Bishop, CA based Sierra Mountain Center is owned and operated by long-time Sierra guides Robert "SP" Parker, and Todd Vogel. Although the partnership was formed in the late 1990's, both Parker and Vogel have been climbing and guiding in the area for over 20 years.
One of the strengths of SMC is their instructional program. Their course offerings include the usual mountaineering skills, but they also provide training in avalanche safety (through AIARE Level III), wilderness medicine (WFR), rescue, leading on rock, ski mountaineering, and AMGA Rock instructor and top rope site manager training. Additional custom training is available on request.
SMC runs a variety of trips year round in the Sierra, Alaska, and internationally. Areas of operation include:
For more information, contact them at:
Sierra Mountain Center, LLC.
174 W. Line St
Bishop, CA, 93514