Ascent of Mount Shasta in 2003-11

Climber: David Buhl

Others in Party:Neal Scott
Date:November, 2003
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Mount Shasta
    Elevation:9000 ft / 2743 m

Ascent Trip Report

Because of the large amount of snow on the ground already and the heavy snow that was falling, this accent was slow going. We didn't bring snowshoes which was a dumb mistake. After getting in literally over our heads in snow, we had to turn back.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2140 ft / 653 m
    Route:Avalanche Gulch
    Trailhead:Bunny Flat Trailhead  6860 ft / 2090 m
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Very Windy, Overcast

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