• “When you experience everything this truly magical, mystical, beautiful mountain has to offer, you’ll feel all of life’s stresses organically just melt away. We’ll travel to some of the most desirable, hidden spots that are so awe-inspiring, I promise you, everything in your life will suddenly come into perspective. Just the act of coming here, escaping your daily grind, will replenish you in miraculous ways. You’ll leave Mt. Shasta with a renewed sense of fulfillment and confidence, because all of the noise in your head will simply, disappear.

    Hiring me to guide you in your Mt. Shasta Experience will give you the reprieve from life as usual that you NEED to feel like you again. Likewise, you’ll create some truly fantastic memories when you see the picturesque views of Shasta that only I can show you!”

    “I highly recommend Robin! You couldn’t be in better hands. She fits the adventure to what you, personally, are interested in and able to do. I came away energized and more confident in what she taught me.”
    ~ Jeanne Lansing, Grants Pass , Oregon

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    530-926-3250

A Few New Inches of Snow On Mt. Shasta!

The past couple days have brought a nice covering of snow on Mt. Shasta.

Fresh snow...

Fresh snow…

It’s nice to see a little bit of winter again.

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Giddy, Giddy…

Looks like fresh powder will just be a dream by the weekend with the weather warming up!

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=41.38814294931545&lon=-122.21809387207031&site=mfr&unit=0&lg=en&FcstType=text#.VRICWY6gt9E

Early Morning, Mt. Shasta

Early Morning, Mt. Shasta

This is a great time to explore Mt. Shasta area. Come up for a hike, driving tour or play on the snow on skis or snowshoes!

Give me a call at 530-926-3250 or email mtshastalady@gmail.com.

Have a great week!

Spring has Sprung here in Mt. Shasta!

The current conditions on Mt. Shasta are GREAT~

Avalanche Gulch 3-19-2015

Avalanche Gulch 3-19-2015

Last weekend we’ve received a little bit of snow to fill in and smooth out the snow surface!

Wet slide off of Casaval Ridge.

Wet slide off of Casaval Ridge.

With warmer temperatures throughout the week, we’ve been having incredible snow (corn) conditions on the mountain. With that, wet slides have been sluffing off the ridges.

Nice and Smooth…9,500 feet.

Thinking about climbing, skiing or both on Mt. Shasta or a scenic tour~

Give me a call at 530-926-3250 or email at mtshastalady@gmail.com

Daffodils have Sprung!

Daffodils have Sprung!

Looks like the beginning of spring will arrive with a few rain showers and little bit of snow on the mountain at 8,500ft and above~http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=41.38814294931545&lon=-122.21809387207031&site=mfr&unit=0&lg=en&FcstType=tex

Have a great weekend!

Happy March~Current Mt. Shasta Conditions!

Over this past weekend we’ve received a little bit of snow…

Mike Hupp Shedding it up!

Mike Hupp Shedding it up!

Putting smiles on everyone!

The mountain received between 1-4 inches of snow this past weekend.

It wasn’t a lot but enough to fill in the old ski and boot tracks.

Avalanche Gulch

Avalanche Gulch March 2, 2015

In all her full glory!

Looking at the Top of windy Broadway.

A great ski descent into Avalanche Gulch under the right snow conditions.

Heading up the stairway...

Heading up the stairway…

Thinking about climbing or skiing Mt. Shasta?

Now’s the time with the warmer temperatures (corn cycle) in the forecast~

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=41.38814294931545&lon=-122.21809387207031&site=mfr&unit=0&lg=en&FcstType=text

Let me help get you and your group set up~

Call me at 530-926-3250 or send an email to at robin@mountshastaguide.com

Have a great week!

Corn in February~Climbing & Skiing Going Off!!!

Spring in February on Mt. Shasta…

Top of Giddy Giddy Gulch

Top of Giddy Giddy Gulch

With this high pressure system we’ve been having,

skinning and skiing have been excellent!

Avalanche Gulch

Avalanche Gulch

Smooth as butter…Definition of corn is snow in the form of small pellets or grains produced by the alternate melting and freezing of a snow layer. Also called corn, spring snow.

Casaval Ridge

Casaval Ridge

Casaval Ridge is in excellent shape right now for climbing.

A weather change towards the weekend with cooler temperatures and windy~

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=41.38814294931545&lon=-122.21809387207031&site=mfr&unit=0&lg=en&FcstType=text#.VOVTWCygt9E

Have a good one!

