Climbing Mount Shasta: Tips for All Climbers


Free for REI Members

Free for non-members


  • Group size 30 people
  • Instructor Nick Meyers of US Forest Service

As the Lead Climbing Ranger & Avalanche Specialist for the U.S. Forest Service's Mount Shasta Ranger District, Nick Meyers is the foremost expert on the ever-changing climbing conditions on Mt. Shasta. In this presentation, Nick will help you prepare for a safe and successful climb of this majestic peak via the Avalanche Gulch route, and will discuss some of the more popular routes on the north side of the mountain. Find out about gear, clothing, permits, low impact camping, climbing protocol, route specifics, and the most current weather and safety hazards. Whether you are planning your first mountaineering trip or you're a seasoned expert, Nick will have pertinent information to help you plan your Shasta climb.

    Activity location

    San Carlos REI

    1119 Industrial Rd Ste 1B, San Carlos, CA 94070

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