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ncfittonCasaval Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 14, 2006

ncfitton

Camped at Sierra Club cabin the first night and about 11000 feet the second night. Summitted about 8.30am. What a great climb. The descent sucked - by 11am everything was slushy and we postholed all the way to Bunny Flat.
Posted Oct 26, 2006 5:00 am

heyitsmeshasta  Sucess!

heyitsme

awesome, doing it again in a few months.
Posted Oct 17, 2006 9:23 pm

OutdoorpartnerMy first alpine ascent  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 31, 2003

Outdoorpartner

Took a 5 day mountaineering class which included the summit -- I was hooked on mountaineering after this!
Posted Oct 5, 2006 5:18 am

whaynalAvalanche Gulch  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2006

whaynal

Standing by the Red Banks, the peak still looked so far away--with Misery Hill in the way. But the glissade down the gulch was amazing--it was carved out like bobsled run. What took a grueling 5 hours to climb, only took 20 minutes to descend.

My favorite trip so far.
Posted Oct 4, 2006 2:22 am

Dangers PopAvalanche Gulch  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2004

Dangers Pop

Climbed with Randy, Mike, Eric and Jeff. Camped out at Lake Helen. We broke camp at 0100 and were on the summit at 0630. Perfect conditions.
Posted Sep 28, 2006 5:18 am

jef80Hotlum-Bolam Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 10, 2005

jef80

Pretty icy at the top but still fun.
Posted Sep 17, 2006 9:49 pm

Mark NAvalanch Gulch  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 26, 2005

Mark N

First time on a fourteener. Camped at Helen Lake. Mild AMS symptoms but a fun time.
Posted Sep 16, 2006 10:28 pm

tb00957hotlum glacier  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2006
led up by a guide at the end of crevasse rescue class.
Posted Sep 12, 2006 11:34 pm

Hapey McHapeClear Creek Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2006

Hapey McHape

Was able to link the snowfields together to climb on snow most of the way. Traversed to the Wintun snow field at 13k. There was soft snow on the snow field which made it kind of sketchy. I saw two people in three days on the east side of the mountain. The Mud Creek falls is pretty amazing.
Posted Sep 12, 2006 3:38 am

n8jojohnsonHotlum/Bolum  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2006

n8jojohnson

Climbed for the charity "Kiss the Sky." The day couldn't have been more perfect & beautiful. Crystal-clear skies at the summit.
Posted Sep 11, 2006 11:55 pm

boisedoclong day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 6, 1996

boisedoc

Long day hike. Had fun with the crampons. Unfortunately got a bit off route on the way down and had to hitchhike back to Bunny Flat.
Posted Sep 11, 2006 5:22 am

Dave SWB Glacier  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2006

Dave S

Climbed via the West Bolum Glacier, camped on the summit plateau, descended via the Hotlum Bolum Ridge. Perfect weather and a great weekend on the mountain!
Posted Aug 17, 2006 6:00 am

osatrikFamily Climb 1972  Sucess!

osatrik

The Anderson Family climb up the standard route in the summer of 1972. I went up to view the mountain 2 weeks prior to our climb, and was astounded at how much snow disappeared in the intervening 2 weeks of hot weather. We spent the night at the Horse Camp. Got a nice glissade from Red Rocks to the Helen Lake tarn.
Posted Aug 15, 2006 5:52 am

iceRoute Climbed: Old Ski Bowl
Date Climbed: Dec 20, 1991

ice

First mountaineering experience. Climbing in full whiteout monster snowstorm. The snow was up to our waists in places. We spent 3 days in the storm. We camped on a ridge near Misery Hill before heading down the next day. For some reason I wanted to continue climbing after this...
Posted Aug 4, 2006 4:23 am

iceRoute Climbed: Avalanche Gulch  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 30, 2005

ice

6:00AM start (we slept in) from below Helen Lake. Straight up and through the red rocks. On the way up I saw eggheadsherpa and chamilton. White out from the red rocks to the summit, but cleared up on top. Chilled on the summit for awhile before heading back down to camp below Helen Lake. On the way down after glissading through a chute in the red rocks, some deranged guy threw an ice axe down the hill at us. Luckily my buddy blocked it with his ice axe.
Posted Aug 4, 2006 4:10 am

madmallardone day AG from TH  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 30, 2006

madmallard

a hard one day push from the trailhead with my favorite climbing partner. our quick ascent had us passing those who were camped high on the mountain, and left me with the effects of alititude sickness behind the red banks. three hours unconscious allowed me to fully acclimated and complete the climb, and gave my partner the chance to meet some new people. the summit was that much sweeter after being so sick along the way.
Posted Aug 1, 2006 5:08 pm

emilieAvy Gulch  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2006

emilie

My first single push climb of Shasta, as well as my first solo climb. Had been day dreaming about this for the past year. Wasn't sure I had it in me, but decided to give it a shot for my birthday weekend. I started at 10:40pm, kept a really easy measured pace and summited at 8:30am. Woo hoo!
Posted Jul 31, 2006 5:49 pm

giggySummit via Avalanche Gulch
Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2006

giggy

summited 7am via the AG - first folks on summit this day. Great mt, beutiful route.
Posted Jul 24, 2006 6:54 pm

Sierra Scrambler 30Avalanche Gulch  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2006

Sierra Scrambler 30

Great climb. Started our ascend from Lake Helen at 2:30 am and made it to the summit around 7:30 am.
Posted Jul 24, 2006 5:11 pm

Thomas GurviezAvalanche Gulch  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2006

Thomas Gurviez

Ascent in 1 day from Bunny Flat and descent by skis, still good skiing conditions at noon in spite of some snow cups.

A great but exhausting day (7300 feet of vertical length + ski hiking stuff to carry) of mountaineering !
Posted Jul 23, 2006 1:55 pm

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