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California Rock Guides Privates & Custom Groups 2019

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Full Payment required for discount, cannot be combined with any other discounts or reduced pricing, excludes international expeditions & treks  — give us a call — 888.797.6867


You can take your very own personal MAS / SWS Mountain Guide with you on your customized mountaineering climb, trek, or adventure to any place in the world. We are very experienced at arranging private and custom courses, guided ascents, rock or ice climbing, ski/ snowboard tours or lessons, international expeditions or adventure travel for just you or you and a group of your family and friends! Our private & group courses and climbs matched to your group’s needs, goals, and desires.

We hold commercial permits in many of California’s best climbing locations including Bear Valley, Eastern Sierra Nevada and Mount Shasta with access to several other favorite venues. We also have more than 28 years experience conducting international expeditions, treks, and adventures from Kilimanjaro, Aconcagua, Elbrus, Machu Picchu, African Safaris, Nepal Expeditions, Everest Treks, Morocco, Russian Adventures and More!

How to schedule a Private

It is best to contact California Rock Guides or SWS Mountain Guides as early in the planning process as possible.  Once your adventure has been established, you will receive a link to book on our online registration form. Any questions give us a call at 888.797.6867

Private & Custom Rates

California Rock Guides Private rates are based on the length and intensity of the program. Prices reflect the cost for each person per day.

Regular Day Climbs, Clinics, Adventures: Instructional days which last 6-8 hours. This category is considered “front-country” and is usually readily accessible via a short hike.
Dates: Custom / Private Dates
Year around 
 Regular Day 6-8 hours /no overnight
Rock Instruction, Guided Rock Climbs
Ski & Snowboard Instruction/Tours / Descents
Mountaineering Instruction / Guided Mountain Hikes
Private 1:1 $375.00
Private 1:2 $225.00.00 per person
Private 1:3 $175.00 per person
Private 1:4 $150.00 per person
Private 1:5 $140.00 per person
Private Groups of 5 or more, call for a quote

Regular overnight Adventures, Climbs, Expeditions: Overnight adventures include tents, stoves, dinner and breakfasts, permits, permit fee, all safety equipment & technical gear as needed.

Dates: Custom/ Private Dates
Available: Year around
Duration: 2-14 Days / Overnight
Matterhorn Peak Ascent
Overnight Ski Tours
Technical Multi-Pitch Rock Ascents – Incredible Hulk / Calaveras Dome
Mt. Shasta Summit Ascent
Mt. Whitney Summit Ascent / Instruction
Palisade Traverse, Sierra Nevada
Sierra High Route Ski Tour
Private 1:1 $500.00 per day
Private 1:2 $800.00/$400.00 per person per day
Private Groups of 3 or more – regular prices
Give us a call: 888.797.6867 for a group quote

Extreme Days: Big adventures ranging from a very long day, such as a Grade VI multi-pitch rock climbs, to one-day ascents of major peaks.

Dates: Custom / Private Dates
Available: Year around
Duration: Extreme Days -12-14 Hrs
Mt. Shasta One Day Climbs
Mt. Whitney One Day Ascents
Multi-Pitch Techincal Climbs
Eastern Sierra Full Day Ski Descents
Private 1:1 $850.00
Private 1:2 $650.00 per person
Private 1:3 $550.00 per person
Private Groups of 4 or more, call for a quote

Camp, Organizations, & Larger Group Rates

Groups consist of 5+ people and price vary depending on scope and duration of each program. These rates are intended to give you a starting point, and MAS/SWS reserves the right to award additional discounts for program length, group history, and level of commitment.  Prices based on each person per day and half day rates are roughly 70% of full day pricing. Contact us for a quote specifically designed for your group or organization. Call Tim at 888.797.6867

Recreation: Instructional days which last 6-8 hours. This category is considered “front-country” and is usually readily accessible via a short hike.

5-7 people: $100
8-12 people: $90
13-18 people: $80
19-24 people: $70
25-30 people: $60