Ascent of Mount Adams on 2018-07-10

Climber: Michael Lewis

Others in Party:Josh Lewis
AJ Fisher
Date:Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Adams
    Elevation:12276 ft / 3741 m

Ascent Trip Report

Snow began around 6,500'. Camped at lunch counter (9,000') on July 9th. Windy. Rain that evening. Clear on the 10th with suncupped snow. Freezing level 10,000' had us worried it wouldn't thaw enough so we waited and were rewarded with a great glissade.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:7000 ft / 2133 m
    Route:South Spur
    Trailhead:Cold Springs  5276 ft / 1608 m
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Windy, Partly Cloudy
vacillated between cold and hot

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