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Ascent of The Bumper on 2014-07-26

Climber: Jason Smith

Date:Saturday, July 26, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:The Bumper
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:6490 ft / 1978 m

Ascent Trip Report

Last Saturday, we hiked off trail up to The Bumper in the Mount Adams Wilderness and scrambled to the top. The Bumper is a prominent rocky knob on the west side of Mount Adams above the Pacific Crest Trail. At the top, it is 6,490 ft. high and offers superb views of Mount Adams craggy west face and its many hanging glaciers.

For full trip report on Oregon Hikers (very details with lots of photos): http://www.oregonhikers.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=19646 http://www.oregonhikers.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=19646


GPS Track: http://gpsfly.org/g/3529
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View of Mount Adams from the summit (2014-07-26). Photo by Jason Smith.
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Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2268 ft / 692 m
    Distance:12.2 mi / 19.7 km
    Trailhead:Stagman Ridge Trailhead  4222 ft / 1286 m
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Hot, Breezy, Clear
A perfect day!



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