Lassen to Tahoe
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Lassen Volcanic National Park hikes were highlights with a half mile to learn about the volcanic rocks. A three-mile hike to Bumpass Hell was rocky, hot, with 2 kids ignoring the request to bring water. (Note new rule: all hikes over ½ mile require everyone to carry water). The steam pots were really incredible with loud roaring noises, rotten-egg smelling steam and bubbling mud. The hiking views were really stunning from the mountaintop.
We race to Tahoe attempting to beat the sunset! It is almost dark with just 2 miles to go to the Tahoe State Recreation Area (SRA) campground. Then, Murphy strikes. Forward progress is stopped by a flagman for road construction. We’re finally let free! It’s dark now. We pick our way on the curvy rim road of
We continue miles south to