The course to take for essential technical mountaineering skills
Get prepared this spring with this very comprehensive mountaineering course on Lassen Peak. This course covers crampon and ice axe use, self arrest, rope work, snow and ice belay techniques, recognition and prevention of altitude related illnesses, avalanche awareness, route selection, navigation, basic snow camping skills, safety, and much more. This three day course concludes with a summit attempt. This is a great course in preparation for Mount Shasta. Breakfasts, dinners, and group camping equipment are included.
Location:Lassen Volcanic National Park, Mineral California
Time:8:30am on Day 1 to approximately 2:00pm on Day 3
Level:This course is for beginning climbers ready for strenuous uphill hiking wearing a pack. Previous camping experience is helpful, but not required.
What to Bring:
Please see the Mountaineering Gear Checklist for what to bring and feel free to contact us with any questions.
Be sure to bring cash for the entrance fee into Lassen Volcanic National Park and consider bringing a tip for your guide for exceptional service.
Outback Adventures Provides:
- Meals, including breakfasts and dinners
- Cooking Equipment
- Saftey Equipment (tranceivers, probes, shovels, helmets)
- Experienced, friendly guides
Directions to Lassen Volcanic National Park from the South Bay Area
From the South Bay Area take 280 South which turns into 680 North. This eventually will allow you to take 80 North. Just past Vacaville, take 505 North, which merges with I-5 North. Continue on I-5 until you reach the town of Red Bluff. Take Highway 36 east to the town of Mineral. A few miles past the town of Mineral you will turn left onto Highway 89, and this will take you to the Southwest entrance station and the Kohm Yah-Mah-Nee visitor center.
Meeting Place: Meet outside of the Kohm Yah-Mah-Nee Visitor Center.
Please choose a location and date to sign up for:
Lassen Volcanic National Park: Please call for dates
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