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Northside Update

Climbing Route(s): Bolam/Whitney Ridge, Bolam Glacier, Hotlum/Bolam Ridge, Hotlum Glacier
Trailhead(s): Northgate
Mt. Shasta
Date/Time of Observation: 
Sunday, April 30, 2023 - 10:30am
Climbing Ranger

General Conditions

As of 4/30/2023, Military Pass Road was dusty and bumpy for 4.9 miles until reaching snow.  The road from there on was completely covered with snow.  Both the Bolum and Hotlum climbing routes show good snow coverage and no major crevasses were observed.  We will post another update as soon as possible, keep an eye on the website and social media outlets.


  • Hotlum and Bolum Glaciers with decent snow coverage
  • Distance of 4.9 miles driven until reaching snow
  • Snow on road
  • Snow on road