Ascent of Mount Adams on 2010-06-26
|Others in Party:||Dave Reis|
|Date:||Saturday, June 26, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||12276 ft / 3741 m|
Ascent Trip ReportOvernight climb of Adams. Road snowed in at 4800'. eft car at 4:30 and climbed to South Butte first evening for camp at 7,600'. On the trail at 3:30 am next morning, reached lunch counter 9,300' at 5:15, skinned until 10,200'when I switched to boot campons and tossed Dave my ski crampons. Reached the top of Piker's Peak 11,440' at 7:55 am. Hung out at Pikers for a while to give the sun time too work it's magic on the snow, then pushed on to the true summit at 12,220 at 9:30. Skiied down fast and furious and was at the camp by 10:30am. Packed up and was on the road by 1:30pm after some questionable skiing through the many tree wells.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||7476 ft / 2278 m|
| Distance:||16 mi / 25.7 km|
| Trailhead:||4800 ft / 1463 m|
| Quality:||5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Skis, Ski Poles, Tent Camp|
| Nights Spent:||1 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Clear|
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