Mt. Shasta Information
National Weather Service - detailed weather report and forecast for the
mountain and surrounding area.
Mt. Shasta SnowCam - image of the mountain updated every ten minutes,
plus weather conditions and 24-hour videos.
Shasta Mountain Guides - web site of the guide service that we use.
Road Conditions Cam - see what Route 5 looks like up there.
Mt. Shasta Avalanche Center - information about snow conditions.
What It's Like to Climb Shasta - Check out this video:
About Mt. Shasta
Devon Priddy, Mt. Shasta News
Mt. Shasta is the second highest volcano in the US. It rises 14,162 feet and at its base is more than 17 miles in diameter. It is covered by eight glaciers. Shasta is often capped by a lenticular cloud, as in this photo.
Mt. Shasta is an active volcano. It last erupted in 1786.
Some Shasta Folklore
Some believe that the mountain is inhabited by a mysterious people -- the Lemurians -- that came from Sirius and Alpha Centauri, lived on the continent of Lemuria before it sank, and now live deep inside the mountain.
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