Mt. Shasta, Casaval Ridge

  • 04/05/2019
  • 8:00 AM
  • 04/07/2019
  • 8:00 PM
  • Bunny Flat trailhead, Mt. Shasta
  • 0


Join MAA members on Mt. Shasta for an intriguing ascent of the classic Casaval Ridge. This ridge climb provides the full mountain experience of steep snow, some exposure, a variety of terrain and a 7,000' ascent over two days. Team members should have solid alpine snow climbing, self arrest and winter camping skills. Loaner gear may be available. We have room for 10. Hope to have you out with us!

SCREENED EVENT: Please join the waitlist. Attendees will be selected based on skill proficiency and experience. Those registered will be notified. Thank you! 


  • What's happening: Casaval Ridge, steep snow (50 degrees) some exposure, 7,000' ascent, winter camping.
  • Where to meet: 8:00 Bunny Flat trailhead
  • Event Leader: Paul Shaughnessy and Sean Martin
  • Minimum / Maximum: 4,10
  • Fees / Regulations: There is a fee to climb, $25 per instance or $30 for the year. You will also need to pack out all solid waste. Blue bags provided. Both can be handled at the trailhead. Please see info here.
  • What to bring: List will be sent in body of registration confirmation email
  • Medical: If you have any medical conditions pertinent to your participation on this event, please inform the event leaders after registration.
  • Additional Info: Shasta summit pass is required


  • DAY 1: Meet and greet at Bunny Flat 8:00 am. Logistics. Ascend to basecamp on the ridge, dig in. Scout for tomorrow.
  • DAY 2: Pre-dawn start to attempt summit, descend back to basecamp
  • DAY 3: Weather / contingency day


  • In order to register you must be a Base, Peak, or Apex member.
  • Event leaders are experienced volunteers, but may not be certified guides.
  • This event is free of charge. MAA receives no direct financial gain for organizing and supporting this event.
  • Participant safety is our top priority. The itinerary described is the plan; however, circumstances beyond the leader's control may necessitate changes.
  • The event begins and ends at the trailhead. MAA does not insure ridesharing or other travel arrangements and bears no responsibility for them. Carpooling, ride sharing, or anything similar is strictly a private arrangement among individuals.
  • MAA event leaders carry communication devices and a medical kit; The primary event leader has current wilderness first aid and CPR training as well as MAA policy training.

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