by clmbr » Wed Aug 31, 2011 4:51 pm
by mrchad9 » Wed Aug 31, 2011 5:59 pm
by clmbr » Wed Aug 31, 2011 7:58 pm
mrchad9 wrote:Damn... I would love to join you. I noticed previously on your profile your interest in Shasta. I have the same.
But I already have plans this weekend... but maybe we can do a trip or two sometime/anytime over the next year eh?
mrchad9 wrote:So how did you hear about this avalanche?
by mrchad9 » Wed Aug 31, 2011 8:30 pm
by clmbr » Wed Aug 31, 2011 8:51 pm
by Vitaliy M. » Wed Aug 31, 2011 9:19 pm
by clmbr » Wed Aug 31, 2011 10:10 pm
Vitaliy M. wrote:Why not just call the ranger station? I think the rangers up there would know a lot more than "SP forum experts." Better source too.
by Vitaliy M. » Wed Aug 31, 2011 11:06 pm
by clmbr » Thu Sep 01, 2011 4:47 am
Agree.Vitaliy M. wrote:...Major snow avalanche at this time of the year would be pretty interesting event. Maybe your friend saw a moderately large chunk of ice break off and to a novice Shasta hiker that would be an avalanche.
I've seen it as well as the whole trip video and liked them both. I don't think such an avalanche could accrue on Shasta right now; unless, the whole snow would be hilted up so much to become deeply watered and slide down. However, there are currently on Shasta some snow/ice blocks (usually upper part of bergshrunds overhanging) that may still collapse, as you pointed out above.Vitaliy M. wrote:Here is an ice avalanche I recorded from Liberty Ridge on Rainier this year. It is due to major chunks of ice breaking off from the glacier cap above Willis wall.
by clmbr » Thu Sep 08, 2011 9:03 pm
by Vitaliy M. » Thu Sep 08, 2011 10:19 pm
by clmbr » Fri Sep 09, 2011 6:21 am
Vitaliy M. wrote:How many times were you up it this year/how many routes? You and Chad should compete LOL
by mrchad9 » Fri Sep 09, 2011 6:39 am
clmbr wrote:However, I do not compete with anyone in mountaineering.
by Vitaliy M. » Fri Sep 09, 2011 7:41 am
clmbr wrote:Vitaliy M. wrote:How many times were you up it this year/how many routes? You and Chad should compete LOL
This year so far I’ve been 9 times; the last six summated; different routs but not all I wanted. I may still go again in this season. However, I do not compete with anyone in mountaineering.
by clmbr » Fri Sep 09, 2011 7:42 pm
mrchad9 wrote:Like I said before if you want to do another this year and the timing works out let me know. There's likely a route we'd both want.
Vitaliy M. wrote:That place has a different kind of energy to it than all other peaks I have been around. (And I do not believe in Lamurians)
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