Ascent of Bumpass Mountain on 2011-08-21
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Sunday, August 21, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||8753 ft / 2667 m|
Ascent Trip ReportStarted at Bumpass Hell trailhead (I call it "Bumpass Heck" in polite company) near Helen Lake in Mt. Lassen National Park. Left trail at the saddle just before dropping down to Bumpass Heck's boiling fumaroles and smelly gaseous emanations. Followed Bumpass Mtn's ENE ridge from saddle to summit. Class 2. Less than 3 miles round trip and 600 feet of gain. Has an inspiring view of Mt. Lassen above and the hot springs below.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||600 ft / 182 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Scramble|
| Gain on way in:||600 ft / 182 m|
| Start Trailhead:||Bumpass Hell trailhead 8153 ft / 2485 m|
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