Thielsen Trip Report: April 29, 2012 Outing Organizer: Geoff Hance, with Brent McGregor Elevation Gain: 3,800 feet, over warming snow, with an exposed summit block Distance: About 9 miles round trip Skills: Climbing, and descending, in crampons across a steep, soft snow ﬁeld; ice ax self-arrest, easy scrambling, and steep downhill snowshoe travel.
Situated on the west shore of Diamond Lake, this large campground is a diamond in the rough. The prominent … Thielsen are evident as one progresses up the trail. At 2.8 miles from the trailhead, it makes a brief turn to the north and then follows Thielsen's northwest ridge to a … The rugged views and crystal blue water will go great with your RV or deluxe campsite. Much of the rock present on the mountain today is volcanic ash from the cataclysmic eruption of Mount Mazama. Thielsen presents itself just beyond the Spruce Ridge Trail junction at 1.6 miles. This tool allows you to look up elevation data by searching address or clicking on a live google map. The eroded central plug of Mount Thielsen forms a prominent summit spire known as the 'Lightning Rod of the Cascades.' Named for its epic view of Mount Thielsen (duh), this lakeside campground is a fisherman’s favorite. From parking lot to summit, this trail is a little over 4.5 miles.
The trailhead is only 1.4 miles from where Oregon highways 230 and 138 intersect, just 1.5 miles from the Diamond Lake entrance. Prior to 2003, my main interest in the mountains was centered around the Cascades of Washington state with a central interest in the area known as "The Enchantments".I had the opportunity to climb Mt. This page shows the elevation/altitude information of Mount Thielsen, Mt Thielsen, Oregon, USA, including elevation map, topographic map, narometric pressure, longitude and latitude. Inviting glimpses of Mt. Drinking water, toilets, garbage disposal, and a boat ramp mean you get to spend all your energy chasing tail (fish tail, that …
The Trail to Mount Thielsen. Over that distance, you will gain ~3,170 ft. As the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail is … The intimidating spire of 9,182-foot Mount Thielsen can be seen as you travel to the trailhead. Thielsen View Campground has 60 single-family campsites and is located on the west shore of Diamond Lake with beautiful views of Mt. Past here, the trail turns briefly south then swings west below the west ridge of Point 6832. The first 3.5-4 miles are moderate, taking you through fairly gentle switchbacks. Campsites can accommodate tents, trailers and RVs (up to 35 feet).