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Elevation: 12,276'
Location: 46.2007, -121.5022 View Map  Incorrect?
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Mt. Adams from Mt Rainier, fifty miles away.


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.

5 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Mount Adams:
South Spur   Easy Snow     Trad, Snow, Alpine   
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The North Ridge

North Ridge Mod. Snow  WA : Southwest Cascades : Mount Adams
An alternative to the more popular South Spur Route, the North Ridge is non-technical with some very loose volcanic scree. Straight forward route finding. You can bypass most obstacles on either side. Climb the ridge to the top and hike about a mile across the summit plateau, to the true summit.Permit required to climb Mt Adams. Available from Randle ranger station. Cost is $15 weekends or $10 mid-week.Descend the route.The earlier in the season you climb this route, the less scree you have to c...[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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