Ascent of Mount Shasta on 1987-10-09
|Others in Party:||Tim Redlin|
|Date:||Friday, October 9, 1987|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||14162 ft / 4316 m|
Ascent Trip ReportMount Shasta is the second highest peak in the Cascade Range, surpassed only by Mount Rainier which is just 249 feet taller. The mountain was real dry with only glacier ice providing water. In my opinion, a summer ascent is harder as you slide back every step due to the volcanic rock.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||7662 ft / 2335 m|
| Distance:||4 mi / 6.4 km|
| Route:||Avalanche Gulch|
| Trailhead:||Panther Meadows 6500 ft / 1981 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 3|
| Quality:||9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Exposed Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles, Tent Camp|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
| Time Up:||1 Days 6 Hours |
| Time Down:||3 Hours |
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