Longer multi-pitch climbing is where it is at for us! We love getting up high and the sense of commitment that comes with being hundreds of feet above the horizontal. This program continues our Rock II course and gives you more practice on longer multi-pitch routes and will really get you into the swing of being high off the ground as one pitch flows into the other.
We have selected two of the finest local climbs for this outing. One climb is out of Lone Pine at the end of the Whitney Portal road. The second is in the Bishop area above Cardinal Village just west of Bishop in the North Fork of Bishop Creek.
Our guides are American Mountain Guides Association trained so you can expect the highest level of climbing and safety knowledge combined with solid instructional skills and professionalism.
Comfortable, loose-fitting clothing for warm or cold, wet or dry weather, a sack lunch, sunscreen, sun hat, 2 quarts water, snacks, camera and film, and a daypack to carry it all.
We highly recommend that you spend at least one night at moderate altitude (higher than 8,000′) just prior to the trip. Spending a night in Mammoth would do the trick. Please refer to our Planning for Success info sheet for more info.