SWS Mountain Guides Resources

SWS Mountain Guides Information & Resources

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SWS Mountain Guides Course & Climb Information:

SWS Mountain Guides Shasta Office Map
SWS Mountain Guides Lone Pine Office Map
California Rock & Ski Guides  Bear Valley Office Map
SWS Shasta Equipment Rentals
SWS Whitney Equipment Rentals
General Information
Physical Conditioning Info
Payment, Deposit, & Transfers Policy
General Travel Information
Make it go Guarantee
Medical Information Form
SWS Release Form
Expedition Application
General Expedition Information
Trekking Application
General Trekking/Adventure Information

Avalanche Information:

National Avalanche Center
Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center
Mt. Shasta Avalanche Center
Friends of the Mt. Shasta Avalanche Center

Mountain Weather Information:

Mt. Shasta Weather Information
Mt. Whitney Weather Information
International Weather Information by Mountain / Range

Mt. Whitney / Eastern Sierra Nevada Transportation:

Recommend Airport:
Las Vegas, Nevada / LAS – 223 miles from Lone Pine, CA.
Mammoth Lakes, California Airport / MMH – 92.5 miles from Lone Pine, CA.

Ground Transportation Eastern Sierra / Mt. Whitney:
Eastern Sierra Public Transportation
Eastern Sierra Shuttle Services

Mt. Shasta / Southern Cascades Transportation:

Recommended Airport: Sacramento California / SMF, – 212 miles from Mt. Shasta
Redding, California Airport  / RDD – 50 miles from Mt. Shasta
Medford, Oregon / MFR -90 miles from Mt. Shasta

AMTRAK Train Transportation to Dunsmuir, California

(5 miles from Mt. Shasta, CA call us to arrange a pick up)
Ground Transportation Mt. Shasta Area:
Mt. Shasta Shuttle Services

Eastern Sierra Nevada Lodging Information:

Mt.Whitney Hostel Lone Pine, California- Mt. Whitney Climbs
Murphey’s Motel, Lee Vining, Calfornia – Ice Climbing
Lone Pine Chamber of Commerce
Bishop Visitor Center
Mammoth Lakes Visitor Center

Mt. Shasta Lodging Information:

SWS Mountain Guides Bunk House
Mt. Shasta Chamber of Commerce

Mountain Shops:

Wilson Eastside Sports, Bishop, California
Elevations, Lone Pine, California
Fifth Season, Mt. Shasta, California
Shasta Basecamp, Mt. Shasta, California

Recommended Organizations:

American Alpine Club
American Avalanche Association
Wilderness Medical Association
Leave No Trace
Access Fund
Shasta/Trinity National Forest – Mt. Shasta
Inyo National Forest – Mt. Whitney / Eastern Sierra