We'll be climbing the Hotlum-Bolam Ridge route of Mt Shasta. (Trip-report below)
A high-clearance vehicle is highly recommended for the road leading to the Northcamp Trailhead.
Our Sacramento group will be meeting at 6:30am on Saturday morning, 7/6, at 1450 Expo Parkway in Sacramento. We will carpool in two vehicles to Fifth Season in the town of Shasta to obtain our summit passes, and then on to the trailhead.
We'll begin the approach from Northcamp Trailhead approximately 1:30pm with permits.
Arrive at Marine Camp approximately 5:30 pm and set up camp. (Sunset is 8:45pm)
Begin summit attempt with an Alpine Start at 2:30am Sunday morning, 7/7.
Summit at daybreak (Sunrise is 5:43am), descend to break down camp, return to trailhead and head back to Sacramento.
Required Gear List:
Detailed trip-report and photos here ...