New Snow on Mt. Shasta…Current Conditions!

Our wish has finally come true…

Green Butte Ridge 2/07/2015

Green Butte Ridge 2/07/2015

The mountain at the higher elevations has received a good 2-4 feet of snow.

With all this heavy wet snow, avalanche danger has gone way up!

Know Before You Go~http://shastaavalanche.org/#null

Bunny Flat 6,950 ft.

Bunny Flat 6,950 ft.

Thinking about what to do on President’s Day Weekend and Valentine’s Day?

Come on up to Mt. Shasta and try some backcountry skiing or snowshoeing.

Call me at 530-926-3250 for weekend specials and availability!

The Calming Before the Storm...

The Calming Before the Storm…

Have a great week everyone!

Junuary…Feels Like It! Colder Weather Moving In.

The beginning of 2015 has felt more like spring than winter.

It’s actually pretty normal for these warm conditions before the real storm hits!

50/50 Flat, 9,500 ft.

50/50 Flat, 9,500 ft. January 14, 2015

Corn like conditions on the south aspects and variable everywhere else. Hopefully with the new snow, all the rain runnels and wind scoured areas will get filled in.

Shredding in Avy Gulch

Shredding in Avy Gulch

This snowboarder was getting the goods lower down in the gulch.

Sunrise at Lake Siskiyou

Sunrise at Lake Siskiyou Jan. 15, 2015

Weather is changing with clouds moving in. Forecast for 8,500 ft.~

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=41.38814294931545&lon=-122.21809387207031&site=mfr&unit=0&lg=en&FcstType=text#.VLf62iygt9E

Have a great weekend!

Happy New Year~Mt. Shasta & Castle Lake Fun!!!

We have Sunshine for the New Year’s week!

Avalanche Gulch, Mt. Shasta

Avalanche Gulch, Mt. Shasta 12-30-2014

Mt. Shasta is looking brighter than ever!

Come on up and have some fun on a Snowshoe or Ski Tour on Mt. Shasta!

Give me a call at 530-926-3250

Castle Lake Area

Castle Lake Area

It’s been a couple years since we’ve been able to ski at Castle Lake with the lack of snow last season. We decided to check it out and found some SNOW! It’s enough to make for an excellent base but we need more coverage for the good skiing.  The lake is not completely frozen yet making for beautiful photograph. If you happen to hear an eerie echo sound, it’s the ice moving. The Native Americans thought the sound was evil spirits.

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Gerald Spini

My ski partner and good friend.

Bluey getting 1st tracks!

Bluey getting 1st tracks!

See ya on the slopes and have a fun and safe beginnings into the new year of 2015!

Happy Holidays!!!

This week we’ve had warmer temperatures and rain.

Rain Runnels

Rain Runnels

It rained up to 10,000 ft. or so creating these rain runnels.

Very Windy Day!

Very Windy Day!

There has been lots of debris and broken tree limbs from the high winds this week.

Casaval Ridge

Casaval Ridge

Looking sweet!

Avalanche Activity

Avalanche Activity

Please take note of the recent weather and avalanche activity. For more information on avalanches~ http://shastaavalanche.org/#null

Interesting Dragon Cloud

Interesting Dragon Cloud

Looks like we are going to be having some white stuff here in Mt. Shasta~

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?CityName=Mount+Shasta&state=CA&site=MFR&lat=41.3181&lon=-122.32#.VJmtncCBA

Everyone have a safe and fun Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and Happiness!

Beautiful Weekend on Mt. Shasta and Recent Avalanche Activity!

We are getting our winter a little early!

Ahhh...I'm in heaven!

Ahhh…I’m in heaven!

We have a solid base snow pack and nice coverage out of the last storm with a good 3-4 feet plus.

Avalanche Gulch~Avalanche Activity

Avalanche Gulch~Avalanche Activity

There was a natural avalanche that occurred with all the new snow we received.

Wow!

Wow!

The last time there was an avalanche like this was 1996~Very Impressive!

More information about avalanches~Check out http://shastaavalanche.org/#null

Don't Forget Your Shovel!

Don’t Forget Your Shovel!

With winter conditions, it’s important to always be prepared!

Early Morning Sunrise.

Early Morning Sunrise.

