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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  with updates from Kyle Tarry
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Mt. Adams-1975. Photo by Blitzo.

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

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Mount Adams

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Mount Adams:
South Spur        Trad, Alpine   
Adams Glacier   AI2-3     Ice, Alpine, 4700'   
Mazama Glacier Headwall        Alpine   
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Featured Route For Mount Adams
Rock Climbing Photo: The shallow traverse from the false summit to the ...

South Spur   Washington : Southwest Cascades : Mount Adams
This is the easiest route on the mountain. It follows gentle snow/pumice slopes.From timberline on road N81, follow an old road into a basin which becomes a trail on the left skyline ridge.Follow this ridge to a flat area known as the "Lunch Counter". Climb up slopes due north to the false summit(11,700'). Cross the divide to the true summit....[more]   Browse More Classics in Washington

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Rock Climbing Photo: Victory headstand!
Victory headstand!
Rock Climbing Photo: The trials of marriage. Waiting, not resting.
The trials of marriage. Waiting, not resting.
Rock Climbing Photo: Mt Adams from Mt. St. Helens. 1974. Photo by Blitz...
Mt Adams from Mt. St. Helens. 1974. Photo by Blitz...
Rock Climbing Photo: Mt. Adams from Mt Rainier, fifty miles away. Photo...
Mt. Adams from Mt Rainier, fifty miles away. Photo...

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