Happy May~Spring has Sprung!!!

What a spring it’s been so far!

We’ve had a little bit of everything~Here’s a few pictures from April…

Castle Lake Road

The first couple weeks in April, we received a bit of SNOW!

Middle Peak, Castle Lake

Faery Falls, Mt. Shasta

This high energy spot is one of the special places in our area. Check out my newly printed 2nd Edition with directions and information about Ney Springs and Faery Falls.

Top of Broadway, Mt. Shasta 9,400 ft.

Spring Chowder Powder!

Black Butte, Mt. Shasta

A Break in the Storm~up the ridge.

Mt. Shasta Alpenglow

and to end the month off right…

Lassen Peak Northside~The Devastated Area

It’s going off~Great Corn!

Mt. Shasta in the distance.

Manzanita Lake, Lassen Peak Reflection

May looks to be a great month with mostly warm temperatures.

I’m booking tours now for the summer months. Give me a call at 530-926-3250 or email at robin@mountshastaguide.com for more information.

Have a great one!

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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