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MariePRoute Climbed: South Face Date Climbed: May 2004  Sucess!

MarieP

Almost white out conditions on the summit, lots of fun glissading down!
Posted Jun 17, 2005 1:25 am

leedog12Route Climbed: South Face Date Climbed: June 8th, 2005  Sucess!
What a cloudy, rainy and snowy day. Wish I could have actually seen this cool little mountain. The park is really beautiful with lots of snow, way more snow than we have had in the Oregon Cascades this year. Didn't follow the trail at all, in fact I couldn't even see it. Went straight up the moderately steep snow slope, through some loose boulder fields and finally scrambled on some really cool 3rd class rock below the summit. Nice mixed snow climb with some non-exposed scrambling. Cool summit rock features with a strange looking tower at the top. Ran and glissaded all the way back down for a round trip time of 3 hours. Lassen proved to be a worthwhile side trip on my way to Mt. Shasta.



I highly recommend you climb this peak early season on snow which is way more interesting than any tourist trail!!
Posted Jun 12, 2005 3:16 pm

annaleiserabinekRoute Climbed: South Face/Trail Date Climbed: June 10, 2004  Sucess!

annaleiserabinek

Route Climbed: South Face/Trail

Date Climbed: June 10, 2004

Date Signed: June 15, 2004 01:13 AM

Very windy and cold on the summit ridge. Fun glissade down. A family of four on their way back down the route were the only people we saw all day. Climbed with Cornvallis for his birthday.
Posted Jun 7, 2005 6:45 pm

balajisvRoute Climbed: NE Face Date Climbed: 22 May 05

balajisv

It was good fun. Was about 15-20 ft short of the summit. So, technically speaking it's not done yet.
Posted Jun 2, 2005 7:52 pm

forjanRoute Climbed: SE Ridge Date Climbed: May 27, 2005  Sucess!

forjan

Hiked with socalmtneer. Started at Bumpass Hell trailhead as that's how far the road was open to on 5/27/05. Up and down in about 3 hours. We literally had to run down from the summit to flee the thunderstorm & lightning (my ice axe was humming due to electrical build up). We headed next to Mt. McLoughlin.
Posted May 31, 2005 5:54 pm

awagherRoute Climbed: Date Climbed: May 27th, 2005  Sucess!

awagher

Quick climb. Here are some pics...
Posted May 30, 2005 3:59 pm

RenoBobRoute Climbed: South Face Date Climbed: August, 1998  Sucess!
Lots of vertical gained in a couple of miles.
Posted May 10, 2005 6:16 pm

jdavies212Route Climbed: Lassen Peak Trail Date Climbed: August 1980  Sucess!

jdavies212

A nice solo morning hike on a crystal-clear day. Good views & preview of Shasta which I planned to hike the following month. A wonderful 70-degree retreat from 104-degree Red Bluff (45-minute drive away) where I lived at the time.
Posted Apr 25, 2005 12:18 am

brusyRoute Climbed: South Face Date Climbed: May 30, 2004  Sucess!

brusy

Didn't expect so much snow there, well my sneakers were pretty wet.:)
Posted Apr 18, 2005 7:54 pm

sufferjoyRoute Climbed: 1) standard trail from parking lot, 2) from devastaded area (next day) Date Climbed: October 1 and 2, 2003  Sucess!

sufferjoy

Very scenic. A beautiful view of Mt. Shasta from Lassen's summit.
Posted Mar 18, 2005 10:00 am

Matthew HollimanRoute Climbed: SE Ridge (ascent) / West Slope (descent) Date Climbed: Mar 12, 2005  Sucess!

Matthew Holliman

Dayhike/snowshoe out of the Chalet, an enjoyable outing.
Posted Mar 14, 2005 10:56 pm

The Defiant OneRoute Climbed: Trail Date Climbed: June 2003  Sucess!

The Defiant One

Beautiful early morning jog to the top with my girlfriend. plan to return in winter for ski-mountaineering
Posted Feb 23, 2005 2:05 am

Franz77Route Climbed: Northeast face bowl Date Climbed: 22 May 2004  Sucess!

Franz77

Superb skimountaineering trip. We were me, "il Marantz" and "il Paglia". Fantastic weather, only too much wind. Snow unforgettable: we start ski directely from the iron tower of the top. We slept in tent in Devastated Area. Third trip of our American tour from Europe to ski volcanous.
Posted Feb 10, 2005 2:24 am

SgtSargeRoute Climbed: West Date Climbed: December 1997  Sucess!

SgtSarge

Did this hike in the winter of 1997. I don't remember the route we took. We had great weather the day we were there. Long hike in, and a long hike out. We did not see a soul!
Posted Jan 19, 2005 12:50 am

jtreeDate Climbed: May 1985  Sucess!

jtree

Climbed this during a fierce snowstorm with my brothers Mike and Mark. Quite an expreience for, three as of then, flatlanders from Illinois.
Posted Jan 8, 2005 7:10 pm

desertxsolitaireRoute Climbed: South Face Date Climbed: 3 times so far; 5yo, 7yo, 12yo  Sucess!

desertxsolitaire

Had many good trips to the top with family. Looking foward to a good spring mountaineering trip hopefully.
Posted Jan 3, 2005 1:49 am

madclimberRoute Climbed: Straight up Date Climbed: 5/11/04  Sucess!

madclimber

White out hide the true summit for a couple minutes, then revealed itself!
Posted Dec 2, 2004 3:24 am

ShawnRoute Climbed: Southeast Ridge Date Climbed: March 13th 2004  Sucess!

Shawn

It was a beautiful winter day with lots of sun and partly cloudy. The views of the winter landscape, snow-capped peaks, and distant lakes was wonderful.



The days of this 3-day trip were all really warm for this time of year where a long-sleeve t-shirt was enough when hiking up vigorously. Near the summit plateau, the wind was much higher and a change to full winter shell and winter accessories (hat, gloves, etc.) were needed.



The summit was a beautiful place to be in winter and the view of Shasta 60 miles to the Northwest was superb. Could have spent a lot of time at the summit, but sitting in the cold and wind wasn't conducive. Great place to be in winter!
Posted Oct 22, 2004 12:53 am

thebeave7Route Climbed: Main Trail Date Climbed: August 29th, 2004  Sucess!

thebeave7

A quick hike, with awesome views of all of Northern Cali, extending all the way to Shasta.
Posted Oct 12, 2004 1:54 am

k2linkRoute Climbed: Lassen Peak Trail Date Climbed: September 25, 2004  Sucess!

k2link

Daughter Abbey and I summitted Lassen Peak once again (her second time, my third). Enjoyed a beautiful and fairly clear day, with good views everywhere. We ran into a gentleman who is training for Kilimanjaro (leaving next week), and had an enjoyable conversation with him as well. Fresh snow in many parts of the park, including a few places on the trail.
Posted Sep 28, 2004 4:34 pm

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