I love skiing Mt. Shasta, but I don’t think I completely understood why until this most recent trip. Ashley Magnuson and I had been talking about skiing Shasta for six months. She was planning a west coast road trip, so we settled on the weekend of May 19-20th. When Lynsey Dyer heard about the plan, she informed us that it corresponded with the annular eclipse – and this particular eclipse was incredibly important to the meditation community. Needing some guidance in this realm, we invited her along! Before we knew it, we had 12 people making the pilgrimage to ski Shasta during this momentous occasion (which apparently isn’t as big of a deal as my 30th birthday where 15 people came to ski Shasta).
This was a special trip though. We pushed our limits by attending events way out of our comfort zone. We channeled energy and omed on the mountain. We visited crystal shops. I was 3 weeks off a torn MCL and hiked to and skied from 13,500 feet. Shasta is undoubtedly a special place – whether you believe in the Lemurians, crystals, and the Mayan prophesies or think it’s all ridiculous – I challenge you to go there with an open mind and see if feel an infusion of energy.