Ascent of Mount Adams on 2013-07-06

Climber: Michael Shaw

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, July 6, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Adams
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:5799 ft / 1767 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked alone on Airline Tr to ADAMS to Lowe’s Path to Gulfside Tr to JEFFERSON to Randolph Path to Short Line to Air Line Tr; cloud cover began building early in the morning, hiked into increasing fog and winds above the treeline until fog was so thick just above the Air Line Tr-Gulfside Tr intersection heading to Mt Adams, lost the cairns and lost the trail and wound up on nearby Mt Quincy Adams, bushwhacked southwest along ridgeline till regained Air Line Tr cairns to Mt Adams; never really rained, but very thick fog and 30+ mph sustained winds; started to clear and blow off about 4:30 and 5000feet shortly after heading down from JEFFERSON; 12.2miles
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Maintained Trail

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