The 1.5 mile trail into Bumpass Hell is almost level, a nice easy
stroll through the woods to help flatlanders get acclimated to the
8200 foot elevation.
And if you run out of air anyhow, you can always stop and enjoy the
antics of tiny ground squirrels like this one, as they scamper over
Just keep your eyes open and you start seeing them everywhere --
on Monday we even saw one scampering over the rocks at the
summit of Lassen Peak.