Mount Shasta Avalanche and Climbing Information

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June 16, 2020 @ 7:29 am

The Mount Shasta Avalanche Center has closed the doors on the 2019-2020 winter season. We will resume issuing daily avalanche forecasts in the fall of 2020. For an overview of the most common springtime avalanche concerns, read the full spring avalanche statement below.

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No current avalanche forecast is available

No current avalanche forecast is available

No current avalanche forecast is available

September 28, 2020

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Dispersed camping is prohibited in areas around the towns of McCloud, Mt. Shasta, Weed, Dunsmuir and Castella due to the potential for new fires to start and burn uncontrollably. This forest order will be in effect until October 31, 2020. Day use will still be allowed in all areas throughout the unit. The ban on all ignition sources remains in place. Please recreate responsibly and limit the use of any source of fire including stoves and smoking. The ban on all ignition sources remains in place throughout the Shasta-Trinity National Forests. 

Signs and maps are posted along the unit boundary. The gate above McBride campground is open. The gate at Bunny Flat will remain closed for the season. There is no water available at Horse Camp and camping at this time on Sierra Club land  is prohibited.

 

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