Here’s what is happening with the weather this week on the mountain~

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=41.38814294931545&lon=-122.21809387207031&site=mfr&unit=0&lg=en&FcstType=text#.VI7v8smgt9E

Have a great week!

Nice Blanket of Snow Mt. Shasta and More on the WAY~ Mt. Shasta Greeting Cards Now Available!

This past week we’ve received a good foot of snow and lots of rain!

A little bit of sunshine peaking out!

A little bit of sunshine peaking out!

Good snow up high!

Sierra Club Cabin

Sierra Club Cabin at 7,900 ft.

From the inside out~Mt. Shasta’s Magical Cabin!

Skinning on Broadway!

Skinning on Broadway!

Nice base so far with colder storms on the way!

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=41.38814294931545&lon=-122.21809387207031&site=mfr&unit=0&lg=en&FcstType=text#.VINFYWerCuk

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Mt. Shasta's Green Butte Ridge

Mt. Shasta’s Green Butte Ridge

Inside greeting~May the magic and wonder of the Season fill your heart and home.

View of Mt. Shasta from Mt. Eddy

View of Mt. Shasta from Mt. Eddy.

Inside greeting~Warmest thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful holiday and a very happy new year!

Mt. Shasta's Lenticular Cloud.

Mt. Shasta’s Lenticular Cloud.

Inside greeting~May the magic and wonder of the holiday season stay with you throughout the coming year!

Avalanche Gulch, Mt. Shasta

Avalanche Gulch, Mt. Shasta

Inside greeting~May the spirit of the season…Last all year long!

Panther Meadows, Mt. Shasta

Panther Meadows, Mt. Shasta

Inside greeting~Warm winter wishes for an enchanted holiday season.

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It’s Snowing on Mt. Shasta!!!

We are getting what we’ve been hoping for~SNOW!

Nice...

Nice…

We’ve received a few inches so far and more to come!

Bunny Flat 6,950 Ft.

Bunny Flat 6,950 Ft.

Enough snow to skin up the road to the Old Ski Bowl.

1st tracks of the season!

1st tracks of the season!

Looks like more snow is on its way~

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=41.38814294931545&lon=-122.21809387207031&site=mfr&unit=0&lg=en&FcstType=text#.VG5MHmerCuk

I’ll post updates as the snow falls!

Have a great weekend!

Current Conditions on Mt. Shasta…

The gate is now closed at Bunny Flat.

End of the road.

End of the road.

I was hoping to ski up the road this morning. We still need a bit more snow.

Early Morning~Bunny Flat

Early Morning~Bunny Flat

It’s a good start~Keep it coming!

Clouds Breaking Up.

After the storm.

Looks like cooler temperatures next week.

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=41.38814294931545&lon=-122.21809387207031&site=mfr&unit=0&lg=en&FcstType=text#.VFUMTWerCuk

Time to start doing the “SNOW DANCE”!

Visiting My Sister & Family in Vancouver, Canada

This past weekend I took the Amtrak train up to visit my sister and family.

Autumn Colors in Beautiful Vancouver, Canada

They live in Burnaby, a suburb of Vancouver Canada.

It is a very pretty and clean city. The public transit is excellent!

Suspension Bridge

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

We went to this incredible cool place filled with lots of nature!

This suspension bridge is 450 ft. long and 230 ft. high. Reassuringly wobbly since 1889!

West Coast Rainforest Ecosystem

Very lush!

West Coast Rainforest Ecosystem.

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Very Coniferous with Douglas Firs and Western Hemlocks.

We walked through 1300 Year-Old Growth Douglas Fir.

http://www.capbridge.com/

Stanley Park

Stanley Park

We checked out Stanley Park known as Vancouver’s urban oasis and one of the top city parks in North America. It is a 1,001-acre public park that borders the downtown of Vancouver and is almost entirely surrounded by waters of the Pacific Ocean.

Coastline View

Coastline View

Driving Through the City

Driving Through the City

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Crossing the Bridge

Canadian Flag

Canadian Flag

Thank you Patti, Chris, Adam, Ryan and Lucas oh yeah…and Taki for a great trip!

and what’s happening on Mt. Shasta…

Mt. Shasta

Taken from Amtrak Train, Early Morning

We’ve received snow on the higher elevations of Mt. Shasta and more to come!

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=41.38814294931545&lon=-122.21809387207031&site=mfr&unit=0&lg=en&FcstType=text#.VEhd11eYWuk

Enjoy the weather!