Mount Adams/South Spur


Alpine Scramble - Mount Adams/South Spur

Adams/South Spur 12276'

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  • Strenuous 5, Technical 4
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 14.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,600 ft

Registrations are no longer being accepted for this trip.

8:30 AM at the Trout Lake Ranger Station.  Volcano pass (permit) must be purchased when you arrive.  No limits or reservations for climbers on the mountain.

Additional information:  This is a 3 day/2 night trip (Fri-Sun).  Please note:  the pace will be slow/moderate - do not expect to go fast.  If you do not like being told to slow down and stay with the group, then this trip is not for you.


Mount Adams/South Spur

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials, ice axe, crampons, helmet.  You must be proficient in self-arrest and use of ice axe while climbing moderately steep snow.  I rate this climb S5 T3.

Successful completion gives credit for a snow scramble or an alpine climb.  A climb leader will also be on this trip. 

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