Pictures of Mt Shasta via Clearcreek

(Copyright 2007 Piero Scaruffi)
If you would like the original, high-resolution pictures, contact me


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Highlights


From start to end

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The left turn off Highway 89 into Pilgrim Rd

Pilgrim Rd

Pilgrim Rd

Pilgrim Rd


The turn into the dirt road

The dirt road

The dirt road

Frequent signs


The major junction (go straight)

The last turn (left)

Impassable sand

Nearby area to park


The trailhead

The trailhead

The trailhead

The trailhead


The beginning of the trail

The Clearcreek trail

The Clearcreek trail

Coasting the Mudcreek Canyon


First views of Mt Shasta (the summit block is very visible in the back)

Mt Shasta above the Mudcreek Canyon

Mt Shasta above the Mudcreek Canyon

Mudcreek Canyon


Mt Shasta

The trail through the forest

The trail through the forest

Mt Shasta


Mt Shasta through the forest

Mudcreek Canyon

Mudcreek Canyon

The beginning of Mudcreek Canyon


The beginning of Mudcreek Canyon

The trail

Mudcreek Canyon

Emerging from the forest


Mt Shasta

Mt Shasta

Mt Shasta

The route


The trail

Mt Shasta above Clearcreek Meadow

Mt Shasta above Clearcreek Meadow

At Clearcreek Meadow


At Clearcreek Meadow

At Clearcreek Meadow

At Clearcreek Meadow

At Clearcreek Meadow


At Clearcreek Meadow

At Clearcreek Meadow

At Clearcreek Meadow

At Clearcreek Meadow


At Clearcreek Meadow

At Clearcreek Meadow

At Clearcreek Meadow

At Clearcreek Meadow


Sunrise on Shasta's east face

Shasta's east face in june 2013


Views from Clearcreek camp

Views from Clearcreek camp

Views from Clearcreek camp

Views from Clearcreek camp


The Fort and the Summit block

Beginning the sandy ascent

Beginning the sandy ascent

Beginning the sandy ascent


Mudcreek Canyon (the left ridge is where the trail was in the forest)

This is the place where the trail emerged from the forest and entered the meadow

Up the sandy trail

Up the sandy trail


The place we came from

Up the sandy trail

And finally the view of the Fort above

Towards the Fort


The meadow below

Towards the Fort

The sandy trail towards the Fort and the Striped Rock to the left

The Fort


The sandy trail towards the Fort

Towards the Fort

Mudcreek Canyon

Towards the Fort


Towards the Fort

Towards the Fort

The right wall of Mudcreek Canyon

The right wall of Mudcreek Canyon


The right wall of Mudcreek Canyon

The Fort (and Red Banks in the distance on the left)

Towards the Fort

Mudcreek Canyon


Towards the Fort

Red Banks and Thumb Rock

The Striped Rock

The Fort


The trail

The trail

The trail

The Striped Rock to the left of the trail


The Fort and the Milestone Rock to its right

The Milestone Rock

Looking down


The sandy trail

Towards the Milestone Rock

Milestone Rock

Climbing the Fort


Climbing the Fort

Climbing the Fort

Looking down

Climbing the Fort


Climbing the Fort

Climbing the Fort

Misery Hill

The summit block appears behind Misery Hill


Above the Castle

Above the Castle

Looking down

Misery Hill and the summit block


Misery Hill

Misery Hill

Misery Hill

Looking down


Summit block

Summit block

Summit block

View northeast


Towards the summit block

Towards the summit block

Towards the summit block

The glacier above Red Banks


The summit block

Coasting that glacier

Coasting that glacier

At the bottom of the summit block


At the bottom of the summit block

At the bottom of the summit block

At the bottom of the summit block

Remnant of the Shasta monument


Remnant of the Shasta monument

Not much of a glacier in september

Geyser

Geyser


The summit

Glaciers to the south and west

Scrambling to the top


Scrambling to the top

Dog at the top

Dog at the top

The north glacier (and the route we came from)


Hiker signing the register

The other end of the summit


The summit

Shastina from the top

View from the top

Lassen

View from the top


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(Copyright 2007 Piero Scaruffi)
If you would like the original, high-resolution pictures, contact me