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As a climbing ranger on Mt. Shasta, I've seen everything on that mountain you can imagine: rescues, storms, sunrises, human feces, you name it. I've also skied 7,000 vertical feet of perfect corn snow in July on Mt. Shasta. Which is proof enough for me that skiing a 14,000-foot volcano in California right now might be better than spending all your money on a plane ticket to Chile. Here are tips on how to climb and ski Mt. Shasta.
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