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Mount Adams Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 12,276'
Location: 46.2007, -121.5022 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Oct 23, 2006
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Mt. Adams from Mt Rainier, fifty miles away. Photo...

Description 

This gorgeous volcano, at the north end of White Salmon Valley, is Washington's second highest peak.
It was known to the Native Americans as Klickitat.
The summit is easily reached by the "South Spur".

Getting There 

Approaches will be described with the route descriptions.
For more complete information refer to "CASCADE ALPINE GUIDE-Columbia River to Stevens Pass" by Fred Beckey.

Climbing Season

For the Southwest Cascades area.

Weather station 14.0 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Mount Adams

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Mount Adams:
Mazama Glacier Headwall        Alpine   
Adams Glacier   WI2-3     Ice, Alpine, 4700'   
South Spur        Trad, Alpine   
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Featured Route For Mount Adams
Rock Climbing Photo: Adams Glacier on July 12, 2012.

Adams Glacier WI2-3  WA : Southwest Cascades : Mount Adams
The Adams Glacier is on Mt. Adams' N / NW face. This tumbling ice fall provides quick access to 'The Pinnacle' (a sub-summit), the plateau and ultimately the true summit. Descend via the N. Ridge or a snow field on the west side of the N. Ridge. Note the N. Ridge consist of very loose volcanic rock. Be careful to not release rock slides on fellow skiers or climbers....[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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Rock Climbing Photo: Mt. Adams-1975. Photo by Blitzo.
Mt. Adams-1975. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Mt Adams from Mt. St. Helens. 1974. Photo by Blitz...
Mt Adams from Mt. St. Helens. 1974. Photo by Blitz...

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