Trail #10 High Camp


General trail map of the Mt Adams Wilderness area.

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.

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

This Trail Open to Hiker and Equestrian Use.

This trail is used primarily as an access to climb the North Cleaver Route on Mt. Adams within Mt. Adams Wilderness. The trail ends in a high alpine meadow (6,928' elevation).  

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 02/19/2015: Closed due to snow.
Permit Info: Free self-issue Wilderness Permit Required.  Permit available at trailheads. Cascades Volcano Pass required above 7,000' elevation in Mt. Adams Wilderness, June 1 - September 30.      
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: Wilderness Regulations Apply.    No fires are allowed above 6,000 foot elevation.  (Uphill of PCT #2000 or Round the Mountain Trail #9.)
Closest Towns: Trout Lake, WA; Randle, WA
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Adams Ranger District

General Information

Directions: Trail is accessed from either Killen Creek Trail #113, and Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail #2000.



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Mountain Climbing

The trail is heavily used and was likely the route taken on the first documented ascent of Mt. Adams in 1854 (the south side climb, which is the most popular route today, was not the first route used to reach the summit).


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Nature Viewing

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Winter Sports

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