Discover Mount Shasta’s many routes, which offer exhilaration and challenge for beginning and experienced climbers, hikers, and skiers.
Mount Shasta is California’s premier, stand-alone, 14,000-foot mountain—with the largest and longest glaciers in the state. Along with Washington’s Mount Rainier, Mount Shasta is one of the two most prominent large mountains in the contiguous United States. It is sought after by so many climbers and skiers nationwide because it offers such a wide variety of routes, especially moderate ones for the aspiring mountaineer and backcountry skier. It inspires thousands of visitors each year—and with expert guidance from two professional mountaineers, you can be among them.
The fully updated fourth edition of Mount Shasta, by Andy Selters and Michael Zanger, is the most comprehensive and detailed guide to this large, varied, historic, and coveted mountain for climbing and skiing. The guidebook presents dozens of trips on the mountain and in its surrounding areas, as well as extensive details on weather, climbing and skiing conditions, amenities, history, and more. Plus, the book also comes with a foldout map of the Mount Shasta Wilderness!
- 17 climbing routes
- 15 skiing and snowboarding routes
- 8 hiking and backpacking trips
- Many variations to the suggested routes
- Bonus: large, foldout topographic map showing all the mountain’s routes and variations