Lassen Peak Climber's Log

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colinr

colinr - Jul 27, 2005 4:59 am

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

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.

Dunk

Dunk - Jul 23, 2005 8:27 pm

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

Did a quick sprint to the top, views were obscured by forest fire smoke in the area.

GeorgiaPNUT

GeorgiaPNUT - Jul 7, 2005 12:11 am

Route Climbed: North Ridge Date Climbed: June 25, 2005  Sucess!

My friend Stephen and I summited in a few hours and I bagged my first "I need an ice axe and crampons" mountain.

MarieP

MarieP - Jun 17, 2005 1:25 am

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

Almost white out conditions on the summit, lots of fun glissading down!

leedog12 - Jun 12, 2005 3:16 pm

Route 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!!

annaleiserabinek

annaleiserabinek - Jun 7, 2005 6:45 pm

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

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.

balajisv

balajisv - Jun 2, 2005 7:52 pm

Route Climbed: NE Face Date Climbed: 22 May 05

It was good fun. Was about 15-20 ft short of the summit. So, technically speaking it's not done yet.

forjan

forjan - May 31, 2005 5:54 pm

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

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.

awagher

awagher - May 30, 2005 3:59 pm

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

Quick climb. Here are some pics...

RenoBob - May 10, 2005 6:16 pm

Route Climbed: South Face Date Climbed: August, 1998  Sucess!

Lots of vertical gained in a couple of miles.

jdavies212

jdavies212 - Apr 25, 2005 12:18 am

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

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.

brusy

brusy - Apr 18, 2005 7:54 pm

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

Didn't expect so much snow there, well my sneakers were pretty wet.:)

sufferjoy

sufferjoy - Mar 18, 2005 10:00 am

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

Very scenic. A beautiful view of Mt. Shasta from Lassen's summit.

The Defiant One

The Defiant One - Feb 23, 2005 2:05 am

Route Climbed: Trail Date Climbed: June 2003  Sucess!

Beautiful early morning jog to the top with my girlfriend. plan to return in winter for ski-mountaineering

Franz77

Franz77 - Feb 10, 2005 2:24 am

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

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.

SgtSarge

SgtSarge - Jan 19, 2005 12:50 am

Route Climbed: West Date Climbed: December 1997  Sucess!

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!

jtree

jtree - Jan 8, 2005 7:10 pm

Date Climbed: May 1985  Sucess!

Climbed this during a fierce snowstorm with my brothers Mike and Mark. Quite an expreience for, three as of then, flatlanders from Illinois.

madclimber

madclimber - Dec 2, 2004 3:24 am

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

White out hide the true summit for a couple minutes, then revealed itself!

Shawn

Shawn - Oct 22, 2004 12:53 am

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

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!

k2link

k2link - Sep 28, 2004 4:34 pm

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

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.

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