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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.
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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



Weather station 14.0 miles from here

5 Total Routes

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Mount Adams:
Adams Glacier   WI2-3 Steep Snow     Ice, Snow, Alpine, 4700'   
South Spur   Easy Snow     Trad, Snow, Alpine   
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Featured Route For Mount Adams
Sunrise Camp at the bottom, the route runs straight up the glacier and rounds the bend at the top.

Mazama Glacier Headwall Steep Snow  WA : Southwest Cascades : Mount Adams
In summary, it's an easy glacier climb with an optional short technical pitch at the very top of the route.This is a big, wild, scenic route on an otherwise pretty droll mountain. The hike up to Sunrise Camp is an adventure all on it's own, and is pretty breathtakingly beautiful in spring or summer. The route itself wanders up long stretches of steep glacier and gives views of some very interesting features. The big, wild, isolated feel of the route makes it worthy, even if it lacks in real tech...[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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Mt. Adams-1975. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Mt. Adams-1975.
Photo by Blitzo.
Mt Adams from Mt. St. Helens. 1974. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Mt Adams from Mt. St. Helens. 1974.
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