One of my first peaks in CA, while living in Marysville. Great views and an easy climb in the late summer
What a sweet easy nice mountain.We went the trail was closed so we had to ascend a snow field. Was a great summit with outstanding views.This was a finishing touch of a 5 day multi peak volcanoe adventure some friends and I had undertaken. Rainier,Hood,Shasta,Shastina and Lassen.A great week of magnificent mountains
Last acclimatization hike before climbing Shasta. Short but hearty trail. Clearing storm only allowed for views to the east - still fabulous. Explored the crater a bit before going down. Win!
Climbed a few times. It takes me about 1:20 or so to do. Don it and Brokoff in the same day. one year I explored a bunch of the cracks and holes in the crater. There was almost no snow at the time.
Great day and happened to hit Lassen NP on one of the open trail days
After hiking up Mt. Ingalls in the morning, I rode my motorcycle back up to Lassen NP to hike up Lassen Peak. I had wanted to be there at 4:30 pm because that is when I had seen the work crew finishing on Tuesday, but didn't get there until almost 5. The crew was still in the parking lot and told me that the trail was open and I had the mountain all to myself. It was cool and windy on top but the air was clear, smokey down in the valleys. I still had to ride 2 hours back to my camper at Quincy, and knew it would be cold so I didn't waste any time. Took a few pictures on top, ate some snacks and then headed back down.
Total time 2:12, 1:05 up, 48 min. down.
Still had snow patches, but able to do it without yak traks or snowshoes. Poles help with the slippery parts. We made it to the top right before the clouds rolled in.
Hiked the peak on one of the few open days during the "Reach the Peak" project. Very nice early morning hike. Only saw a few people. Hiked Brokeoff afterwards.
had a fun hike to the summit with Amy, Andy, and Beth. This was my 5th time to the summit (trail in 1991 & 2001, NW ridge 2008, East ridge 2010). A busy day, as the 'Reach the Peak' project temporarily has the mountain closed most for most of the season.
A very scenic climb in good conditions. Beautiful views of Shasta. Don't do this route unless snow covered!
Slept up here and went up in the morning. Then over to Shasta same day. The plug at the top is cool and you can see Shasta.
South Bowl/North Ridge
Three day excursion with Ezra Danciu and George Sakaldasis. Awesome full moons camped beside Lake Helen. Deep snow at higher elevations. Got sick on the summit but slowly but sure descended to camp with no problems.
Carried my downhill resort skis up and enjoyed the suncupson the descent. Nice short hike. Nice view.
It was a hot day on Lassen, but at least the cool breeze helped a lot on the way down the mountain. Tons of people, so don't be surprised.
It was very physically and emotionally hard but thanks to my husband EastKing and friends Jimbopo and Josh Lewis, I did it!!
Did the summit with BearQueen, Jimbopo, and Josh Lewis. For BearQueen it was first first 5K ever, first volcano, and first 10K peak.
First time to the Lassen Volcanic NP. Great hike on a clear day. It looks like they have been working hard on the trail.
With Ashley via the trail. What a zoo.