniques to rope team travel, ice climbing, ice & snow anchors and crevasse rescue skills. Then we put your new skills to the test on a climb of Mt. Shasta via a glaciated Northside route across the Hotlum Bolum Glacier. Experience California's largest & extensive glaciers on the north side of Mount Shasta.
Instruction includes: basic to advanced crampon and ice ax skills, glacier team travel, individual and group self-arrest, crevasse self-rescue, z and c pulley rescue 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.

Mount Shasta Glacier Expedition Course Gallery

Mt Shasta Hotlum Bolam Ridge Route
Glacier Climbers
Shasta Glacier
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