Mount Adams Climber's Log

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Larry Laverty

Larry Laverty - Jun 27, 2016 2:28 am Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2016

South Spur  Sucess!

With fellow SPer Guy, we coordinated a meeting the night before at the Trout Lake Ranger Station to secure the passes, Guy coming from Idaho, me from California.
Then met the next morning at the bustling TH. The road in was doable in my low-clearance sedan but a real workout. Outstanding camaraderie with Guy and all on the mountain including one couple who were celebrating their wedding anniversary. For a good run down the chute, I have to give the award to this mountain over Avy Gulch on Shasta. A glorious day all the way around.

Mike D' - Mar 31, 2016 12:45 pm Date Climbed: Jun 2, 2014

Great Success  Sucess!

Drew & I left the crowded dirt road mid-afternoon, soft snow got us to lunch counter well before sunset for our rendezvous with three other friends. No rush in the morning, easy summit and awesome ski descent.

Moderate traffic, not terrible...except for that dude buzzing the climbers all morn from his flying fan paraglider thingy, so annoying, what was his deal?!

wrwicks - Mar 2, 2016 1:10 am Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2014

Great Climb  Sucess!

Did it in one day,left at sunrise. GPS said I hit 25 mph while glissading down.

elcy79.gp

elcy79.gp - Oct 20, 2015 4:04 pm Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2013

Via SouthSpur  Sucess!

Hiked up to just below Lunch Counter with John and grandson Tristin. Got early start and made the summit in fairly good time considering grandsons first peak over 12k and first snow climb.

Beautiful day with great views of MSH, Rainer, Hood and Jefferson

mdt81

mdt81 - Oct 17, 2015 8:24 pm Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2008

South Spur  Sucess!

Great first mountaineering adventure.

mrjenks85

mrjenks85 - Oct 8, 2015 12:10 am Date Climbed: May 31, 2015

Suksdorf + Snowboard  Sucess!

Climbed on a gorgeous weekend at the end of May (avoided the Cascade volcano pass!)

Hauled the snowboard to the top via the Suksdorf Ridge and Piker's Peak.

Sun came out, great corn snow, fun all the way down!

scgrant

scgrant - Sep 15, 2015 11:56 pm Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2015

Mount Adams  Sucess!

South Spur route with Greg Jagielski. Crowded mountain.

Alex Wood

Alex Wood - Jul 27, 2015 11:29 pm Date Climbed: Jun 12, 2015

Skied South Spur  Sucess!

Left the parking lot at 2:30am (sorry to all the folks who had to hear my car alarm go off). Summit by 10am, skied down on crappy snow till the false summit and then things got wayy better.

BooRadley

BooRadley - Jul 20, 2015 12:39 pm Date Climbed: May 25, 2015

South Spur  Sucess!

One day ascent via the South Spur. Glissaded most of the way down.

Darren9

Darren9 - Jul 15, 2015 8:49 pm Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2015

Stormy Monday Couloir  Sucess!

Made a one day ascent from Killen Creek. We are part of the Sierra Mountaineering Club from CA. We left at 2 am and were at the base of the route around 7am. First bit through crevasses and moderate snow was pretty simple. Rock was probably 4th class at the hardest, but loose. Exposure minimal. Last bit was steeper snow then about 2 pitches of alpine ice around 45 degrees. We gained the North Ridge around 11,700 and were standing on the summit at 12:30. We descended the North Ridge which was unpleasant, very loose and long, but still the best way off the mountain to the north. Fun route.

Ian Culhane

Ian Culhane - Jul 2, 2015 9:31 pm Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2015

South Spur Ski  Sucess!

Probably wasn't worth the extra 25 pounds of ski gear, but still an enjoyable climb with perfect weather. We camped at around 8000', just after the trail switched to snow. We left our skis at Pikers Peak before heading the summit. The top was surprisingly warm; I was wearing shorts at one point and didn't get cold. Glissaded/hiked down to about 10800' before putting on skis. Not perfect conditions, but still an awesome run. Hoping for more snow next year!

quorralux

quorralux - Jun 17, 2015 7:53 pm Date Climbed: May 30, 2015

South Spur Route - 1st volcano  Sucess!

Drove down from Seattle Friday night and left cold springs campground at 4:00 am. Reached the summit around 11am and took advantage of the fantastic glissading all the way down. 11.5 hours round trip - a long day but very fun!

Wiktoria Plawska

Wiktoria Plawska - Jun 7, 2015 10:51 pm Date Climbed: Jun 7, 2015

Yay  Sucess!

Solo ascent via south spur, left at 430am, summit at 11:30, and back by 3pm. Cloudless day, amazing gliassading, loved it. Will be back with my skis next time!

skyler

skyler - May 6, 2015 9:48 am Date Climbed: Apr 19, 2015

Summit  Sucess!

Climbed solo via the South Spur. Camped at the lunch counter. The weather was perfect for the 9am summit. Will do it again.

endo.the.timber

endo.the.timber - Apr 17, 2015 11:43 pm Date Climbed: Apr 16, 2015

car to car  Sucess!

nice hike. Mazama route.

goleary - Jan 30, 2015 9:36 pm Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2013

Beginners stupidity

This was my first attempt climbing a mountain and we decided to do it in one day. I didnĀ“t bring enough food or clothing for that matter and we did start towards the summit until around noon. Massive cloud system and electrical storm ended up turning us back less than 200 feet below the summit in the middle of the night. Definitely learned a lesson and will never do anything this stupid again.

Ian Culhane

Ian Culhane - Jan 23, 2015 2:29 am Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2010

South Spur Route  Sucess!

Great two day climb with optimal weather; amazing glissade down from the false summit!

nlahue

nlahue - Dec 9, 2014 6:52 pm Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2014

Fantastic Views  Sucess!

South Spur Route, Camped at Lunch Counter the night of the 5th. Started about 3:30 am for the summit and summited around 7ish as the second group on the summit for the day. Had amazing views of Ranier, Helens, Hood, Jefferson and even the 3 Sisters.

Rkapman

Rkapman - Dec 1, 2014 4:45 pm Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2014

South Spur  Sucess!

Started on the 11th camped up at the lunch counter, continued the following morning around 5am and made the summit around 9 am

Vic Hanson

Vic Hanson - Sep 19, 2014 11:48 pm Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2014

A beautiful day!  Sucess!

After picking up my permit that morning I didn't start hiking until 9:30, reached the summit at 3 pm, and back at parking at 6. Was a fun glissade in spots! South Spur route.

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