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America's Wildest Winter Adventures

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From Colorado to Maine, 10 extreme winter sports that any adventurer can tackle.

Winter Mountaineering Clinic

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The Venue: High Peaks of California.

The Adventure: Crevasse rescue. Avalanche safety. Rope-work on snow. SWS Mountain Guides teaches the basics of cold-weather security and more on its introductory expeditions on Mount Shasta, Mount Lassen, Mount Whitney, and other snowy California peaks. Participants shoulder a pack and ski or snowshoe miles into a remote backcountry base camp with SWS guides. Final exam: ascending a vertiginous, snowy peak.

America's Wildest Winter Adventures

Winter Mountaineering Clinic

The Venue: High Peaks of California.

The Adventure: Crevasse rescue. Avalanche safety. Rope-work on snow. SWS Mountain Guides teaches the basics of cold-weather security and more on its introductory expeditions on Mount Shasta, Mount Lassen, Mount Whitney, and other snowy California peaks. Participants shoulder a pack and ski or snowshoe miles into a remote backcountry base camp with SWS guides. Final exam: ascending a vertiginous, snowy peak.

SWS Mountain Guides/ Timothy Keating
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