Lassen Peak Climber's Log

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wannabepeakbagger - Jun 10, 2021 10:02 am Date Climbed: Jun 3, 2021

No crowds  Sucess!

Got to the trailhead about 7am and there were only 3 other cars there. Bright sunshine and perfect conditions, with a bit of snow still on the trail. 1.5 hours up and an even hour down. I brought some unnecessary gear (ice spikes, gaiters, spare socks, rain pants) in my backpack, but may have needed that a week earlier.


Fleshj27 - Aug 18, 2020 6:22 am Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2020

Slogged the conga line  Sucess!

Slogged up the conga line with about 300 other people. Didn't notice the crowd after 9000 feet... I really have to give up smoking. The hiking herd was surprisingly polite for that many people on that crowded of trail. This is a beautiful trail, very well maintained with stunning views every step of the way. Arrived at the parking lot on a Saturday 9 a.m. and took the last parking spot. Yep it's a popular Trail but worth it.


patricklynch88 - Jul 4, 2020 8:46 pm Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2020

Lassen Peak Trailhead  Sucess!

Lassen Peak via the standard Lassen Peak Trailhead parking lot. We were on the trail by 11:50 and made it to the summit by 1:00. Party of 2. 2.5 miles and 1 hour 10 minutes to the summit. 1,975 ft of elevation gain. The trail was in excellent condition (major props to the National Parks team). No need for trekking poles or any gear other than a hiking boots, hat, and a wind breaker at the top. Weather on the 4th of July was fantastic. We spent around 50 minutes exploring the summit cone before starting our descent which took about 55 minutes. Very popular trail with lots of inexperienced hikers so expect to have to stop and wait at certain switchbacks during “rush hour”.


utahjimk - Jun 30, 2020 7:07 pm Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2020

spectacular views all around!  Sucess!

with Wasatch Mountain Club group.


TacitMoose - Jun 5, 2020 10:04 pm Date Climbed: Jun 5, 2020

Lassen is opened up again!  Sucess!

Lower section is mostly snow covered still. About 75% of the Trail is covered up to about 9500 ft. Above that it’s mostly bare. Snow in the crater but the summit block is clear. Be careful, the snow becomes very rotten and slick as the day goes on and the sun warms things up. I started at 0600 and am very glad I did. Coming down was a bit dicey. I would not want to descend at 1500 when it’s super rotten and slick. Poles and easy on/off crampons would help. I’d hate to slip on the permanent snowfield traverse. It’s a long slide to the bottom of the gully. But otherwise it was a perfect bluebird day. Views of Shasta and other ranges and lakes were pristine.

Climbingwithewan - May 12, 2020 3:09 pm Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2017

Lassen peak climbing and losing candy  Sucess!

Pretty easy. I lost my candy at the summit, sad.


yadahzoemtn - Mar 15, 2020 9:55 am Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2019

Ticking off the Cascade Volcanoes  Sucess!

Fun adventure. On to Shasta


Guilty - Sep 11, 2019 3:55 pm Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2019

Main route  Sucess!

Beautiful relaxing day from yesterday's climb of Shasta Sargent ridge.


cascadescrambler - Aug 7, 2019 11:21 am Date Climbed: Aug 21, 1974

Lassen  Sucess!

Easy hike from the highway

Constant Ascension

Constant Ascension - Jul 26, 2019 3:18 am Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2019

Mount Lassen  Sucess!

Some patches of snow across the trail, but overall easy ascent


Jowzynkyn - Jul 20, 2019 8:09 pm Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2019

Sunset Hike in July  Sucess!

5 mile round trip 90 minutes up and 60 minutes back down. Some amazing views of the lake next to Susanville CA, and looks like a lot of rock climbing available. Easy class 2 hike, good for young and old!

naura - Jun 30, 2019 8:44 pm Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2019

Snowboard descent of SE face  Sucess!

Straightforward hike up, perfect corn all the way to the car.

DanFeinberg - Jun 3, 2019 1:47 pm Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2018

Gorgeous   Sucess!

Absolutely beautiful climb

DanFeinberg - Jun 3, 2019 1:47 pm Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2018

Gorgeous   Sucess!

Absolutely beautiful climb


mnichols - Oct 10, 2018 10:24 am Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2018

Nice morning hike!  Sucess!

Not too steep, great morning hike with a view. Last 150' to the top was slushy and the rock and gravel were loose.


Moonknightca - Jun 29, 2018 4:25 pm Date Climbed: Jun 19, 2018

Nice Trial  Sucess!

The grade was fantastic and trail was smooth. Good job Lassen!


vanman798 - Jun 18, 2018 2:06 pm Date Climbed: Jun 14, 2018

June 14, 2018  Sucess!

1 hour 15 mins up, then I circumnavigated both craters, saw a weasel, and walked/glissaded down. 3.5 hours car to car.


sierramtngoat - Jun 8, 2018 4:31 am Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2005

Lassen Peak Trail  Sucess!

1x - family hike in the 70's
2x - Hiked up with Maria in early 2000
3x - Hiked up with Rebecca - I recall seeing millions of butterflies everywhere


Kumihatfield - May 7, 2018 6:50 pm Date Climbed: May 31, 2014

In snow  Sucess!

Winter condition from lot.


SuperChthonic - May 3, 2018 6:09 pm Date Climbed: Dec 7, 2008

First Cascade

This was my first Cascade and along with Mt. Shasta my favorite. I’ve done dozens of Winter climbs of this peak from the SW entrance station. This is the only mountain on which I broke a bone (in Feb 2014) but I could not love it more. An easy and fairly safe winter climb without the crowds.

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