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Little Tahoma

 
Little Tahoma

Page Type: Album

Object Title: Little Tahoma

Image Type(s): Rock Climbing, Ice Climbing, Alpine Climbing, Hiking

 

Page By: gimpilator

Created/Edited: Jan 29, 2011 / Apr 6, 2012

Object ID: 695101

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Page Score: 81.84% - 14 Votes 

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According to the Bulger list, at 11,138 feet, Little Tahoma is the third highest peak in Washington State.

Sunrise over Little Tahoma
 


Other people will argue that it is mearly a feature of the much larger Mount Rainier.

Little Tahoma in Winter
 


Even so, it's the most interesting feature and the quickest way to determine that it is Rainier you are looking at.

Little Tahoma from Cathedral Gap
 
Little Tahoma
 


Little Tahoma has four different glaciers on it's four sides including the Emmons, the Ingraham, the Whitman, and the Fryingpan.

Alpineglow Ascention
 


This album is a place to collect all the photos of Little T.

Above Little Tahoma
 


You will find that Little T looks amazingly different from various angles and with changing weather and light.

Passing Ingraham Flats with...
 

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Deltaoperator17Well done Adam

Deltaoperator17

Voted 10/10

So is Pikers Peak 11,657'4th highest? How does that work? Oh, there is the argument...LOL Sorry. I am sure you have a rubuttal??? :-)

Love the page!!
Posted Jan 29, 2011 10:44 pm

Josh LewisRe: Well done Adam

Josh Lewis

Voted 10/10

As someone who has not summited Mount Adams but has been on Pikers Peak (got turned around due to 70 mph winds and ice) I don't really consider it a real peak because it does not stick up much on the mountain, while Little Tahoma is quite dramatic! Anyways nice page Adam! I would like to go up little T one of these days.
Posted Jan 30, 2011 1:28 pm

Deltaoperator17Re: Well done Adam

Deltaoperator17

Voted 10/10

Well Adam, you seemed to have changed your profile and I know you have been on Mt Adams more than once. Instead of sporting that new beard of yours it looks like you are sprouting zits? What the heck?
Posted Feb 1, 2011 10:03 am

RedwicRe: Well done Adam

Redwic

Voted 10/10

It is all related to prominence. Most Washington peakbaggers consider a true stand-alone peak as those which have at least 400' of prominence. In other regions (such as the Rockies), many people use a 300' of prominence threshold. Pikers Peak, with only 57' of prominence, reaches neither criteria. Plus, add to the fact that many people do not consider sub-peaks on volcanoes as different peaks... When you look at Mount Adams (and Pikers Peak on Mount Adams), do you think you are looking at a mountain, or at mountains? Likely the former rather than the latter. Little Tahoma is different, as it has over 800' of prominence and as such is visually defined as a separate peak from the Rainier volcanic cone. I hope this explanation helps clarify things a little.
Posted Feb 11, 2011 1:44 am

Deltaoperator17Re: Well done Adam

Deltaoperator17

Voted 10/10

Uh, still no Adam. I dont really care- I was teasing Adam and for some reason getting a teenager to crack back at me as well as one of Adam's friends.

Still no Adam speaking here...LOL
Posted Feb 11, 2011 1:48 am

RedwicRe: Well done Adam

Redwic

Voted 10/10

I was about to leave a comment for Adam regarding this page, but before I did so I noticed your original comment. I thought you were asking legitimate questions, and after seeing that it had been two weeks since you left that message and Adam had not responded, and then that another (more ambiguous) answer was left by another person, I thought if I left a a fairly legitimate answer it might be helpful. I did not take your original comment as teasing. Perhaps there is an inside joke between you and the page author, but that was apparently not obvious to other viewers of this page.
Posted Feb 11, 2011 2:15 am

gimpilatorRe: Well done Adam

gimpilator

Hasn't voted

Sorry, I've been sort of inactive on SP for the last while. I'm working on writing up a lengthy trip report for my recent climbs in South America. I wanted to give you a detailed answer like the one Redwic left but he stated the prominence thing so well, now I don't have to.
Posted Feb 12, 2011 12:51 am

RedwicGreat page, Adam!

Redwic

Voted 10/10

Now when are you going to attempt this bad boy? ;-)
Posted Feb 11, 2011 1:45 am

gimpilatorRe: Great page, Adam!

gimpilator

Hasn't voted

Thanks! As soon as you're ready.
Posted Nov 11, 2011 1:16 pm

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