Vicinity trail map of the Mt Adams Wilderness including: Round the Mountain #9, Looking Glass Lake #9A, High Camp #10, Stagman Ridge #12, Muddy Meadows #13, Shorthorn #16, Divide Camp #112, Killen Creek Trail #113, High Line trail #114, and South Climb #183.
The trail follows the long ridge, offering views of Avalanche and White Salmon Glaciers, and ends at the junction with the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail #2000 on top of the ridge at 5,800' elevation.
At a Glance
11/26/2014: Trails are not maintained in the winter and early spring. Trailheads are typically not accessible late fall through late spring due to snow. Please call the local Ranger District office for up-to-date information.
Free self-issue Wilderness Permit Required. Permit available at trailhead.
Recreation areas with activity Backpacking:
The trail leaves Road 8031.120 from a clear-cut at 4,193 feet elevation, then climbs northeast, enters the Mt. Adams Wilderness, and continues through heavy timber and rocky slopes. The trail ends at the junction with the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail #2000 on top of the ridge at 5,800' elevation.
The scar from a massive debris avalanche can be seen from this trail. The avalanche occurred in 1920 and again in August 1997. It originated in the Avalanche Glacier cirque, at approximately 12,000' elevation.