At 14,163 ft of elevation and by a town holding the same name, Mount Shasta is majestic, intriguing, and a destination for hikers, climbers, and skiers.
Native Americans consider it a sanctuary and the center of the universe.
In some circles, it is known as a portal and a place of certain energies and positive vibration, attracting gurus and writers —some of them well-known like Gary Zukav, author of The Seat of the Soul.
A 60-mile-section of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is in the Mount Shasta District.
Nature lovers also go to Mt. Shasta often, to hike, relax, or simply retreat
Almost anybody can hike the first 4 miles (approximately), starting at Bunny Flats where there is parking and camping areas. The trail goes up to a historic cabin built by the Sierra Club, and one soon is within the wilderness. From there, it is recommended that only those who trained or are experienced climbers go further.
Off Interestate 5, one finds Mt. Shasta.