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Mountain Name(s): Mount Adams, Adams, Adams mendia, Mont Adams, Monte Adams, Pahto, Núi Adams, Адамс, 亞當斯山, 아담스 산     Geology: Volcanic
Elevation: 3745 m / 12286.8 ft     Snow line: 1800 m / 5905.51 ft
Summit(s): The Pinnacle; (3 684 m /12 087 feet)
Mount Adams (main summit); (3 745 m /12 287 feet)
    Prominence: 49 m/8 117 ft
Location: United States (USA)(Washington);     Isolation: 73 km/45 miles
Latitude/Longitude: 46°12'9.432''N
    Climbing Season(s): 15 Apr - 31 Jul;
Parent Range: North American Cordillera     Nearest Airport(s): Portland International Airport (PDX); Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA);
Range: Adams Massif     Convenience Center(s): Randle; Trout Lake;
First Ascent: 28/8/1854 A.G. Aiken (USA), Edward J. Allen (USA), Andrew J. Burge (USA)... More     National Park(s): Gifford Pinchot National Forest;

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Get in touch with the natural resources of the northern states in the US is a unique experience, allowing to look at the America of Indians which remains intact in these parts.
Transport accessibility and development of tourist infrastructure maintains a high level of modern comfort while enjoying a variety of leisure activities which make this region a real gem for lovers of outdoor recreation. Here, in its original form preserved classic American landscapes, the richness of the land and water fauna, a huge number of rivers and lakes with clear water, meadows, pine forests and groves. The mai
n attraction - the mountains, of which Adams stands out as a spectacular view and due to its mountaineering characteristics: 5 main routes of ascent offer different levels of difficulty to suit every level of training of potential climber. Mount is suitable for ascending at any time of year, weather conditions are rarely classified as unsuitable for these purposes, although they get really harsh at times.... Read more

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Mount Adams is a stratovolcano in the Cascade Range. It is the second-highest mountain in the state of Washington. Glaciers cover a total of 2.5% of Adams' surface, the mountain has 12 officially named glaciers. In the area surrounding Mount Adams, hundreds underground caves have formed around inactive lava vents.
Mountain’s slopes are covered with coniferous forests, from 2000 meters start alpine meadows and moraines, in adjacent areas a system of hundreds of deep and spacious caverns is formed.
Volcano’s summit is almost completely flat, on a fine day from there opens a view to all neighbor
ing volcanoes of the Cascade Mountains.
Despite the reputation of the "family" mountain among pro climbers, you have to keep in mind the possible dangers and risks: earthquakes, avalanches and mudslides are not excluded from happening.
During recent years one of its craters had been producing weak activity as well.
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Yakima County / Skamania County, about 200 km of distance from major East Coast cities Portland and Seattle.

Getting there Edit

It takes about 2.5 hours to reach Randle (Notrh Climb) from either Portland, Oregon or Seattle, WA. Either Portland International Airport (PDX) or Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) are logical airports if coming in from out of state.
When taking the South side climbs (South Spur, Avalanche Glacier, etc.) the point to go to is at the Mt. Adams Ranger Station in Trout Lake, WA. The closest major airport in Portland International Airport (PDX). It takes about 2 hours to drive to Trout Lake from PDX via a variety of local transportation services.

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Volcano Pass from the U.S. Forest Service is required for activities above 7,000 feet (2,100 m).

North America, United States (USA): Washington

  • Mount Adams
  • Mountaineering - 3 Day(s)
  • 15 Apr - 31 Jul
  • Moderate 
  • 0 people climbed it



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• For non-professional climbers Mount Adams provides climbing routes up to the summit at a fairly gentle slopes which allows to record an ascent to a significant peak with minimal risks.


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