Mt. Adams? Let me tell you... it is quite a challenge. At least
for most people, given the fact that you're facing a 8,000 verticle
foot climb if you take the 'easy' route. Yes, that's the easy way.
Start on the south side at an elevation of approx. 4200 feet, and
stop at the summit (that's usually a good place to stop) at 12,276
feet (if I can remember anything after spending time in air that
What a fun weekend, though. Let me tell you that it started with camping out at the base of Mt. Hood (yes, Mt. Hood). Cigdem (pronounced chee-dem which would make a good name for a law firm. Imagine a place called Duey, Cigdem and Howe. Anyway, enough bad humor)...
In any case, back to the story. Cigdem and I (along with 2 other friends) camped out Friday night at the base of Mt. Hood, went rafting Saturday, camped out Saturday night and then climbed Mt. Adams on Sunday. That was a great weekend. Left work at 4:30pm Friday and got home for the first time Sunday at 9:30pm. Too bad I can't do that all of the time. <grin>
Well, ok, I like to think that you come here to read my babble, but alas, that is not the case, so I leave you with these pictures....