Dana Couloir, Mt. Dana

The Dana Couloir extends over 1200 feet above the Dana Glacier.


The chute is sustained 40-45 degrees offering 6-8 pitches of roped ice climbing. A short hike above the couloir leads to a spectacular summit with views of Mono Lake to the east, and Tuolumne Meadows and Yosemite Valley to the west.

Elevation: 13,053 feet, 3978m
Difficulty: Beginner
Length of Trip: 1 Day
Difficulty Rating: Grade 4 Ice


$520 per person guided 1:1

$320 per person guided 2:1


The best time to climb the Dana Couloir is June and July.

Custom dates are available.