Ascent of Mount Adams on 2011-07-31

Climber: Austin D. Smith

Others in Party:Mark Smith
Doug McGinnis
Date:Sunday, July 31, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Adams
    Elevation:12276 ft / 3741 m

Ascent Trip Report

Summit was enveloped in clouds all afternoon until we reached the summit and it cleared for us to get summit pics. Beacause we were one of the last parties on the mountain we were one of the few parties to summit.
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On the Summit of Mount Adams. Age 13! 2 of 20 Cascade Volcanoes climbed! (2011-07-31). Photo by Austin D. Smith.
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Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:6976 ft / 2125 m
    Elevation Loss:6976 ft / 2125 m
    Distance:11.4 mi / 18.3 km
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons
    Nights Spent:0 nights away from roads
    Weather:Pleasant, Windy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:6826 ft / 2080 m
    Extra Loss:150 ft / 45 m
    Distance:5.6 mi / 9 km
    Route:South Spur
    Trailhead:Cold Springs Campground  5600 ft / 1706 m
    Time Up:0 Days 12 Hours 22 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:6826 ft / 2080 m
    Extra Gain:150 ft / 45 m
    Distance:5.8 mi / 9.3 km
    Route:South Spur
    Trailhead:Cold Springs Campground  5600 ft / 1706 m
    Time Down:0 Days 10 Hours 10 Minutes

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