Mount Adams/South Spur


Alpine Scramble - Mount Adams/South Spur

Overnight mid week Mount Adams scramble. Any students and grads welcome to join with leader permission.

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

Meet Wednesday morning at the ranger station and start hiking early afternoon to camp. Drive is ~4 hours from Seattle, so members may drive out the night before or the morning of.

More details in planning email.

Camping at Lunch Counter on Wednesday night and summiting Thursday.

Crampons are required. Hopeful for a long glissade!

When requesting permission please provide...

  1. A recent conditioning hike, location, elevation gain, total uphill time (not just moving time), and weight carried. A good conditioning benchmark is up Mount Si in under 2 hours with 25-35lbs of pack weight.
  2. Previous (or planned) snow scrambles or glacier climbs.
  3. Previous (or planned) backcountry overnight experience.

You may request permission anytime before or after registration opens.


Mount Adams/South Spur

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