Ascent to Mount Shasta-Mushroom Rock on 2016-08-11
|Date:||Thursday, August 11, 2016|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
|Point Reached:||Mount Shasta - Mushroom Rock|
| Elevation:||13000 ft / 3962 m|
| Remaining Elevation:||1162 ft / 354 m (16% left to go)|
Ascent Trip ReportGuided trip through SWS MountainGuided Services
Three friends attempted Clear Creek. Climbed 6,300 ft., but we had to turn back from Mushroom Rock. We felt that we gave it our best & fortunately, had great weather for our adventure. Extremely hard climb with lots of scree & talus.. Footing was unstable a lot of the time.
Clear Creek TH when we are eager & fresh, ready to go (2016-08-10). Photo by Gretchen Nelson.
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|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||6300 ft / 1920 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||6300 ft / 1920 m|
| Quality:||8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles, Tent Camp|
| Nights Spent:||1 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||Cool, Calm, Clear|
| Gain on way in:||6300 ft / 1920 m|
| Start Trailhead:||6700 ft / 2042 m|
| Loss on way out:||6300 ft / 1920 m|
| End Trailhead:||Clear Creek Trailhead 6700 ft / 2042 m|
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