A New Mind-Boggling Fastest Known Time on Mt. Shasta

A New Mind-Boggling Fastest Known Time on Mt. Shasta
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 A new level of insane mountain athleticism has been achieved. Former World Mountain Running champion, Max King, has set a new fastest known time (FKT) on Mt. Shasta. King commenced his run in the town of Mt. Shasta, proceeded up the historic Sisson trail, hit the summit at 14,180 feet, and then turned around and ran back to town. This epic effort included 10,400 feet of vertical gain and a distance of 21.9 miles roundtrip. King ultimately completed this heinous mountain run with a time of 5:29:55. Related: Trip Report: 14-Hour Sufferfest Climbing Mount Shasta, CA in Late June – Totally Worth It! Mt. Shasta, which is located in Northern California, is one of twelve 14,000 foot peaks in the state. It is a popular destination for ski mountaineers and alpinists and is often climbed over the course of two days. Single-day ascents of this behemoth are physically difficult, but not uncommon as well. The 14,000-foot behemoth known as Mt. Shasta. Photo Credit: Climbing Mt. Sha.... Continue Reading at Snowbrains

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