The Pinnacle Glacier is a more technical route on the west side of the peak, with crevasses, seracs, and attendant routefinding challenges. Be fit and move fast.
|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, and Climbers Guide to the Cascade Volcanoes by Jeff Smoot|
|Relevant Maps||USGS 7 minute series, Mt. Adams West and Mt. Adams East, or USDA Forest Service Mt. Adams Wilderness map|
|Awards Qualified||16 Major NW Peaks, Guardian Peaks|