Camping on an alpine ridge mountaineering
Camping on an alpine ridge mountaineering
Camping on an alpine ridge mountaineering

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Shasta Mountain Guides

Mt Shasta Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue
Mount Shasta - 5 days

A Mt Shasta glacier & crevasse rescue alpine climbing course for those looking to take their mountaineering & alpine climbing skills to the next level. A comprehensive mountaineering course conducted on the beautiful Hotlum Glacier on Mt Shasta's heavily glaciated north side.

Technical mountaineering instruction includes:

  • Glacier Travel & Navigation
  • Rope Team Travel & Belaying
  • Crevasse Rescue
  • Alpine Ice Climbing
  • Glacial Navigation

Crevasse rescue training will include all hauling systems, prusking and one-on-one rescue teachniques.

The course culminates with a climb of Mount Shasta via a spectacular technical glacier route - The Hotlum Glacier. Along the way we strive to ensure personal attention, good times and lots of fun!

Perfect climbing and mountaineering training for those who have goals that include the large glaciated peaks of the world...or for those who simply want a taste of those glaciated peaks closer to home.


View the Itinerary for this mountaineering course.

For more California alpine climbing & mountaineering courses check out our main Alpine Climbing / Mountaineering page.

For area information for Mount Shasta, including lodging & driving directions check out our Mount Shasta Travel Page

Location: Mount Shasta, Hotlum Glacier

Prerequisites: Previous ice axe and crampon experience required or one of our intro to mountaineering courses.

Dates 2015: Jul 17-21, Aug 14-18

Cost: $850


  • Professional mountaineering instruction.
  • Breakfast & dinner while on the mountain.
  • Group camping equipment such as tents and cooking equipment.
  • Also includes Mt Shasta summit pass.




Mt. Shasta climbing trips are operated by Shasta Mountain Guides, a company permitted by the Shasta/Trinity National Forest

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