Mount Shasta rentals offer you a variety of accommodation types for your vacation in California. The city is nestled at the foot of the 14,162-feet volcano, and it is an ideal base for alpine and cross country skiing. Here are some options for back country skiing.
The Mount Shasta Ski and Snowboard Park
This park is spread over 425 acres and receives an annual snowfall of 275 inches. The park has 32 trails with a vertical drop of 1,390 feet. The longest run is 1.75 miles. There are trails suitable for beginners, intermediate and advanced skiers. There is also a 300-foot-long half-pipe. Night skiing is available on 14 trails. The park is served by 3 triple chair, 1 rope tow and 1 conveyor lifts.
Lassen National Park
This National Park offers a number of skiing trails. The northern access passes through scenic meadows. The 2 main trails here are the Old Emigrant Trail and the trail to Crescent Cliffs. From the southern access, you can ski to the Sulphur Hot Springs or take the trail up the road leading to Diamond Peak Saddle. The Noples trail leads to Summit Lake which is the biggest summer camping ground.
The Hotlum-Wintun Ridge
This ridge divides the Hotlum and Wintun Glaciers, and it is accessible from mid April onwards. Starting from the 14,162-foot summit of the mountain, this trail offers 7,000 vertical feet of descent. The route is less frequented, giving you a great experience of mountain solitude. Supplies and summit passes can be obtained from the ranger station in the town.
Stay in a Mount Shasta vacation home while you go for your skiing adventures. Book your rental online at Vamoose.com, where you can search for a rental by desired amenities and price.