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KoohnavardRoute Climbed: Avi Gulch Date Climbed: July 4, 1995  Sucess!


My buddy Scott and I climbed it on our way home to Washington from Monterey, CA. Beautiful climb and wonderful area.
Posted Jan 16, 2006 11:50 am

ckerthRoute Climbed: Clear Creek Date Climbed: August 19, 2005  Sucess!


Three day trip. Camped at around 10,000 the first night, summited on the second, and made it back to the car on the third.
Posted Jan 9, 2006 2:52 am

RileywynaRoute Climbed: Hotlum-Bolum ridge Date Climbed: Sept 1999  Sucess!


Soloed the Hotlum-Bolum ridge in 9 hours car to car. One of my great days in the Mountains. Took a whipper messing around without crampons traversing above the Berg. Had to self arrest to save my life after a 60 foot slide.
Posted Dec 18, 2005 8:40 am

Indiana Mad-ManRoute Climbed: Wintun Ridge Date Climbed: August 12, 2005

Indiana Mad-Man

A three day trip around the Clear Creek and Wintun Ridge routes with an attempt up Wintun. We encountred lots of scree and plenty of rockfall but this is a great alternative to the overcrowded avalanche gulch route. We ended up running into a 65% glacier wall at 12,000 feet and considering previous rockfall from this point we turned around.
Posted Nov 21, 2005 3:24 pm

joe_akeemRoute Climbed: Avalanche Gulch Date Climbed: June 2004 & June 2005  Sucess!


Camped at Helen Lake on both climbs. Took my skis all the way to the summit in 2004. Skiing was only good below the Red Banks though, too icy above.
Posted Nov 18, 2005 9:30 pm

alpinedanRoute Climbed: Avalanche Gulch Date Climbed: may 2000  Sucess!


great climb...one of 5 to summit that weekend
Posted Nov 15, 2005 10:34 am

dkmayhewRoute Climbed: Avalanche Gulch Date Climbed: July of 2000  Sucess!


I took my wife on her first mountaineering experience on Shasta. We were on the mountain for two nights and had pretty good weather. It was a little windy on summit day. This was a great climb and I am hoping to get back there agian this year.
Posted Nov 13, 2005 8:46 pm

96avs01Route Climbed: Sargent's Ridge Date Climbed: June 11, 2005  Sucess!


Pulled sleds on the Memorial Highway past the Old Ski Bowl to to a connecting ridge to the west of Sargents proper. Camp 1 was ~800' below Shastarama Point. Initial summit attempt on day 2 was aborted due to companion's altitude sickness. Dug a snow/ice cave above the Mud Creek Glacier and spent a comfortable night before a 2nd attempt. Successful summit on Day 3 after navigating some dicey sections to reach Thumb Rock.
Posted Nov 12, 2005 4:20 am

emilieRoute Climbed: Clear Creek Route Date Climbed: May 10, 2005


Guided trip up Clear Creek Route w/Sierra Club. Turned around at 8,000ft due to weather conditions.
Posted Nov 11, 2005 6:38 pm

emilieRoute Climbed: Avalanche Gulch Date Climbed: July 3, 2005  Sucess!


My first time glissading - it was awesome!!!
Posted Nov 11, 2005 6:37 pm

PietriRoute Climbed: Hotlum-Bolam Ridge Date Climbed: April 15, 2005  Sucess!
During a 12-day trip to Mt. Shasta, we caught a break in the weather and, on the suggestion of climbing ranger Eric White, took off for the north side. Supposedly noone had been up there in months. We abandoned the cars at 5660' where they got stuck in the snow on the dirt road, and we hiked into the Northgate trailhead on snowshoes. Two nights on the mountain. It was a spectacular climb. Weather was incredible. The isolation was perfect. Not a trace of a soul on the north side. Pure and undisturbed the entire way. Beautiful. We summited at 1305 hours under magnificent weather!
Posted Nov 3, 2005 12:35 am

tdoughtyRoute Climbed: hotlum  Sucess!


Good Climb
Posted Oct 17, 2005 4:22 pm

James_WRoute Climbed: Avalache Gulch Date Climbed: July, 2005


Started on trail. After a short period heel lift started on brand new La Sportivas. Foot damage would have runined my whole California trip had to go back. My other foorwear was not ready for the walk up Shasta in the snow, not crampon compatible..until next year!
Posted Oct 4, 2005 10:35 am

edlRoute Climbed: Casaval Ridge Date Climbed: May 1995  Sucess!
My first big mountain. This is where is all started....
Posted Oct 1, 2005 3:57 pm

mperkins14Route Climbed: Avalanch Gulch Date Climbed: Sat, August 13, 2005  Sucess!
We set up base at Horse Camp - which is clean, lots of shade - offered a good oppt to acclimate and do a few surrounding hikes. The second night we departed at 1:30am from Horse Camp and reached the summit at 11:30am, exactly 10hrs later. Were surprised it took us so long, going at a pretty swift pace. In any case, stopping momentarily once an hour, fueling up w/ bits of food and water, taking in the view -- is really the perfect agenda. We couldn't have asked for better weather the entire 3 days, no clouds and little wind. Last year we summited Whitney - and concluded this climb to be more difficult, considering the technical gear involved. I logged into this site prior to both our climbs - and have always found it to be super helpful. Shasta is truly a beautiful mountain and worth every effort. Next, which peak to summit Summer 2006! (Maurice Perkins, Matt Andrejczak, Joel Kennedy, Jay Miranda, Forrest Shaw).

Posted Sep 29, 2005 5:47 pm

drewcmfRoute Climbed: Avalanche Gulch Date Climbed: Sep 2-5 2005


The San Gorgonio chapter and the San Diego chapter of CMFs had a blast; met some new friends who now comprise two new chapters, San Jose and Mt. Shasta. Looking forward to getting back and meeting some Lemurians...
Posted Sep 28, 2005 4:14 pm

SgtSargeRoute Climbed: Hidden Valley Date Climbed: July 1997  Sucess!


All I can say is, wow! What a view from the top!
Posted Sep 18, 2005 2:23 pm

Buz GroshongRoute Climbed: Hotlum - Bolam Route Date Climbed: 23 July 2003  Sucess!

Buz Groshong

It was a great climb. My first steep glacier climb. Very strenuous, but a great experience.
Posted Sep 15, 2005 9:18 pm

AndinistalocoRoute Climbed: standard, mostly Date Climbed: 1997?  Sucess!


Good climb! Narrowly avoided a boulder dislodged by a careless climber on the way up... and had my permit checked by a ranger on the summit. Sheesh.
Posted Sep 14, 2005 1:29 am

purdue22Route Climbed: Casaval Ridge Date Climbed: June 6, 2005  Sucess!


Started late from Horse Camp (8:30 AM) but conditions were excellent (clear skies, crisp nieve throughout, intense wind mid-way up ridge to summit) so I made great time. Easy solo by staying left of gendarmes. Summitted by 1 PM, down (Avalanche Gulch) by 4.
Posted Sep 9, 2005 4:33 pm

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