Lassen Peak & Diller Canyon, Mt. Shasta Conditions

This past weekend has been fun with new exploration on the lower slopes of Mt. Shasta~Diller Canyon.

Early Morning~Heading up Diller Canyon.

Early Morning~Heading up Diller Canyon.

Sunday morning my friend Steve Lewis and myself headed up Diller Canyon located on the west side of Shastina. This area is a rarely visited gem on the lower slopes of Mt. Shasta.  Besides the very challenging drive in, it makes for a great spring ski and during the summer months one can find small waterfalls and wildflowers galore.

The base of Diller Canyon at 9,000 ft.

The base of Diller Canyon at 9,000 ft.

The North and South pinnacles of Diller Canyon.

The North and South pinnacles of Diller Canyon.

Enjoying the corn snow!

Enjoying the corn snow!

I’m usually the one behind the camera!

and on the south side~

Broadway & Avalanche Gulch, Mt. Shasta

Broadway & Avalanche Gulch, Mt. Shasta

Next stop~

Lassen Peak's North side~Devastated Area

Lassen Peak’s North side~Devastated Area

My other favorite peak to ski and visit is Lassen Peak.

The north side is now open to the Devastated Area and great skiing to be found!

Early morning~Lake Britton

Early morning~Lake Britton

I love the drive over to Lassen Volcanic National Park. This area is Lake Britton located at McArthur Burney Falls Memorial State Park. The train trestle you see in the picture was used in the movie, “Stand By Me”.

Thinking about what to do this summer?

Early Morning Sunrise

Early Morning Sunrise

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