Mount Shasta/Avalanche Gulch

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Mount Shasta/Avalanche Gulch

A whirlwind road trip to climb the southern-most volcano in the Cascade range.

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  • Fri, May 22, 2015 — Mon, May 25, 2015
  • Tacoma Basic Alpine Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb
  • Moderate

TBD

Priority for Tacoma Branch students until 5/11/15.  Tentative itinerary: Day 1: travel to Mt Shasta City. Day 2: hike to Mt Shasta high camp. Day 3: summit Mt Shasta and return to Mt Shasta city. Day 4: travel home. Fees: Mt Shasta Summit Pass -- $20.

Route/Place

Mount Shasta/Avalanche Gulch


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Mountain boots that can accept crampons (not hiking boots)
  • Crampons
  • An ice axe (not technical ice tools)
  • A back pack (40 to 60 liters)
  • Webbing and accessory cords
  • 6 straight gate carabiners
  • 2 locking carabiners
  • Large pear-shaped carabiner
  • Belay device
  • Climbing harness
  • Helmet
  • Chock pick (nut tool)
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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