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Winter at Lassen
current snow photos
The north side of the visitor center
Heavy snow blankets the visitor center.
Steep angles and high winds scoured snow from the top of Diamond Peak.
High winds load snow on the leward side of ridges called cornices.
Up-close view of a cornice. Cornices can give way under foot.
Busy southwest parking lot
A view of the parking lot from on top of the snow.
A snow enthusiast made fresh tracks in the powder.
A beautiful sunny day
Fresh snow and sunshine!
Sledding is a popular activity in winter.
Lassen's webcam is located on the backside (northside) of the Visitor Center.
These tracks were made by snowshoers attending a ranger-led snowshoe walk.
marker and wildlife tracks
This well worn marker lets rangers know the snow depth. The tracks were made by a Pine Martin, a member of the weasel family.
The top of Brokeoff Mountain.
Sulphur Works boiling pool
This muddy boiling pool is located on the north side of the park road and has continuously grown over the last two years.
Busy winter campground
The southwest Walk-in Campground is jumping with activity.
Trailhead to Forest Lake
Forest Lake is an easily accessed trail next to the visitor center for skiiers or snowshoers.
Building and snow become one
The snow depth is about 12 feet deep.
A few more feet, we won't see the building.