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Snidely WhiplashRoute Climbed: Peak Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 30, 1975

Snidely Whiplash

What a great peak. Only took about 2 hours to climb.
Posted Feb 23, 2006 4:19 pm

trinityalpsmanLassen Ski  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 13, 1998

trinityalpsman

Road was plowed to Bumpas parking lot. Two hours hike to summit and skiied back down in 20 minutes. Nice slushy spring snow.
Posted Feb 20, 2006 4:12 am

cascadetravelerRoute Climbed: standard route. Date Climbed: july 8th 2005.  Sucess!

cascadetraveler

Mt lassen was the very first snow peak I ever climbed and twenty years later i am back. It was a heavy snow year in northern california. I began my adventure by scrambling along the ridgeline between Mt diller and the eagles nest. I was gazing up at lassen admiring her beauty. The park still caught in a snowy inbrace. As the sun went down I anticipated my hike up the mountain in the morning. I set out at six in the morning with just my walking sticks. I was just treating this like a hike. I found out rather quickly that at this time of the morning lest I forget, the snow is still frozen. I wasn't going to turn around It's just a hike. It was pretty slick going but not that steep. the sun Had melted out large sections of trail about midway up the mountain . Towards the summit area the trail begins a traverse out onto the sloping scree field. It was here that my ice ax would have been handy but nooo this was just a hike. I enjoyed a scramble up a 3rd class variation to the summit. The dacite plug of the summit pinnacle is nice and solid. I found a spot out of the wind and enjoyed the views and some lunch .
Posted Jan 25, 2006 10:43 pm

SawtoothSeanRoute Climbed: South Face Date Climbed: August 28, 1995  Sucess!

SawtoothSean

Very easy hike but geologically interesting area. Lots of snow late in the year.
Posted Jan 4, 2006 9:01 pm

ChisholmRoute Climbed: Summit Trail Date Climbed: 11/22/2005  Sucess!

Chisholm

First summit! 17 miles round trip from The SW walk-in campground. In perfect weather.
Posted Nov 24, 2005 9:13 pm

emilieRoute Climbed: Normal Hiking Date Climbed: July 30, 2005  Sucess!

emilie

I tired my girlfriends out the day before with an *accidental* 20 mile hike. Had to do this one alone. ;-)
Posted Nov 11, 2005 7:34 pm

kpiljayRoute Climbed: Standard Route Date Climbed: July 1994  Sucess!

kpiljay

Very hot in the sun on the way up. Snow in the crater - had lunch there.
Posted Oct 27, 2005 11:15 am

rocketsredglareRoute Climbed: Regular Date Climbed: 2004  Sucess!

rocketsredglare

Great mountain for beginners to get a taste of altitude. Quick up down and just a mountain to keep the legs and mind in mountain mode
Posted Oct 26, 2005 8:34 pm

Seth MaciejowskiRoute Climbed: Normal Route Date Climbed: August 2003  Sucess!

Seth Maciejowski

A nice hike and a chance to experience another one of the cascade volcanoes. While not as difficult at it's relatives to the north, Lassen is still an amazing peak with awesome geologic features in the park below and amazing views off the summit. A little on snow hiking is required near the summit but nothing technical.
Posted Oct 14, 2005 5:02 pm

James_WRoute Climbed: Standard Route Date Climbed: July, 2005  Sucess!

James_W

Took normal trail to summit area. Climbed class 3 variation to the top. Nice peak with great views. Would have been too easy following class 1 route to the top.
Posted Oct 4, 2005 9:56 am

Bob SihlerRoute Climbed: standard Date Climbed: July 20, 1999  Sucess!

Bob Sihler

My wife Katie and I hiked here on a beautiful day that yielded great views of Mount Shasta. This was a beautiful but crowded hike, and we had to share the summit with some "take the urban kids to the mountains" group that left lunch trash all over the place up there. At least the leaders took charge of cleaning up after we pointed the mess out (as the chief slobs headed down the trail).

Posted Sep 27, 2005 10:36 pm

alpspitzeRoute Climbed: normal route Date Climbed: August 9, 2005  Sucess!

alpspitze

After hiking Mt Shasta the day before, this was a walk in the park.
Posted Sep 9, 2005 3:25 pm

vancouver islanderRoute Climbed: South Ridge/Face Date Climbed: June 14 2005  Sucess!

vancouver islander

My first AT trip. Skied about half way up the S Ridge until my fledgling skills ran out of steam and then hiked the rest on soft snow. Retrieved skis, traversed across and skied down the S Face. Perfect weather. Good route to cut my teeth on.
Posted Sep 2, 2005 2:26 am

cthomsonRoute Climbed: Trail Date Climbed: August 17, 2005  Sucess!

cthomson

Me, my wife and our 8 month old son made the hike up a day after hiking Brokeoff Mt. Were worried about altitude sickness with our son, but never had a problem with it. Was a very easy climb.
Posted Aug 24, 2005 1:18 am

breadboxRoute Climbed: South Ridge Date Climbed: Winter 2003/4  Sucess!

breadbox

I carried a couch to the summit so I'd have somewhere to eat my lunch before skiing back down. haha! Go Goats!
Posted Aug 22, 2005 1:42 pm

sierramtngoatRoute Climbed: hiker trail Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2005  Sucess!

sierramtngoat

Nice view; there had to be more butterflies on this peak that day than in all the world combined... this was the strangest thing I've ever seen. I'd say that this mountain would make a better spring snow climb as the trail was really crowded and unbearably easy.
Posted Aug 8, 2005 8:46 pm

starship_jenRoute Climbed: Lassen Peak Trail Date Climbed: July 26, 2005  Sucess!

starship_jen

Great climb! Super view from the top including a snow-capped Mt. Shasta. Beautiful!
Posted Aug 4, 2005 11:28 pm

saladRoute Climbed: standard Date Climbed: 1997  Sucess!

salad

Hiked this with my wife (gf at the time) back in 97. Was the first road trip we took in the Westie. Good times.
Posted Aug 2, 2005 7:18 pm

SeanReedyRoute Climbed: Peak Trail Date Climbed: August 2004  Sucess!

SeanReedy

It was great to feel on top of the world when we reached the peak and to relive old times by hiking Lassen with my brother for the first time in years. I have done this hike several times, but always enjoy it.
Posted Jul 27, 2005 4:59 am

DunkRoute Climbed: South Face Date Climbed: June, 2003  Sucess!

Dunk

Did a quick sprint to the top, views were obscured by forest fire smoke in the area.
Posted Jul 23, 2005 8:27 pm

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