Mt. Whitney Winter Ascent
via the Mountaineer's Route - 4 Days
4 days / 3 nights / Cost: $1,100.00
Mt. Whitney offers another exceptional training ground for intermediate to advanced climbers wanting to expand their experience in the winter environment. Climbing the highest peak in the lower 48 states is an exciting and rewarding challenge during the winter months.
Winter ascents offer unique challenges such as managing yourself in the environment and climbing around avalanche terrain. Working with our expert guides allows you to gain the knowledge and experience needed to climb similar mountains around the world. The conditions during the winter months on Mt. Whitney will give you the experience you necessary to join expeditions to the far corners of the globe, as well as to tackle those winter ascents in the lower 48 states. Expand your climbing into the winter season and your climbing experience with a winter attempt of Mt. Whitney via the Mountaineer’s route.
An ice ax and crampon clinic can be arranged the day before the ascent at extra cost for those who need additional instruction with ice ax and crampon skills
Departure: Lone Pine, California
Best Airport: Las Vegas, Nevada
Group Size: 6 clients with two guides – 1:3 guides to client ratio
Experience Level: Experienced climbers, snowshoers, skiers, and snowboarders with previous ice ax, crampon, and rope handling skills.
Mt. Whitney Winter Ascent Gallery