Ascent to Mount Shasta-Bottom of Hotlam Headwall on 2009-07-27
|Others in Party:||Tom Wandall|
|Date:||Monday, July 27, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
|Point Reached:||Mount Shasta - Bottom of Hotlam Headwall|
| Elevation:||13200 ft / 4023 m|
| Remaining Elevation:||962 ft / 293 m (13% left to go)|
Ascent Trip ReportGreat climb. No sleep during the bivi due to mosquitos. Got a later start then we wanted. At the bottom of the ramp, there was glacial ice, which was tricky to get over, but then nice climbing to the bottom of the triangular snowfield next to the Hotlum Headwall. Saw massive rockfall off Shastina.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||6265 ft / 1910 m|
| Distance:||11 mi / 17.7 km|
| Route:||Hotlum-Bolam Ridge|
| Trailhead:||6935 ft / 2113 m|
| Quality:||7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles, Bivouac|
| Nights Spent:||1 nights away from roads|
| Time Up:||1 Days 6 Hours |
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