|Lassen Peak bathed in sunlight just before sunrise|
|Lassen Peak with a fresh coat of snow just before sunrise|
|Lassen Peak shrouded in smoke from the Butte Fire burning in El Dorado County|
I live within 45 minutes of this amazing park, but have yet to take advantage of all it has to offer. You can be sure, hiking to the top of Lassen Peak is on my bucket list. Just gaze at the photo above and imagine yourself at the top of the mountain on a morning like this. Breath taking!