Ascent of Mount Shasta on 2007-09-09

Climber: Tracy Englebrecht

Others in Party:Debb Formanek
Date:Sunday, September 9, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Shasta
    Elevation:14162 ft / 4316 m

Ascent Trip Report

Debb and I camped at Bunny Flat - started out aroun 08:30 for Helen Lake. Packs were pretty heavy, though can't think of anything we took we didn't use. There was no water at Horse Camp so had to haul all of our water from the trailhead. Our trip was very late in the season and a year when the commercial trips stopped in July. We only saw a dozen people the whole time we were on the trail. Maybe 5 other people climbing the day we went to the summit. After camping at Helen Sunday night, we made our push to the summit on Monday the 10th. Had set the alarm for 5:00, but didn't get going up until 6:45. By the time we got down, packed our camp and went on down the trailhead it was dark (about 20:45).
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp

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