Trip Report: 14-Hour Sufferfest Climbing Mount Shasta, CA in Late June – Totally Worth It!

Trip Report: 14-Hour Sufferfest Climbing Mount Shasta, CA in Late June – Totally Worth It!
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Where better to complete 100 days of meditation than at the summit of Mount Shasta, CA.Shortly before my river trip in Mendo, a friend and one of my ski inspirations named Kerstin planted the seed in my head to climb/ski this peak, one of the most iconic and highest in California.  It’s a mountain I’ve always wanted to climb, but Kerstin made it feel possible.  So, en route to the river, I ended up bringing my ski gear with me.  My hope was to raft, then make this iconic climb with Kerstin and her husband while I was up North but unfortunately, we weren’t able to line it up.  Still, I couldn’t get this peak out of my head.  I was determined to climb it while there was still a window. Related: Yoga and Meditation: These Practices Will Improve Your Skiing and Snowboarding Experience I wasn’t sure who would be up for such an adventure, but James Barkman immediately came to mind.  I met James several years ago .... Continue Reading at Snowbrains



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