Ascent of Lassen Peak on 2011-07-04

Climber: Walter Blume

Date:Monday, July 4, 2011
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Lassen Peak
    Elevation:8700 ft / 2651 m

Ascent Trip Report

Too late in day (7 pm) to make summit attempt, hiked part way up. Trail was snow covered, posted with warnings about the need for crampons/ice ax, but I met some people hiking down from the peak in tennis shoes, and trail was slushy.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:500 ft / 152 m
    Distance:3.2 mi / 5.1 km
    Route:road to Lassen trail
    Trailhead:Bumpass Hell trailhead  8200 ft / 2499 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:35 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:30 Minutes

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