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Mount Adams Highline

South Cascades > Mount Adams Area
46.3095, -121.5429 Map & Directions
Length
22.2 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
1550 feet
Highest Point
7750 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
Hard
Mt. Adams up close. Photo by Trail Pair. Full-size image
  • Wildflowers/Meadows
  • Mountain views
  • Lakes

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Northwest Forest Pass

Climb the north side of the mountain to spectacular alpine tundra and panoramic views on Devil's Garden, situated on a high plateau below the heavily-crevassed Lava and Lyman Glaciers, then head down to Avalanche Valley below the rugged and remote northeast side of the mountain. You'll make two challenging stream crossings before reaching Devil's Garden. Continue reading

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Hiking Mount Adams Highline

This hike climbs the north side of the mountain to spectacular alpine tundra and panoramic views on Devil's Garden, situated on a high plateau below the heavily-crevassed Lava and Lyman Glaciers, then heads down to Avalanche Valley below the rugged and remote northeast side of the mountain. The trail makes two challenging stream crossings before reaching the gorgeous Devil's Garden.

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Mount Adams Highline

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 46.3095, -121.5429 Open in Google Maps

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Northwest Forest Pass

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More Hike Details

Trailhead

South Cascades > Mount Adams Area

Highline (#114)

Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Mount Adams Ranger District

Guidebooks & Maps

100 Classic Hikes in Washington

by Ira Spring and Harvey Manning

100 Hikes in Washington's South Cascades and Olympics

by Ira Spring and Harvey Manning

Green Trails 367S Mt Adams

Green Trails 334 Blue Lake

Green Trails 335 Walupt Lake

Green Trails 366 Mount Adams West

Trails Illustrated Mount St. Helens Mount Adams

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Mount Adams Highline

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