Lassen 2
August 17 - August 20, 2017




Dirt road biking - several miles




A break




At a local lake




Heading home with Pappy




Front porch visitors




Getting warm




Solution found




Having lots of fun




No one can escape the sprinkler




Some actually enjoyed it




What time is it?




Yes, s'mores time again




Perfecting it




Yumm




Trail closed, no problem




Starting on the Bumpass Hell trail




We gave it a try despite a 'Trail Closed - Do Not Cross' sign




So far so good




Beautiful scenery




Reaching the snow, walking carefully




Spotting our destination




Wasn't too bad




We made it




No one else around




Us four




Enjoying the experience




Boiling and




Smoking




Hiker boys




We decided to do a longer trail - Tamara went back to get the car and met us at the other end




We need to feed them




The snow patches kept them motivated




Couldn't stop taking pictures




Shady trail




Meadowy trail




Lots of flowers




Some lakes




A rest stop




Mossy trail




Back down after a 5+ mile hike




Shingletown reservoir with the bikes




Mommy running this time with the biker boys




Reaching an abandoned cabin




Used to be nice




Pappy's investment property for retirement




Lunch in Red Bluff




Shasta Caverns playground




Down to catch the ferry to the cave




Waiting for the boat




Here we go




Big bear scratching Peter's back in the visitor center




Inside the cave




Only through guided tours




Pretty big with lots of formations (Santa Claus, saber tooth tiger)




Us four




Back in the visitor center




An ice cream in the heat




Fun in the car




With the new hats and sunglasses




Coloring back at the house




Peter in some of his new gear




Super man sighting

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