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Wow. For some reason I thought I had been up here to see the mountain before, but I was wrong. And I'm happy I decided to take the roadtrip from my SF bay area home to visit and see the mountain in person. Driving up the 5 I would look at the snow covered peaks in the distance…
If you come to Northern California and you missed Mount Shasta, you must have had your eyes closed...
Mount Shasta is the Crown Jewel here in Northern California with so much to see and do. You can see its white snow-covered peak from I-5 even during the hottest months of summer. With so many lakes and rivers in the area -- not to mention hiking, skiing, and fishing -- it…
Andrew Oser is an amazing guide. His knowledge and connection to the mountain is inspirational. He is also aware of local mountain traditions. Most impressive is his awareness of hotspots off the beaten path. Highly recommend Andrew to help with all things Mt Shasta.
Stayed at a local hotel, comfortable and priced right. Good restaurents. Friendly town and will be easy to return to.
It is a pretty little town and has great access to the mountain you can drive from the center of town to the end of tree line of the mountain . Great trails amazing views