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Ascent of Mount Adams on 2008-08-23

Climber: Ryan Duckworth

Others in Party:Craig Weiland
Evan Jewett
Date:Saturday, August 23, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Adams
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:12276 ft / 3741 m

Ascent Trip Report

Snow has melted a lot since my attempt in July. One day push from Cold Springs CG. First reached snow around 7500 ft. Stayed on S. Climb trail to 8500 where we finally took to the snow. Strapped on crampons just above Lunch Counter (9000') for the rest of the hike. Beautiful weather!
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:7176 ft / 2187 m
    Extra Gain:250 ft / 76 m
    Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Route:South Climb
    Trailhead:Cold Springs CG  5600 ft / 1706 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:6 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:3 Hours 



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