Mt. Adams Summit Climb

Photos from Mt. Adams, August 19, 2011 with Dad.

  • Length: 11.5 miles
  • Elevation gain: 6,676 ft.
  • Summit: 12,276 ft.
  • Time: 4:45 am – 7:15 pm
  • Total time: 14.5 hours

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Under dressed: Part 1.

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Barely any snow on the lower half of the mountain from being later in the season.

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Under dressed: Part 2.
Before we owned trekking poles, and before I owned gloves that weren’t cotton.

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Our first climb with crampons.

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Under dressed: Part 3.
We like to look back at these photos and laugh at ourselves for donning all-cotton outfits in these conditions.

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At the false summit with Mt. St. Helens in the background.

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On top of the true summit. We met our now-friend Brian partway up the mountain, and he took me up the last 700 ft.

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Finding a good glissade path down.

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