Climb The Sierra Nevada!
Features climbs of Mount Whitney and Mount Russell. We offer climbing in some of the most beautiful areas in California. Use the menu above to navigate through the Climbs we offer.
Classic 3rd Class Peak Ascents
3rd Class climbs require the use of hands and feet but no previous rock climbing training is necessary and we bring a rope for safety. These are exhilarating and rewarding climbs for anyone in good physical shape who enjoys a limited amount of moderate exposure. Listed here are a few of our favorite peaks that fit in to this category. We list some with scheduled dates with prices based on a minimum of two. All can be booked any time with advanced reservation. See our private rates for custom dates.
Alpine Ice Climbs
Many peaks in the Sierra contain couloirs that hold permanent snow and ice. As the summer stretches into August many melt freeze cycles have hardened spring snow creating high quality alpine ice. These climbs range in length, steepness and difficulty and offer something for everybody. We have been ice climbing since 1987 and are intimately familiar with the many fine gully ice climbs in the Sierra. Listed below are some with scheduled dates and prices based on a minimum of two. All can be booked any time with advanced reservation. See our private rates for custom dates.
Elevation 14,497 feet, 4418m
Mt. Whitney is the highest mountain in the contiguous 48 states and one of the most sought after peaks in the United States. We climb Mt. Whitney by several routes throughout the year and each trip offers its own unique experience and requires different mountaineering skills.
We have scheduled dates through the links below. All trips can be arranged for custom dates too. Contact our office for more detailed information on each offering and to apply for a trip.
Sierra Mountaineering International is an authorized mountaineering guide service operating in partnership under special use permit with the Inyo National Forest, Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Park, Joshua Tree National Park, and other agencies where applicable.
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