Shasta Summit & Ski 2 Day

A single night, two day ski mountaineering trip on the largest volcano in the Cascade Range. We climb to camp, spend a short night there, begin our summit attempt with an alpine start and descend on skis. The program is fast paced and the expectation is that participants have learned and have solid abilities with ice axe and crampons prior to this program. Ascent and descent options include: Avalanche Gulch, West Face, Brewer Creek, Clear Creek.
Skier hiking on Mt Shasta during a Blackbird Guides Summit & Ski 2 Day trip
Skier making a turn on Mt Shasta in California
Skier making a turn on Mt Shasta in California
Skier making a turn on Mt Shasta in California
Sunset on Mt Shasta in California
Skier in a tent at Helen Lake on Mt Shasta in California
Skier hiking towards the summit of Mt Shasta
Skier hiking with crampons and skis on backpack on Mt Shasta
Skier hiking with ice ax on the summit of Mt Shasta
Two skiers hiking near the summit of Mt Shasta
Skier hiking near the summit of Mt Shasta
Skier arcing a turn on Mt Shasta
Skier making a turn on Mt Shasta in California
Skier making a turn on corn snow on Mt Shasta
Two skiers hiking towards the summit of Mt Shasta
Skier camping at Helen Lake on Mt Shasta in California

An overnight ski mountaineering trip on the largest volcano in the Cascade Range: Mount Shasta!  We climb to the summit and descend on skis.  The program includes a brief refresher on ice axes, crampons and rope skills, but the expectation is that you have learned and previously practiced these skills prior to this program.

Ascent and descent options include: Avalanche Gulch, West Face, Brewer Creek, Clear Creek. 

 

    Skier hiking on Mt Shasta during a Blackbird Guides Summit & Ski 2 Day trip
    Skier making a turn on Mt Shasta in California
    Skier making a turn on Mt Shasta in California
    Skier making a turn on Mt Shasta in California
    Sunset on Mt Shasta in California
    Skier in a tent at Helen Lake on Mt Shasta in California
    Skier hiking towards the summit of Mt Shasta
    Skier hiking with crampons and skis on backpack on Mt Shasta
    Skier hiking with ice ax on the summit of Mt Shasta
    Two skiers hiking near the summit of Mt Shasta
    Skier hiking near the summit of Mt Shasta
    Skier arcing a turn on Mt Shasta
    Skier making a turn on Mt Shasta in California
    Skier making a turn on corn snow on Mt Shasta
    Two skiers hiking towards the summit of Mt Shasta
    Skier camping at Helen Lake on Mt Shasta in California
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    Dates

    Available Dates

    April 17,18 / 1:1
    April 17,18 / 2:1
    April 24,25 / 1:1
    April 24,25 / 2:1
    May 1,2 / 1:1
    May 1-2 / 2:1
    May 8,9 / 1:1
    May 8,9 / 2:1
    May 8,9 / 3:1
    May 15,16 / 3:1

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    Know Before You Go

    Location

    Mount Shasta, CA

    Elevation

    7,000-14,179'

    Technical Difficulty ⚫⚫⚪⚪⚪

    Ice axe and crampon skills are a prerequisite for participation in this program.

    Difficulty ⚫⚫⚫⚫⚪

    Mount Shasta is a strenuous physical challenge.  Skiers climb over 7,000 feet before descending the largest stratovolcano in the Cascade Range.  It requires efficiency with climbing technique, excellent endurance and the ability to ski with a heavy pack.

    Trip Length

    2 days.

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    $990.00
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