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Mount Shasta

Mount Shasta Ski Resort Guide

Mount Shasta, United States

Rated: 2/5 (from 3 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Highest Lift2,100m
Resort Height1,680m
 Nearest AirportChico Muni
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Mount Shasta

The American ski resort of Mount Shasta is at an altitude of 1,680m.


Mount Shasta has direct access to 31 marked pistes, served by a total of 4 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,680m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,100m, snow cover is generally reliable.


Mount Shasta offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Mount Shasta offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Mount Shasta.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Mount Shasta is 2km long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Mount Shasta?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Mount Shasta.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Mount Shasta

Ski Area Stats

Mount Shasta Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Mount Shasta Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,100m
Lowest Piste1,680m
Resort Altitude (Mount Shasta)1,680m
Max Vertical420m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Mount Shasta
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Mount Shasta?

This ski resort is in Siskiyou, California, United States.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Mount Shasta is Chico Muni, 141 minutes drive away.


Ski Lift Capacity

The four ski lifts are able to uplift 4,500 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 20 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Mount Shasta open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Mount Shasta, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Mount Shasta Tourist Office for the latest.

Mount Shasta