Welcome to California Rock Guides
California Rock Guides, SWS Mountain Guides, & California Ski Guides are divisions of Sierra Wilderness Seminars Inc. our parent company, is co-owned by Timothy S. Keating (CEO), and David Cressman (COO, Chief Operations Officer) and “JB” James Brown (CMO, Chief Marketing Officer) rounds out the management team at Sierra Wilderness Seminars Inc.
Established in 1981 and heading into our 35th season, we are one of only 3 guide services to hold a commercial guiding permit on Mt. Shasta & Castle Crags Wilderness Area, one of 8 mountain guides services to hold a permanent commercial guiding permit on the Inyo National Forest authorized to provide guide services year around including Mt. Whitney ascents in both winter and summer. We are Insured by Worldwide Outfitters and Guides Association (WOGA) and hold additional commercial use licenses in the following Sequoia/King National Park, Lassen Volcanic National Park, Pinnacles National Park, Alabama Hills National Recreation Area. SWS Mountain Guides has been offering rock climbing, ice climbing, glacier travel, alpine mountaineering, American Avalanche Association certified avalanche seminars (level I and level II), back-country skiing, ski touring, and mountain ski descents throughout California for over 34 years. We also offer International Expeditions and have been conducting expeditions to countries such as Nepal, Tanzania, Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and United Federation of Russia with over 30 years of international expedition experience.
Feel call Toll-Free 888.797.6867, text, e-mail, or join our Facebook Fan page for more detailed information on particular areas of interest. We feel we can offer the best possible combination of relaxation, education, skill enhancement, adventure, and excitement and all at very competitive prices.
“Our clients are our best advertisement”
Yours in the Spirit of Adventure,
Timothy Keating , David Cressman, James Brown “JB”