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Mt. Adams Standard Summit Route Ski Descent

Via Cold Springs and South Spur
Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Strenuous
Length: 12.5 miles
Duration: Full day

Overview :  This is a challenging climb up a 12,000 foot volcano in southern Washington. You'll climb close to 7,000 feet for this ski descent... more »

Tips:  Take highway 141 north from White Salmon through Hood River approx. 22 miles to Trout Lake. From 1 mile north of the town go 1 mile... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Base of Glacier

Good views of Mt. St. Helens from here as well as a highway of people ascending the large glacier.

2. False summit

3. True Summit

The true summit. Yes, these photos are real, I actually watched as a couple got married on the summit. Great views towards Mt. Rainier and back towards Hood from here.