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Lassen Volcanic National Park (Day 3)

Once again I was away from the blog for a long, long time. Let me try to pick up where I left off and finish writing about the last day in Lassen.After the second active day I was really tired and thought I'd sleep like a baby. Not so. Actually I had a really terrible night, mostly because of my stuffy nose. When I woke up in the morning I felt really tired.Still, I quickly finished up packing and started driving towards Butte Lake where I was planning to the last hike to the Cinder Cone. The last part of the drive took me via a dirt road that was posing a mild challenge for my car.When I got there I started running and almost immediately stumbled on a rock. At first I thought everything was fine but later on it'd be giving me some serious trouble, as I strained my AT band. It seemed a popular destination probably because the cone was mere 3k away from the campgrounds.The cone, which you can see on the photos to the left and below, was fairly interesting. It is surrounded by F…