Hiking Washington's Mount Adams Country Guide Book

by Fred Barstad (Falcon Guides)
Hiking Washingtonand39;s Mount Adams Country  by Fred Barstad

240pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 0762730900

Lace up your boots and sample forty-seven hikes in the Mount Adams, Indian Heaven, and Trapper Creek Wilderness Areas. Connected by the Pacific Crest Trail, these rugged areas offer very different environments and hiking experiences. Climb the glaciated slopes of Mount Adams along the South Climb Route or the North Cleaver; hike through old-growth forest where Native Americans collected huckleberries each summer; or take in views of the Cascade Range as far north as Mount Rainier and as far south as the Three Sisters in central Oregon. Veteran hiker Fred Barstad introduces you to these beautiful sights and many more.

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Trails from the "Hiking Washington's Mount Adams Country" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 38.
... Preview: Descend this lightly used route from high on a ridgeline into the depths of Dry Creek Canyon. From the triangle-shaped junction with the Observation Trail at Berry Camp, the Big Hollow Trail begins it ... From the guidebook "Hiking Washington's Mount Adams Country"
Carson, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: Hike along a mostly open ridgeline with fantastic views and tons of flowers, from a poorly marked trailhead on Forest Road 41 to the summit of Silver Star Mountain. Bears are common here; keep a sharp ... From the guidebook "Hiking Washington's Mount Adams Country"
Carson, WA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 13
... Preview: A short hike to a high rock outcrop overlooking the Wind River Valley and then on to a long-abandoned lookout site. The Wind River Valley, Mount Hood, and part of the Columbia Gorge are in view from t ... From the guidebook "Hiking Washington's Mount Adams Country"
Carson, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: Cultus Creek Trail offers lots of flowers and an excellent view of Mount Adams as well as the shortest access route to the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) in the Indian Heaven Wilderness. Leaving the Cultus ... From the guidebook "Hiking Washington's Mount Adams Country"
Trout Lake, WA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 3.2
... Preview: Divide Camp Trail first climbs through dense forest. Then the timber thins as you trek across the subalpine landscape beside Adams Creek on the northwest slope of Mount Adams to a junction with the Pa ... From the guidebook "Hiking Washington's Mount Adams Country"
Randle, WA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 5.6
... Preview: Early season hike through dense forest with a good possibility of seeing a band of Roosevelt elk. Crossing Bourbon Creek and Dry Creek could be difficult during times of high water. Snowdrifts seem to ... From the guidebook "Hiking Washington's Mount Adams Country"
Carson, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.3
... Preview: Hike into the heart of Indian Heaven Wilderness. From the guidebook "Hiking Washington's Mount Adams Country"
Trout Lake, WA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 5.2
... Preview: Hike a lowland canyon to one of the best waterfalls to be found. This trail is open to mountain bikes as well as hikers. GPS units seem to have a hard time receiving in this canyon. Soon the trace tra ... From the guidebook "Hiking Washington's Mount Adams Country"
Trout Lake, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.4
... Preview: Descend through mostly second-growth forest and openings, passing collapsed lava tubes, from near the western edge of Indian Heaven Wilderness to Lower Falls Creek trailhead, deep in the Wind River Ca ... From the guidebook "Hiking Washington's Mount Adams Country"
Trout Lake, WA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 8.9
... Preview: Hike to a windswept plateau high on the northwest slope of Mount Adams. Before August the upper mile of this route may be at least partially snow covered some years. There are several campsites availa ... From the guidebook "Hiking Washington's Mount Adams Country"
Randle, WA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 8.2
... Preview: A great early season hike across flower-covered bench lands to great views of the Columbia River and Mount Hood. The trail begins on the south side of SR 14. Take the time to read the informational si ... From the guidebook "Hiking Washington's Mount Adams Country"
Lyle, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: Mountain views and pristine meadows dotted with alpine flowers await you as you hike into Indian Heaven Wilderness via Indian Heaven Trail. At a switchback, 1 mile into the hike, there is an excellent ... From the guidebook "Hiking Washington's Mount Adams Country"
Trout Lake, WA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 6.4
... Preview: Hike across the southern end of Indian Heaven Wilderness to Indian Racetrack, where Native Americans in times past raced their horses. Then, climb to the summit of Red Mountain. Indian Racetrack is ... From the guidebook "Hiking Washington's Mount Adams Country"
Trout Lake, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: A short hike to a beautiful waterfall. Children should be kept under close supervision on this trail, as falling from it is possible. This is a hikers-only trail. Early in the season (June), the for ... From the guidebook "Hiking Washington's Mount Adams Country"
Trout Lake, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.3
... Preview: Hike across vibrant meadows and descend to the shore of Lemei Lake before climbing to the junction with Indian Heaven Trail. From the guidebook "Hiking Washington's Mount Adams Country"
Trout Lake, WA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 4.1
... Preview: Hike across flower-covered slopes and meadows and past rugged Lemei Rock to a junction with Indian Heaven Trail near Cultus Lake. Hike a short distance off the Lemei Trail, to beautiful alpine Lake Wa ... From the guidebook "Hiking Washington's Mount Adams Country"
Trout Lake, WA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 10.4
... Preview: Climb a challenging route to the highest point in the Washington Cascades south of Mount Rainier. Mountain goats are common up to 9,500 feet elevation along this spectacular route. Good map-reading an ... From the guidebook "Hiking Washington's Mount Adams Country"
Randle, WA - Climbing - Trail Length: 17.2
... Preview: The South Climb Route is the easiest way to climb the second-highest peak in Washington. Be sure you are in shape before attempting this climb because if you are not, it will be grueling. Altitude sic ... From the guidebook "Hiking Washington's Mount Adams Country"
Trout Lake, WA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 11.2
... Preview: Traverse lush meadows and mid-mountain forest as you climb to the subalpine realm at the northwestern foot of Mount Adams. Mount Adams rises high above to your right as you leave the trailhead and hik ... From the guidebook "Hiking Washington's Mount Adams Country"
Randle, WA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 8.6
... Preview: Climb from deep in Trapper Creek Canyon to Howe Ridge, and maybe make a short side trip to Observation Peak. Then continue through the old-growth forest to the upper trailhead on Forest Road 58. There ... From the guidebook "Hiking Washington's Mount Adams Country"
Carson, WA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 8.4