Ascent of Mount Shasta on 2016-06-19
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Sunday, June 19, 2016|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||14162 ft / 4316 m|
Ascent Trip ReportStarted from Bunny Flat at 2am, snow all the way from highway, but OK without crampons up to Horse Camp.
Many tour groups retreated before Red Bank. I estimate about 30 climbers made the summit.
I had to use my axe after Thumb Rock for safely traversing to the base of Misery Hill.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||7422 ft / 2261 m|
| Extra Gain:||80 ft / 24 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||11 mi / 17.7 km|
| Route:||Avalanche Gulch|
| Trailhead:||Bunny Flat 6900 ft / 2103 m|
| Grade/Class:||class 2|
| Quality:||8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Headlamp, Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Cool, Very Windy, Low Clouds|
| Time:||10 Hours |
| Time:||5 Hours |
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