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4-day Mount Adams (3,742m) summit in the Casacades, Washington State

Join a certified mountain guide for a scenic, informative and exciting 4-day mountaineering expedition up to the summit of Washington state's second highest peak, Mount Adams.

Mountain RangeCascade Range
Duration4 days
Offer periodJun, Jul, Aug
Skill LevelBeginner
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate and Group


  • Climb Washington's second highest mountain.

  • Enjoy stunning scenery at every turn.

  • Learn necessary mountaineering skills to summit glacier-covered mountains.


Rising to 3.742 meters above sea level, Mount Adams is the second highest mountain in Washington State and an incredible mountaineering experience!

Home to glaciers, waterfalls, alpine forests and meadows, as well as hardened lava flows, Mount Adams is both spectacularly scenic all while not being overly challenging.

No previous mountaineering experience is required to climb the peak, just a good level of physical fitness.

We will begin our trip by meeting up in Seattle and making the 5 hour drive to the trailhead at Bird Creek Meadows. From here, we will hike up to Sunrise Pass and make our camp.

Getting up early the next morning, we will practice a few necessary techniques to climb the mountain, including self-arrest, crevasse rescue and glacier travel techniques.

The following day is summit day and we will again get up early, about 2 am, and begin our ascent. Depending on weather conditions and the pace of the group, it will take between 6 and 8 hours to reach the top.

The views from the top are spectacular. There are unobstructed vistas out over Mount Saint Helens, Mount Rainier and Mount Hood, as well as the rest of the surrounding territory.

After a brief spell at the top, we will begin to climb back down the mountain, spending one last night at our camp, before packing up our gear and hiking back to the trailhead.

Group dates are listed below. Contact us to request a quote for a private trip if you cann0t make these dates.

So what are you waiting for? Book now for this unforgettable 4-day mountaineering experience to the summit of Mount Adams!

If you like the look of this trip then we think you will also enjoy our 3-day ascent of Mount Olympus, also in wonderful Washington State!


Meeting point

Seattle, Washington



Equipment you will need to bring




Ice Axe



Water bottle

Other gear: Mountaineering boots

About the guide

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For over 35 years, Mountain Madness has been bringing profound outdoor experiences to trekkers and mountaineers across the globe. We have built a strong foundation of skills and expertise, fueling our passion to impart our wisdom onto other like-minded explorers. Cultivating an enthusiasm for the
outdoors while helping you enjoy the journey and achieve your goals is a dream come true.

Our mission is to provide the best experience possible and to instill a passion for adventure. We value cultural exchange, take pride in facing physical and mental challenges head on, and strive to development wilderness skills that encourage self-discovery without compromising our environment.

Climbing, trekking, and skiing worldwide allows Mountain Madness to guide internationally. Our success and determination have given us worldwide acclaim and reignited our hunger – from Rainier and Baker to Kilimanjaro and Everest, no adventure is too big or too small.

Our guides have extensive training and are AMGA and/or IFMGA-certified guides. We enjoy assisting in all aspects of your trip, from the first conversation to the last goodbye. The collection of activities are endless, with alpinists, trekkers, explorers, mountaineers, and ski tourers on our team. To assist first time explorers and grizzled veterans in finding hidden, everyday wonder is our pleasure.

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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 1057 each

Group of 2

USD 1057 each

Group of 3

USD 1057 each

Group of 4

USD 1057 each

Group of 5

USD 1057 each

Group of 6

USD 1057 each

Group of 7

USD 1057 each

Group of 8

USD 1057 each

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