2018 Winter Edition Itinerary


Tuesday March 13

  • 4:00pm:  Arrive Mt Baldy Lodge (Dinner, Gear Check, Guide Introductions)
  • 6:00pm:  Depart for San Antonio Ski Hut

Wednesday March 14:

  • 6:00am:  Depart Ski Hut for San Antonio Summit
  • 12:00pm: Drive to San Gorgonio
  • 2:00pm:  Approach Hike to San Gorgonio Base Camp via South Fork Trail

Thursday March 15:

  • 6:00am:  Depart Basecamp for San Gorgonio Summit
  • 4:00pm:  Drive to San Jacinto
  • 6:00pm:  Palm Springs Aerial Tram to Round Valley BaseCamp

Friday March 16:

  • 6:00am:  Depart Basecamp for San Jacinto Summit
  • 12:00pm:  Downtram
  • 1:00pm:  Rick's Restaurant: Celebration and Departure 


The 8MC Winter Edition will be professionally guided by Sierra Mountaineering, International.  The guide to client ratio will be 3:1 (4 total per rope team).  A gear list and fitness recommendations will be provided upon acceptance to the team.  


Application Process:  Email the following to john@threesaintsoutdoor.com:

  • Name, Shop, Shop Location 
  • How long have you worked at this shop? (include any additional outdoor industry experience or employment)
  • What year did you FINISH 8,000 Meter Challenge? (Required)
  • List any winter mountaineering experience? (Preferred but not required)
  • A few sentences on why you'd like to participate?
  • Nomination / Recommendation from store manager or 8MC team captain (required)


THE MISSION OF THREE SAINTS OUTDOOR IS TO equip AND train OUTDOOR RETAILERS AND ENTHUSIASTS WITH PRODUCTS AND SKILLS TO EXPERIENCE AND ENJOY ALL THE SOUTHWEST HAS TO OFFER