Mt Shasta Backpacking & Hiking Gear List

During the 2018 climbing season, we set out to get to the summit of Mt Shasta. The weather worked out, and over two days in June we were able to make it to the top. You can read all about the hike here. I wanted to make this post to share all of the gear that we used on the hike. This gear list does not include mountaineer boots, crampons, and gaiters, as we rented those from The Fifth Season in Mt Shasta. It also does not include food, which for us was a few freeze-dried meals, lots of candy bars and Perfect Bars. Lastly, it doesn't include clothing as well, but you want to make sure you have a pair of waterproof hiking pants, long underwear, base layer, mid layer (puffy) and a shell (mine is included below). Hopefully, this list helps you find some of the products you are missing if you go on this hike and let me know what I left off in the comments.


Here is a video I made talking about all of the gear you can see below.


REI Half Dome Tent

REI Flash Backpack

Teton Sports 0 Degree Bag

Black Diamond Helmet

Black Diamond Ice Axe


Insulated Sleeping Pad

All Weather Gloves


Black Diamond Trekking Poles

Cold Weather Face Mask

Sea to Summit Pillow

First Aid Kit

Inflatable Light

Polarized Glasses

Phone Charger

Swiss Army Knife

Arc'teryx Jacket

Sea to Summit Bucket

Snow Shovel

Moment Lens

Squeeze Filter


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