Mountain Running Mount Shasta with Jack Finn

Mountain Running Mount ShastaIn preparation for the 2014 Headlands 50k in Marin County, California, I set out on a weekend adventure with Ultra-Runner Jack (John) Finn. 

Mountain Running Goal:

Climb Mount Shasta as quickly as possible.

The Mountain:

Mount Shasta is a volcano prominently towering over nearby mountains in Northern California. At a formidable 14,180 ft Mount Shasta is California’s 5th highest mountain,

The Route:

To avoid snow covered slopes and dangerous rockfall we settled on the Clear Creek Route.

Total Time: 6:47
Moving Time: 3:47
Approx Elevation Change: 7,700 ft
Approx distance: 12.5 miles

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