Mount Adams/South Spur


Alpine Scramble - Mount Adams/South Spur

Adams/South Spur 12276'

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  • Strenuous 5, Technical 4
  • Mileage: 14.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,600 ft
7:00 PM at Trout Lake Ranger Station
Mt. Adams (12,276 ft.) of course is one of the highest peaks in Washington, yet it is a scramble! We will drive down the night before (Aug.7) and buy the individual permit at the Trout Lake Ranger Station ($10 each). We will car camp at Cold Springs Camp Ground, about an hour from the station. We will be on the trail (#183 south climb trail) at 3:00 AM, Aug.8. We should summit around 11 AM if all goes well. More info to follow the week before the trip! Crampons, helmets, ice axe required on this trip. Leader will have rope. e-mail questions- yours, marguerite

Mount Adams/South Spur

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