Mount Shasta Avalanche and Climbing Information

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  • February 24, 2018 @ 6:27 am

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  • The avalanche danger is LOW. Firm and icy snow surfaces are widespread and shallow snowpack hazards exist. Fresh wind loading may occurr over the next 48 hours due to new snow and northwest winds. Pay attention to changing conditions. Watch for unstable snow on isolated terrain features.

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February 12, 2018

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A winter climb of Mount Shasta is a serious undertaking. Deep snow, avalanche hazard, and extreme weather conditions are all common during the winter months. These, along with many other factors, make a winter climb very difficult and potentially dangerous. Only strong and experienced climbers with an ability to evaluate avalanche hazard should attempt a winter climb. Always carry avalanche rescue gear, along with a helmet, crampons and an ice axe. Be prepared for high winds and cold temperatures, and always check the weather before you climb.

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