Dec 9, 2015 6:02 PM by News Staff, Photo: Chris Carr/Shasta Mountain Guides
A large chunk of rock fell down Mt. Shasta Monday and it took a massive amount of snow with it.
Local mountain guide, Chris Carr, was able to snap a photo from Red Banks on Tuesday. The rock fall left a large scar 2,000 feet down Avalanche Gulch.
Fortunately nobody was in the way of this rock fall, but Carr, owner of Shasta Mountain Guides, says this photo was taken just a day after he had to help rescue a lost climber on Mt. Shasta.
Carr hopes his photo will serve as a reminder to the North State’s climbing enthusiasts, “Mt. Shasta is a real alpine climb, with real hazards and risks.”
Anyone planning on climbing Mt. Shasta this winter is encouraged to check the forecast and consult with a local guide before heading out.
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