Forums Trip Reports Lassen – NE face – 5/8-10/09
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  • #571756
    Profile photo of 96avs0196avs01
    863 Posts

    Location: Lassen Peak, NE face aspects from the Devastated Area

    Participants: mmcpheet, powderjunkie, puff nattie, buell, rebecca

    Day 1:

    on approach (mmcpheet and powderjunkie hiding in the trees, lower left)

    ascent of NE face, note the guy above mmcpheet & powderjunkie is glissading (read semi-controlled self arrest) from the summit wearing crampons

    puff nattie starts her turns near mmcpheet’s line (right side)

    2nd run tracks

    Day 2: goal was to take it easy in preparation for Shasta…later beta would reveal high avy activity and a subsequent return to the N side of Lassen

    view on approach

    skin towards ridge

    view of Shasta

    puff nattie’s turns

    mmcpheet’s turns

    powderjunkie…splitn da rocks

    shimmering lines

    Day 3:

    3 splitters ascend to top of hourglass aspect

    tracks

    Good times n turns on a CA volcano.

    165 Venture Divide/Spark Frankenburners/La Sportiva Spantiks
    163W Jones Solution/Phantom Alphas/Dynafit TLT5s
    162 Furberg

    Chris

    #617935
    Profile photo of powderjunkiepowderjunkie
    1656 Posts

    We had 3 days of great turns, great weather and few people

    did some bouldering on the last day.

    #617936
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    1382 Posts

    Man, that looks like epic conditions!

    #617937
    Profile photo of jbaysurferjbaysurfer
    947 Posts

    Great turnssssssssssssssssSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!

    #617938
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    546 Posts

    Looks epic! Wish I could have joined you – damn my job :banghead: Nice shots!

    #617939
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    494 Posts

    The bouldering shots look fun. It is amazing what a volcano can leave behind in random places.

    Here are a few more photos from a great trip!

    mmcpheet, powderjunkie, and 96avs01 climbing

    mmcpheet straight up to the summit on the north side

    puff nattie tearing up the west side

    powderjunkie doing the same

    #617940
    Profile photo of Puff NattiePuff Nattie
    73 Posts

    Better late than never……here is my contribution

    Couldn’t resist a few long shutter shots at 1am

    The most clouds we saw all day

    Chris and Buell enjoying a perfect summit day. No wind. Pure sunshine.

    mmcpheet, happy as a clam in a rime sleeping bag.

    mmcpheet :rock:

    waxy one track mind

    moon

    climbing.. who needs crampons…mmcpheet doesn’t

    Chris

    sweet hat dude

    Buell carvin’ it home

    sunset

    pancakes and coffee in the popup

    not too shabby

    Hat lake

    a quick little hike gives us a different perspective….

    HAD A GREAT TIME GUYS! let’s do it again.

    #617941
    Profile photo of 96avs0196avs01
    863 Posts

    @Puff Nattie wrote:

    sunset

    Sweet shot…thanks again for the hat loan :thumpsup:

    165 Venture Divide/Spark Frankenburners/La Sportiva Spantiks
    163W Jones Solution/Phantom Alphas/Dynafit TLT5s
    162 Furberg

    Chris

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