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June 7, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 9, 2019 @ 5:00 pm MDT
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Join Veterans Expeditions as we climb Mt. Shasta in Northern California. You must be able to provide your own gear/rent gear (ice axe and crampons).

Mt Shasta (via Avalanche Gulch) is a long climb, about 10 miles round trip and 7000′ of elevation gain split up over two days. On the first day (June 8th) we walk for a little under 4 hours, gaining about 3000′ of elevation before setting up camp at Lake Helen at 10400′. The second day (June 9th) is a classic ‘alpine start’ with a wakeup of around 1am and if everything goes well (and weather permitting) we should reach the summit in the early morning. This is a great entryway for anyone looking to gain experience in the mountains. However, fitness and experience backpacking, camping, or hiking are very helpful.

Contact Nelson Tang at nelson@vetexpeditions.com or Steven Roberts at steven@vetexpeditions.com for more information about this climb.

If you are new to our trips please upload a scanned copy of your DD214, VA ID, Driver’s License with veteran designation, or other military service documentation HERE. This documentation is required before attending any trip. Please black out all sensitive information before uploading.

Please be advised, participants will need to review and sign the Liability – Sexual Assault – Relationship – Grievance – Cancellation Policy, before each trip.


June 7, 2019 @ 8:00 am MDT
June 9, 2019 @ 5:00 pm MDT
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