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sunshineSnowshoe  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 13, 2013
Carried crampons & axe but snowshoed the whole way up and down.
Posted Apr 30, 2013 5:28 pm

cturturicaSummer Ascent  Sucess!


Did this a few times too. Its a more scenic climb than Lassen Peak. Did it once in the same day with Lassen. Also done part of the face free solo scramble. There is a chute on the right side of the middle when you can see the face and the scree slope from the main trail. It is quite easy if you feel comfortable climbing about 20ft unopened up a vertical ledge. That is the biggest one. The others are about 5-10ft. The only other thing is be careful, if you go with a friend, not to send the loose rocks down the chute as you climb. The best thing is to stay close together. Shasta and Lassen are both visible and look great from up top. Planning to go up in winter some time and do some snowboarding. Maybe some ice/rock mixed climbing if it forms on the face would be cool.
Posted Oct 2, 2012 4:13 pm

pkrasilnikovLassen peak was closed  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 16, 2012
Great views of Lassen and Shasta, RT time was around 4 hours.
Posted Sep 28, 2012 5:27 pm

Vic HansonAnother PCT county highpoint  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 29, 2012

Vic Hanson

I slept in my camper at the visitor center parking lot, just have to pay the normal tent campsite fee. I overslept so didn't start the hike until about 9:30 am. I only saw 1 other person leave ahead of me, and there was only 1 other vehicle in the lot, but I met a man coming down, maybe he was camped at the campground and just walked to the TH. Total time was 2:52 RT, including 10 min. on top.
Posted Sep 11, 2012 2:38 am

JonodoRegular Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2012


Hiked Brokeoff after hitting Lassen Peak earlier. Nice hike with few people.
Posted Jul 3, 2012 3:31 pm

MarekByear's wrap-up  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 31, 2011


Climbed in the last day of the year with SMG. Short approach, great views from the summit!
Posted Feb 20, 2012 11:40 am

Darren9Great local peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 31, 2011


Climbed with SMG. A great peak with a short approach and lots of possibilities for skiing, climbing and general scrambling.
Posted Jan 2, 2012 5:37 pm

WayneFryHappy New Year!
Date Climbed: Dec 31, 2011


Great place to spend the last few days of the year. Short approach with a great view up top. Base camped at Forest lake with a group of nine from SMG.
Posted Jan 1, 2012 10:27 pm

danomikeTake the kids!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 24, 2011


Had a great day in the park. The trail is very well maintained and at a reasonable grade for the whole family. Great views of the region at the top.
Posted Sep 25, 2011 10:16 pm

Mike LewisNeat Cliffs  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2011

Mike Lewis

Good view of Lassen Natl' Park and Bumpass Hell.
Posted Sep 8, 2011 2:15 pm

Josh LewisCool Little Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2011

Josh Lewis

This was a fun little peak in the area. Had good vies of Mount Lassen.
Posted Sep 7, 2011 4:24 pm

EastKingNice warmup hike for Lassen  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2011


Trail was in good condition. Took Jimbopo, Josh Lewis and I three hours, not including our quick scramble up the western subsummit for more views.
Posted Sep 7, 2011 3:14 pm

rhyangSouth slope  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 10, 2011


Relaxed snowshoeing outing. Snowcamped at 8400' the night before. Something like 14' of snow at the SW visitor center. Traversed ridge to the NW and got a nice view of the cornices.

Have done this one several other times in the winter. Not much avy hazard. One time in December 2006 the last couple hundred feet to the summit was mostly wind-scoured rime ice, glad I brought crampons.
Posted Apr 10, 2011 10:49 pm

tb00957from chalet  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 16, 2010
Fun peak.
Posted Sep 7, 2010 1:05 pm

SnowsloggerSki Trip  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 19, 2010


Good ski trip but due to lack of snow on the road further up I bailed on a plan to also ski Diller, Eagle, and Lassen. Will be back for those for sure.
Posted Aug 24, 2010 3:38 pm

David NaylorSolo hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2008

David Naylor

Got to Lassen a day earlier than group of friends and did this solo....very enjoyable. A lot of wildfire smoke in the air gave a brownish tint to the views however. Windy at top. Enjoyed!! Photos: http://www.meetup.com/SuperFab/photos/401605/
Posted Jul 27, 2010 1:56 am

mrchad9Nice winter trip  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 8, 2003


Camped in the snow at the south entrance and climbed as practice for our first trip up Shasta later in the year. Super views and liked it in the winter so much went back and did the exact same trip in March 2004.
Posted May 9, 2010 3:16 am

SKIRight before the park closed  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 19, 2006


Made that left turn at the bridge and just kept on hiking. Lassen has always helped to take the mind off a girl.
Posted Dec 30, 2009 7:28 pm

dmitchTrail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2009


hgrapid, same bs happened to me...hiked back down a little to get around the "guard" on Lassen, ended up on Bumpus Hell and Brokeoff anyways. Nicer hike than Lassen, with good views from the top, especially of Shasta.
Posted Oct 5, 2009 1:06 am

hgrapidLassen closed  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 26, 2009


Made it all the way to the park and it turns out the trail to Lassen Peak itself was closed due to a freak rock slide killed a young child. So, we hiked Brokeoff Mountain instead. We also hiked the Bumpass Hell trail to the hot springs.
Posted Sep 26, 2009 11:38 pm

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