Ascent of Mount Adams on 2005-08-26
|Others in Party:||Special Agent|
|Date:||Friday, August 26, 2005|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||12276 ft / 3741 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWonderful climb following a few days on the Pacific Crest Trail through the Goat Rocks Wilderness. Drove up and stayed the night at Cold Springs Camp. Was up at 5:30 and hiking just before 6. Saw the sunrise as we climbed up the South Climb Trail #183 just past the Round the Mountain Trail #9. The morning sun on Hood and St. Helens was stunning. Climbing up the Cresent Glacier was tough work but worth it and my new in-step crampons worked great! Peaked a little before noon. Then we got to glisade down LONG stretches. It is the most fun I have ever had glisading, even though my hands got a little cut up when I started going to fast a couple of times.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||6676 ft / 2035 m|
| Distance:||11.6 mi / 18.6 km|
| Route:||South Climb Trail #183|
| Trailhead:||Cold Springs TH 5600 ft / 1706 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Cold, Calm, Clear|
| Time Up:||5 Hours 35 Minutes|
| Time Down:||0 Days 4 Hours 31 Minutes|
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