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Communities Serving the Mt. Adams area
It 's no wonder that Mt. Adams is popular for climbing. Part of the Cascades Range, Mt. Adams stands at 12,276 feet and is the second highest peak in Washington State. Find all of the information you need to know to pan your outing to Mt. Adams.
12,276 feet; 3,742 meters
Getting to Mt. Adams
The quickest route to Mount Adams is from Trout Lake. Glenwood and Randle also have Forest Service Roads to take you to the volcano.
From Seattle, take I-5 south to I-205 to Highway 14 and head east. At Underwood, take Highway 141 north to Trout Lake.
From the east, take Highway 97 to Goldendale and west on Highway 142 to Klickitat and take the Glenwood-Trout Lake Road, or follow Highway 14 from Maryhill to Underwood driving north.
An alternate route is to take I-5 south past Chehalis, then east on Highway 12 to Randle to Forest Service Road 23 or Randle Road. Head south for approximately 50 miles to Trout Lake. This is a scenic drive on a paved road and is quite isolated.
Note: In the winter months the roads to Mount Adams are closed due to heavy snowfall.
Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Mt. Adams Ranger Station: 2455 Highway 141, Trout Lake, WA 98650. Phone: 509-395-3400; TTY: 509-395-3422.
Mt. Adams, Volcano World.
Mt. Adams, USGS/Cascades Volcano Observatory, Vancouver, Washington
Mt. Adams Wilderness Area, GORP
GORP provides a description and history of Mt. Adams Wilderness Area, hiking and climbing information and a list of trails with information on finding the trails, length of hike and level of difficulty.
Mount Adams Mountain Climbing Report, Gifford Pinchot National Forest
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