This is a gently sloping glacier route on the SW slopes, with the attraction of solitude over the South Side route. However, when the White Salmon breaks up, some ice work may be required.
|Driving Distance from Portland||100 miles|
|Driving Time from Portland||2 hours|
|Expected Duration||Car to car in two or more days|
|Relevant Books||Cascade Alpine Guide: Columbia River to Stevens Pass by Fred Beckey|
|Relevant Maps||USGS 7 minute series, Mt. Adams West, or USDA Forest Service Mt. Adams Wilderness map On the Mazama Climbing and Hiking map page <href="http: maps.google.com="" maps?f="q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=mt+adams,+USA&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=42.581364,92.636719&ie=UTF8&ll=46.19932,-121.490765&spn=0.072953,0.180931&t=p&z=13&iwloc=addr"" title="Google Map">Google Map</href="http:>|
|Awards Qualified||16 Major NW Peaks, Guardian Peaks|