Lassen Peak Trail

 10 votes

2.5 Miles 4.1 Kilometers


Singletrack

2,005' 611 m

Ascent

-26' -8 m

Descent

10,451' 3,186 m

High

8,472' 2,582 m

Low

15%

Avg Grade (9°)

38%

Max Grade (21°)

All Clear

77 days agoUpdate

Hike up to the top of an ancient volcano.

John Et

Overview

Check the Lassen Volcanic National Park website for seasonal closures.
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Dogs: No Dogs

Description

While only 2.5 miles each way, this trail has a 2000 ft elevation gain. Starting at 8000 ft near the parking lot, you start off with a steep climb that continues relentlessly from there until you get near the top. Then the trail turns into a very steep climb to the summit at over 10,000 ft.

The trail is well marked so you won't have much chance of getting lost. It is a very popular trail with plenty of traffic. It's almost entirely exposed with only a handful of partially shaded areas. It would be in your best interest to come up to Lassen a day or two before to get acclimated before attempting this hike.

Flora & Fauna

Rocks, lots of rocks.

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4.6 from 10 votes


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Oct 3, 2017
Xiaojie Li
Sep 24, 2017
Deborah Chau
Snowy, windy, cold, but beautiful nonetheless! Bundle up 5mi
Sep 23, 2017
Sarah .
Sep 22, 2017
Guillermo Regales
Awesome and strenuous, great views 2.5mi
Sep 16, 2017
Kelsey Hall
Not included in time was ~30min stop at top 5mi
Sep 2, 2017
Diana Rypkema
Definitely worth the view. Exhausting, good to do once, but wouldn't do again.
Aug 29, 2017
Troy Henry
nice summit views, good workout, decent scenery along the way
Aug 15, 2017
Anna Ortung
5mi

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  4.6 from 10 votes

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#52

in California

#300

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Conditions


All Clear 77 days ago
Mostly Dry - there is still a little bit of snow at the base and at the peak.
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