Ski Mountaineering Clinic
Now Offered in two Locations:
Bear Valley CA. – Ski Mountaineering Clinics
Mt. Shasta, CA. – Ski Mountaineering Clinics
Mt Shasta Ski Clinic – Avalanche Gulch, Casaval Ridge, or Green Butte Ridge
Bear Valley Ski Clinic – On the flanks of the Bear Valley Ski Resort.
1 Day / 6-8 hrs / $175.00
Lodging available at the SWS Mountain Guides Bunk House add $50.00 per night
Join SWS Mountain Guides for a one-day ski mountaineering clinic on the flanks of Mt. Shasta’s or Bear Valley Ski Resort. Designed as a pre-course for those attempting or interested in Mt. Shasta one or two-day ski descents with excellent alpine skiing skills but are unfamiliar with Ski Mountaineering equipment. Instruction includes; full review of ski mountaineering equipment, the use of skins, efficient track setting, expertise and techniques for technical uphill terrain, techniques for skiing steeper terrain safely. An evaluation of backcountry skiing techniques with suggested adjustments to technique, tips, and coaching. Our clinic is designed to give you practical instruction in all the necessary skills you will need to ski Mt. Shasta safely and efficiently with a guide.
Whether you are skiing on your own or join one of our Shasta Ski Descents, this clinic is the perfect compliment/refresher for the ski descent. If you are taking our two day Shasta Summit Ski Descent, we highly recommend taking this clinic the day or two before you one or two-day ski descent.
Departure: Bear Valley, California or Mt. Shasta, California
Best Airport: Sacramento, California
Group Size: 6 Clients
Guide to Client Ratio: 1:3
Experience Level: Advanced to Expert Skiers or Snowboarders