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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.

Finding Ice + Being New

My latest endeavor is learning how to ice climb. But I live in Bend, OR, and this is not the place to seek ice...

Does anyone have some suggestions about how to get rolling in learning how to dive into some ice adventures, or know of groups in the region who tend to go - and are willing to entertain newbies?

Maybe it's more of a partner/group question, but I'm just really interested in starting ...
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Glacier Peak

Looking at doing this climb with two friends this summer. We are looking at a May/June climb potentially.

I see most climbs reviewed are done in July/August. We are looking for more snow to minimize any crevasse impacts. We did Rainier in August and it was brutal due to lack of snowcover on the rocks as well.

What is the weather like on Glacier peak earlier in the season? On the summit?
Is there significant ...
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Ruth Mountain trip

Fall colors, snow on route, lost phone... if someone finds it, I want my sd card please, samsung s5, no one else around on peak, few hikers... trip report posted if interested, just a great day, probably last summit this year for me...??? hmmm...
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Need Help With CC.com

I would appreciate some help with joining CascadeClimbers.com. I've tried to join, unsuccessfully multiple times. Essentially, I never receive the confirmation email. Thanks!
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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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