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Ascent of Mount Adams on 2016-08-14

Climber: Mathias Ricken

Date:Sunday, August 14, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Adams
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:12276 ft / 3741 m

Ascent Trip Report

South Spur. A little under 4 hours to camp at 9400 feet. A little under 4 hours to summit. 3 hours down to camp, 3 hours down to car.
Running water at 6700 feet (Morrison Creek crossing), 9400 feet (northeastern edge of Lunch Counter), and around 12000 feet.
Snow level around 7400 feet, though we went up the ridge east of the Crescent Glacier to avoid the snow. Glissaded down the Crescent Glacier. Don't take the big glissade chute, it's blocked by rocks.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Time:8 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:6 Hours 



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