Come learn the basics of ski mountaineering on some of the best ski mountaineering terrain in the lower 48 and ski off Northern California’s most iconic peak!
Our three day ski mountaineering camp will give you the tools you need to safely ascend and descend classic Northwest ski mountaineering objectives. Topics include: steep skinning, basic and advanced snow climbing techniques, steep skiing techniques, whiteout navigation, fast and light camping, and springtime avalanche awareness. Mt. Shasta offers unparalleled springtime corn skiing opportunities and is a great training ground for aspiring ski mountaineers. The camp will culminate in a summit bid with a potential ski descent of the classic Avalanche Gulch route offering up to 7000′ of corn skiing right back to the car. Backcountry ski experience and the ability to ski variable snow with a 40 lb. pack is required.