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Regional discussion and conditions reports for Washington and Oregon. Please post partners requests and trip plans in the Pacific Northwest Climbing Partners section.

Fall Colors in Washington State Album

The highly popular album is back for year and is off to a good start. Feel free to add as many pictures as you like. :D :D :D :D :D ...
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Mt. Adams Summit Video


Enjoy this video I recently put together from my one day summit of Mt. Adams in Washington State, USA.

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Jefferson (OR) Conditions?

Wondering if anyone has been out on Jefferson recently? Heading that way in a couple weeks, and wondering if anyone can chime in with current beta? TIA
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Current conditions on Mt Adams?

Hey Everybody,

Climbing Adams this Sunday - has anyone been up this week?

Wondering about general conditions and what shape the glissade chutes have been in.

And is the smoke bad up that way?

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I can't breath...

Can someone spell "air quality" ? "S-m-o-k-e".
what's happening where you are. We were up on the Ragged Ridge Traverse last week from the Easy Pass Trail. View went from forever to can't see across the valley. Any reports from Liberty Bell or I guess anywhere? Smoke moved in Tuesday. quite a change overnight.
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Helmet or No Helmet On Rainier

Hey all,

We will be climbing Rainier via Disappointment Cleaver next weekend. Absurdly warm weather apparently. I am advocating for helmets but a friend is saying no helmets as "no-one wears them on Rainier". What are the forums thoughts?
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Bulgers peaks in winter

Hi PNW climbers,
Unfortunately my climbing season will be cut short this year due to an extended trip and I'll be returning back home in December.
I'm starting to think about what peaks from the buglers list are doable in the winter?
Besides training this winter I'd love to be able to bag some peaks in the list with out taking an inordinate amount of risk.
Does anyone have any recommendations?
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Is Hood Doable in August?

I've searched websites and forums for info on what Hood is like now in July and what it might be like in August.

Reason is I will be in the vicinity in mid August and wouldn't mind climbing Hood again. I know it's not generally recommended then because of rockfall, but I'm wondering if conditions this year might have made that different. Thanks!
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Castle Route (C.E. Rusk) Mt. Adams

Have been researching routes on Mt. Adams. Have looked on Cascade Climber
and this site both and come up empty on Trip Reports of repeat climbs of Rusk's
Original Route on the Castle described in his book Tales of a Western Mountaineer.
Anyone out their completed the route in the last ten years? Did I miss a report on
either site? Hundreds of reports on the Southern (Lunch Counter) Route, North
Ridge, Mazama Glacier, and ...
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Mt Baker

Three of us aimed for Mt. Herman from the middle parking lot near the Bagley Lake trail. Got off route to summit, but close and we'll know next time. The road is now plowed all the way to Artist Point, but a lot of snow still up there. I thought some one had posted Mt Herman but I am not finding it? Anyway, numerous skiers and many tracks coming off Table Mountain into the ...
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