Happy December!

December is here and we’re ready for the Holidays!

She's fully covered!

She’s fully covered!

What a great start to the winter season!

We already have a good snowpack. 2-3 feet at Bunny Flat and above tree line…nice with the early season snow we’ve received.

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Getting the goods!

Thinking about getting some turns in over the holidays~Let me guide you!

Call me at 530-926-3250 or robin@mountshastaguide.com

Wondering what’s happening at Castle Lake~

Castle Lake, Mt. Shasta

Castle Lake, Mt. Shasta

It’s a good start!

There is snow but not a lot. Rocks and brush are still poking out.

Who's having a blast!!!

Who’s having a blast!!!

Looks like there is snow in our future~

http://www.shastaavalanche.org/weather/forecasts/current-bunnyflat

Have a great weekend!

Snow Conditions on Mt. Shasta!

We’ve been getting snow all weekend and it looks like more throughout the week!

Up, Up, Up

Up, Up, Up

Coverage is good from Bunny Flat up.

Still be careful and cautious with rocks and logs showing.

Casaval Ridge

Casaval Ridge

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Sun peaking out!

We received over 2 feet of snow and more higher.

Be avalanche aware. Snow still needs time to settle.

Sticking to ridges and staying out of avalanche zones is the way to go.

Wanna go to the best places on the mountain, let me be your guide!

Call for more details~530-926-3250

Lenticular Cloud Galore on Mt. Shasta Lately!

The past couple days have been offering incredible viewing of Mt. Shasta!

Sunset 11/10/2016

Sunset 11/10/2016

Sunrise 11/11/2016

Sunrise 11/11/2016

Black Butte Sunrise 11/11/2016

Black Butte Sunrise 11/11/2016

Sunrise 11/11/2016

Sunrise 11/11/2016

I took a hike on a rainy day last week from Castle Lake to Heart Lake and it filled up!

Heart Lake

Heart Lake

Looks like it’s started to freeze over a little.

View of Castle Lake

View of Castle Lake

 Looks like we may get some weather this week~

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=41.31&lon=-122.29#.WCZY-neZOi4

Exciting News!!!

I know you’ve all been anxiously waiting for my 2nd Edition of “Mount Shasta Guide to Fun” to be available. I’m happy to say it will be ready for the holidays! Here is a preview of the new cover. I will post as soon as I have them hot off the press!

2nd Edition Mount Shasta Guide to Fun

2nd Edition Mount Shasta Guide to Fun

Have a great week!

Happy November…A Great Start With Lots of SNOW!!!

November 1 and already we have a very good snowpack!

Avalanche Gulch Nov. 1, 2016

Avalanche Gulch Nov. 1, 2016

Looking sweet!

Yum, Yum!

Yum, Yum!

Who would’ve thought…November 1, 2016

My Happy Stance!

My Happy Stance!

Thinking about Thanksgiving and skiing or snowshoeing?

Book a tour with me on Mt. Shasta!

call at 530-926-3250 or email @ robin@mountshastaguide.com

Happy Halloween with SNOW!!!

The day before Halloween and here are the current mountain conditions!

The Old Ski Bowl~10/30/2016

The Old Ski Bowl~10/30/2016 

 There’s enough snow now from Bunny Flat to skinned to the end of the road.

Good coverage so far but visibility not to good.

Bunny Flat 10/30/2016

Bunny Flat 10/30/2016

It’s been a dump in’!

Looks like we are getting a great start to a wintery season!

Oh yeah…Happy Halloween!

Current Conditions on Mt. Shasta!

AFTER THE STORM~

Avalanche Gulch 10-18-2016

Avalanche Gulch 10-18-2016

We’ve been getting SNOW!!!

8,000 ft. on Mt. Shasta

8,000 ft. on Mt. Shasta

It’s amazing that the trees are almost covered with snow!

Horse Camp~Sierra Club Cabin

Horse Camp~Sierra Club Cabin

Feels like winter but wow and it’s only October!

Can’t complain for first turns!

