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Pics from hiking Mt Lassen.

Discussion in 'Sports, Hobbies & Interests' started by Stillfly199, Jul 14, 2009.

  1. Jul 14, 2009 at 10:28 AM
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    Stillfly199

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    Me and a buddy decided to go hike a local Mt. yesterday, it is only a 2000 ft elevation gain but it was still fun, great view. I have always wanted to do it and yesterday I just said screw it and i'm going. The top is just over 10,000 ft. It made me set my eyes on the other Mt. in the area, Mt. Shasta. That is gonna be a 2 day hike but it is gonna be fun. Here are some pics, the pictures dont do it justice. There were people from all over, people drove from Florida and I think there were some people from sweden it sounded like, and another couple that hiked the wrong Mt., they made us laugh a little.

    A view from the bottom
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    A view about midway up
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    I think the next 2 are from about 3/4 way up
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    All the snow in the crater at the top
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    We had to hike down through all this, pretty slick and pretty fun
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    Hiked up this ridgeline to get to the west side of the peak
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    Looking straight down into a crater
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    My buddy

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    Me, and you know I had to represent the Toyota t-shirt
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    This little guy was kinda chasin us away from this spot, so I tried to get a close up
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  2. Jul 14, 2009 at 10:29 AM
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    that looks really high for 2k feet
     
  3. Jul 14, 2009 at 10:30 AM
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    wow. That looks awesome. Great pics. Wish there was something around here like that so I could do it.
     
  4. Jul 14, 2009 at 10:32 AM
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    Bottom to top is a 2k foot rise... that is not the overall elevation from the peak. :D
     
  5. Jul 14, 2009 at 10:35 AM
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    Awesome pictures and a great way to spend a day! :thumbsup:
     
  6. Jul 14, 2009 at 10:42 AM
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    Drive the truck up :D
     
  7. Jul 14, 2009 at 10:58 AM
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    yea i was going to say b/c my bro and i climbed some blue ridge mointains to an elevation of 3200 feet tallest peak in around a 50 mile radius, it was a 2200 foot climb from the valley still didnt look as high
     
  8. Jul 14, 2009 at 1:22 PM
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    Ya it was over 10,000ft at the top, I wanted to drive the truck, dont know if it woulda made it, a lot of loose rock up there.
     

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