Mount Adams Ice Climbing Routes

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Adams/Adams Glacier

Mt Adams/Adams Glacier

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  • Intermediate Ice Climb
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 7,700 ft

We will leave Olympia Saturday morning.

This climb is being relisted as a two day climb. We will hike to high camp on Saturday, climb and descend Sunday returning to camp by afternoon. Climbers must be able to move quickly throughout the entire climb. We will climb the Adams Glacier and descend the North Ridge. 

Route/Place

Mount Adams Ice Climbing Routes



  • USGS Mt Adams West

    Green Trails Mt Adams West No. 366

    Green Trails Blue Lake No. 334

    USGS Mt Adams East
  • See full route/place details.
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Mountain boots that can accept crampons (not hiking boots)
  • Crampons
  • An ice axe (not technical ice tools)
  • A sleeping bag rated to +20 degrees or colder
  • A sleeping pad
  • A back pack (40 to 60 liters)
  • Webbing and accessory cords
  • 6 straight gate carabiners
  • 2 locking carabiners
  • Large pear-shaped locking carabiner
  • Belay device
  • Climbing harness
  • Helmet
  • Chock pick (nut tool)
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens
  • Cordellete
  • Picket or other relevant protection
  • Extra webbing or cord
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