Gate Closed at Bunny Flat

Gate Closed at Bunny Flat

I don’t know if this is permanent or not.

Looks like warmer temperatures by the end of the week.

Wanna play in the snow~Come on a tour!

October in Mt. Shasta!

This month has been pleasant with fall colors and a welcoming of snow on the mountain!

Castle Lake's Colorful Scenery!

Castle Lake’s Colorful Scenery!

I’ve been spending a bit of time in the Castle Lake area hiking and working on my photography~

Early Morning Reflections~Castle Lake

Early Morning Reflections~Castle Lake

Early Morning~Heart Lake

Early Morning~Heart Lake

Late Morning~Heart Lake with Fall Colors

Late Morning~Heart Lake with Fall Colors

Little Castle Lake

Little Castle Lake~Full of Color and Solitude!

Overview of Castle Lake~Before the storm!

Overview of Castle Lake~Before the storm!

and on Mt. Shasta…

Old Ski Bowl, Mt. Shasta 7,800 ft.

Old Ski Bowl, Mt. Shasta 7,800 ft.

This is what we received so far.

It looks like more to come over the weekend~Will post updates!

September in Mt. Shasta

This month started off pretty smokey and dissipated to beautiful clear blue skies!

Castle Lake, Mt. Shasta

Castle Lake, Mt. Shasta

This has been a great month for scenic and spiritual tours.

This is Mikhail from London just enjoying!

Old Ski Bowl, Mt. Shasta

Old Ski Bowl, Mt. Shasta

This is a great time to go for a hike and check out the slivery lupine!

Hike up Black Butte!

Group from Japan hiking up Black Butte!

Hiking up the trail with smiles all the way!

We made it!

We made it!

What a great day leading this fun group up to the top of Black Butte!

Book a fall tour!

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

As always, have fun, fun, fun!

August in Mt. Shasta!

This is what’s been happening so far for the month of August…

Interesting sighting on Mt. Shasta~

Grouse at 8,000 ft.

Grouse at 8,000 ft.

I was hiking Green Butte Ridge on Mt. Shasta and saw this grouse. It’s not unusual to see a grouse on the mountain. I’ve just never seen one at this elevation.

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Relax at a lake!

There are so many lakes in our area to swim and hang out!

Black-tail Deer

Black-tail Deer

There have been a lot of these around lately even during the middle of the day.

Protect our wildlife~Please drive slowly!

Coyote Mint & Cobwebby Paintbrush

Old Ski Bowl, Mt. Shasta

Wildflowers are starting to go off on the mountain.

Coyote Mint and Cobwebby Paintbrush are in bloom.

Panther Meadows, Mt. Shasta

Panther Meadows, Mt. Shasta

It’s starting to look like nature’s fireworks!

Celebrating the New Mayan Year!

This week I’ve had the pleasure guiding the Kinich Ahau Organization from Mexico. This group gives logistic support of the Mayan Solar Tradition, a movement of consciousness that promotes the Mayan Wisdon as a way of personal and spiritual grow.

We’ll be celebrating the entrance of the New Mayan Year 12 Ahau, which means the reunión of the light masters of the planet.

Ascension Rock, Mt. Shasta

Ascension Rock, Mt. Shasta

Meditating amongst the Shasta Red Firs.

Castle Lake, Mt. Shasta

Castle Lake, Mt. Shasta

Giving Blessings to the waters.

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Venerable Grandmother Nah Kin

Spiritual Leader of the Solar Mayan Tradition.

Mt. Shasta 8,000 ft

Mt. Shasta 8,000 ft

Heading up Mt. Shasta for a  meditation.

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A wonderful group!

This was a very peaceful and awaking experience for me.

Thank you for including me not just as a guide but as part of your group.

What’s happening on Mt. Shasta…

Bunny Flat, Mt. Shasta

Bunny Flat, Mt. Shasta

Great hiking on Mt. Shasta with the penstemon flowers are going off!

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Penny Royal also known as Coyote Mint

Have a great weekend everyone!

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