July has been sizzling and fun so far!

The weather has been great with nice warm temperatures and clear blue skies!

Sand Flat, Mt. Shasta

Most of the snow has melted on the lower slopes of Mt. Shasta. The Sand Flat loop isn’t passable yet but can drive in through Lower Sand Flat. The county says the gate at Bunny Flat will be open on July 21st to the end of the road~The Old Ski Bowl. Will keep you posted.

Middle McCloud Falls, McCloud

I was giving a tour this day and the light was shining through!

Many people come up to Mt. Shasta to see and feel the beauty, sacredness and silence that can be experienced.

Mt. Shasta sacred site

This unique rock outcropping is located on the lower slopes of Mt. Shasta.

Many come to mediate and pray here amongst the beautiful Shasta Red Firs.

Touring with the Velasco Family.

I had a great time showing the Velasco Family around the beautiful Mt. Shasta area!

Wildflower Galore!

Meadows full of wildflowers are spectacular right now.

I did a hiking tour with two lovely women mother and daughter from Japan.

We hiked to Lower, Middle and Upper Deadfall Lakes.

Naomi enjoying taking pictures.

Middle Deadfall Lake

Yukari enjoying the scenery.

Gumboot Lake

Many of the lakes are snow free now and accessible.

Come on up and enjoying the cool breeze of lakes, waterfalls and beautiful Mt. Shasta.

This week in Mt. Shasta~visit with family and conditions on the mountain!

This week has been full of fun with my cousins from S. California who came up for the first time to visit our beautiful area.

My Cousins

My Cousins at Lake Siskiyou.

We explored north, south, east and west of Mt. Shasta.

McArthur Burney Falls Memorial State Park

McArthur Burney Falls Memorial State Park

These waterfalls are very beautiful and unique. They are known to be some of the most spectacular falls in the world. The water comes from two sources. Burney Creek flowing from the top of the falls and the rock from the middle of the falls.

Blue Heron~Lower McCloud Falls

Blue Heron~Lower McCloud Falls

I’ve never seen a Blue Heron pose before.

This guy was hanging out with all the fisherman and getting the goods too!

Shasta Caverns

Shasta Caverns

I love going to the Shasta Cavern. It’s a 2 hour tour including a boat ride across the lake, a bus ride to the entrance of the cavern and a hour tour of the cavern itself. Very interesting formations including stalactites and stalagmites.

Shasta Lake

Shasta Lake

It’s been a while since we’ve seen the lake at it’s fullest!

and here’s the current conditions on Mt. Shasta~

Climbing up the gulch.

Climbing up the gulch.

Memorial Weekend is known to be the busiest climbing weekend of the season. Conditions this weekend have been epic with cold temperatures at night and warming up perfectly during the day. Excellent climbing and skiing conditions right now up high. It’s starting to sun cup from 8,500 ft. and lower. With the very warm temperatures this next week, the snow pack will change quickly.


Helen Lake~Memorial Weekend

Helen Lake~Memorial Weekend

Helen Lake is at 10,400 ft. almost halfway point to the summit and a well known base camp for climbers. Well over 60 tents here not including the rest of the mountain.

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