Bear Valley Rock Climbing

Friends, Groups, Family, Boy Scouts

Alabama Hills Rock Climbing

Basic, Intermediate, Rock Rescue

Lover's Leap Rock Climbing

Multi-Pitch Climbing, Advanced

Sierra Nevada Rock Climbs

Whitney, Russell, Williamson

Castle Crags Rock Climbing

Multi-Pitch Route, Cosmic Wall

Calaveras Dome

Big Wall Climbing, Aid Climbing

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SWS Mountain Guides

Shasta Location & Bunkhouse
210 East Lake St.
Mt. Shasta, CA. 96067
Reservations 888.797.6867

California Rock Guides
Lone Pine & Bear Valley
120 S. Main St. Suite 1.5  / 265 Bear Valley Rd
Lone Pine, CA 93545   / Bear Valley, CA. 95223
Reservations 888.797.6867
California Ski Guides

Bear Valley - Winter
265 Bear Valley Road
Bear Valley, CA. 95223
Reservations 888.797.6867


California Rock Guides

California Rock Guides, California Ski Guides, SWS Mountain Guides

California Rock Guides, SWS Mountain Guides, & California Ski Guides  Mountain Adventure Seminars 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 36th 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, Alabama Hills National Recreation Area, Eldorado National Forest, Toiyabe National Forest, Stanislaus National Forest. 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, Pro 1 & Pro 2 in 2020), back-country skiing, ski touring, and mountain ski descents throughout California for over 35 years. We also offer International Expeditions and have been conducting expeditions to countries such as Nepal, Tanzania, Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Japan and United Federation of Russia with over 32 years of international expedition experience. 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”