Ascent to Mount Adams-11600 on 2012-08-04

Climber: Amy Kwok

Date:Saturday, August 4, 2012
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Mount Adams - 11600
    Elevation:11600 ft / 3535 m
    Remaining Elevation:676 ft / 206 m (10% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

It was a one day ascent, but I was forced to turn around when it was 2:30pm and I still had the last push to the true summit. (I had already been passed the ridge from Pikers Peak, and was sitting just below the big hill to the summit.)
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:6000 ft / 1829 m
    Elevation Loss:0 ft / 0 m
    Distance:11 mi / 17.7 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons
    Weather:Cool, Breezy
Sunny, partly cloudy, windy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:6000 ft / 1829 m
    Distance:5.5 mi / 8.9 km
    Trailhead:5600  5600 ft / 1706 m
    Time Up:7 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:0 ft / 0 m
    Distance:5.5 mi / 8.9 km
    Trailhead:11600  11600 ft / 3535 m
    Time Down:5 Hours 

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