The West face Gully route is an alternate to the popular Avalanche Gulch south side route. It has fewer people and about the same moderate technical requirements.

Get an early start on this route to get firm snow conditions.

Other Information
Driving Distance from Portland 375 miles
Driving Time from Portland 7 hours
General Route Info summitpost mountain forecast trip report trip report and nice route photo;prev_next=next redlined route photo
Expected Duration Car to car in two or more days
Relevant Books The Mt. Shasta Book, Selters and Zanger
Relevant Maps USGS 7 minute series, Mount Shasta Google map
Awards Qualified 16 Major NW Peaks
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