Ascent of Mount Adams on 2010-09-05
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Sunday, September 5, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||12276 ft / 3741 m|
Ascent Trip ReportAnother Cascade Monster: Mt Adams is presenting an intimidating sight when driving up from Trout Lake. I hiked as far as I could before the short September days forced my into my bivouac. The next day was clear but rather windy. There was snow all the way up and quite a crowd working up their way. The windchill was significant, my camera froze as did my water supply and I only stood a few minutes on the summit looking longingly over to Mount Rainer.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||6676 ft / 2035 m|
| Distance:||8.8 mi / 14.2 km|
| Route:||South Spur|
| Trailhead:||5600 ft / 1706 m|
| Quality:||7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles, Bivouac|
| Nights Spent:||1 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||Cool, Windy, Clear|
| Time Up:||1 Days |
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by Patrick Kirchmann
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