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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...


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 Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

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   Steep Snow     Snow, Alpine   
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
Rock Climbing Photo: The shallow traverse from the false summit to the ...

South Spur Easy Snow  WA : 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 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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