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Glacier Ski/Snowboard - Mount Shasta/Hotlum-Wintun Ridge

Ski Mt Shasta Hotlum-Wintun Ridge

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  • Basic Glacier Climb, M2G Mountain 2 Glacier Ski
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 6,919 ft
  • Pace: Moderate

Depart from Seattle early Saturday June 30th, location to be determined based on participants.

Itinerary (tentative): Depart June 30th. Drive (8 + hours). Ascend to camp between 8-10k'. July 1st: Climb, ski.

$25 climbing fee required for registration at trailhead, to be brought by each participant

Please have flexibility in availability, including leaving a different day, to obtain suitable weather conditions.

An additional optional skiing objective may be considered on the return trip (Middle Sister, Hood, Adams) to increase the ski to drive ratio.


Mount Shasta/Hotlum-Wintun Ridge

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Boots, skis/snowboard, poles
  • Climbing skins (or other method to travel uphill on snow)
  • Avalanche shovel (mental blade)
  • Avalanche beacon
  • Avalanche probe
  • Overnight equipment

Glacier climbing gear:

  • Seat harness
  • Rescue pulley
  • Webbing and carabiners
  • Pickets or other anchor device
  • Rope
  • Ice Axe
  • Boot crampons (pre-fitted for ski boots)
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