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North Aspect Update

Climbing Route(s): Whitney Glacier, Bolam/Whitney Ridge, Bolam Glacier, Hotlum/Bolam Ridge, Hotlum Glacier, Hotlum/Wintun Snowfield
Trailhead(s): Northgate
Mt. Shasta
Date/Time of Observation: 
Tuesday, August 22, 2023 - 4:00pm
Climbing Ranger

General Conditions

The glaciers on the north and east side of the mountain are showing a great deal of ice at this time. There are several open crevasses on the Hotlum Glacier that are navigable with proper training and equipment.


  • Upper Hotlum Glacier
  • Lower Hotlum Snowfield
  • North aspect