The massive and magnificent Mt Shasta is one of the best places to learn all the aspects of mountaineering and snow climbing. This is the classic summit expedition on Mt. Shasta, with much to offer to beginning mountaineers. The itinerary shown here is for the Avalanche Gulch route. Your guides may choose to use alternate routes as conditions require, such as the West Face or Clear Creek.
This climb is led by the SWS Mountain guides who hold the permits to operate on Shasta-Trinity National Forest and operates on a non-discriminatory basis.
This trip has a 4:1 climber to guide ratio.
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Ben Rademacher – Ben has had a long time passion for the outdoors, starting as a young boy hiking and hunting through the forests of Wisconsin. The Navy brought Ben out West where the mountains captivated his imagination. While finishing his service in 2015 Ben began to look for a new adventure in life, having been captivated by the mountains of the West Ben started honing his mountain skills, further pushing his personal climbing and training as a professional. Guiding for Ben has allowed him to combine his passion for teaching with his love for the mountains. Over the last few years he has began to build his skills in the rock and alpine realm with an emphasis on big mountain exploration from the Sierras, Cascades and into British Columbia with a desire to continue his AMGA Alpine and Rock training. “Climbing for me is relatable in many aspects of my life. It’s brings focus, commitment, trust, presence. I am at peace when climbing, totally immersed on the task at hand. The experience brings a feeling of accomplishment and yet a humble grounding to earth. It helps put the grand scheme into perspective and creates a human connection with your partners you don’t find everywhere.” Wilderness First Responder Avalanche Level 1 & Rescue Clinic AMGA SPI course, AMGA Alpine Guide Course AMGA Rock Guide Course
Do not forget to arrange for the requisite passport, visa and travel insurance, if you are booking an international trip.
We try our best to ensure accurate and up-to-date guide information, but in some cases this may change due to emergencies or other unforeseen guide scheduling challenges. In any case, another highly-rated, certified guide with similar experience would lead your trip and you will be kept informed of any such case.
* You will receive a full refund minus $100 cancellation fee. For our full cancellation policy, see our Terms & Conditions
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