Ascent of Mount Adams on 2008-08-23
|Others in Party:||Craig Weiland|
|Date:||Saturday, August 23, 2008|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||12276 ft / 3741 m|
Ascent Trip ReportSnow has melted a lot since my attempt in July. One day push from Cold Springs CG. First reached snow around 7500 ft. Stayed on S. Climb trail to 8500 where we finally took to the snow. Strapped on crampons just above Lunch Counter (9000') for the rest of the hike. Beautiful weather!
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||7176 ft / 2187 m|
| Extra Gain:||250 ft / 76 m|
| Distance:||10 mi / 16.1 km|
| Route:||South Climb|
| Trailhead:||Cold Springs CG 5600 ft / 1706 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Crampons, Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Cool, Calm, Clear|
| Time Up:||6 Hours |
| Time Down:||3 Hours |
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