Mt Adams

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Mt Adams

Submitted By: E_Poore on July 19, 2013

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Colorado » Rocky Mountain National Park

Ptarmigan Glacier

The first section is the steepest and then the line mellows out.  Follow the glacier all the way to the toe.  Once done follow a faint climbers trail to the lake below.  At the lake a a good trail is on the North side, follow this trail by Helene lake and back to the car.

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The Second highest point in Washington. Mt Adams is a gentle giant with but can be as challenging as you make it with routes of all difficulties. Crevasse Free routes exist to the summit and offer some of the longest sustained ski descents in the country.

Elevation: 12276 ft / 3742 m

How to Get There

From Hood River, OR Drive north on HWY 141 towards Trout Lake.  Once in town stop at the Ranger Station to pay your $15 climbing fee and register.  Don't forget yourpoop bags!

 

 

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