Climbing Washington"s Mountains (Climbing Mountains Series) by Jeffrey L. Smoot

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Washington (State),
  • United States - Pacific - Washington,
  • Sports,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Travel - United States,
  • United States - West - Pacific (General),
  • Travel / United States / West / Pacific (AK, CA, HI, NV, OR, WA),
  • Mountaineering,
  • Cascade Range,
  • Guidebooks

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8034221M
ISBN 100762710861
ISBN 109780762710867
OCLC/WorldCa47283234

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The topographic elevation of a summit measures the height of the summit above a geodetic sea level. The first table below ranks the highest major summits of Washington by elevation. Among the most dangerous mountains in the world, Mount Washington has challenged adventurers for centuries with its severe weather.

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When open, check out the displays in the historical society, just across from the general store. For the latest conditions and happenings at Index, check out the "Climb Index!". The book is well outlined, descriptive and informative.

Chapters are broken down into regions, mountains, grade of mountain, directions on how to get there, what to expect, easiest climbing routes, etc.

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Rocky summits, glaciers, high mountain lakes, deep glacier-carved valleys, and long, exposed ridges are just some of the rewards awaiting hikers and climbers in the Cascades and Olympic moderate walk-ups and alpine scrambles in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness and Olympic Mountains, to /5(6).

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The road opened August 8,making it America’s oldest man-made attraction. A trusted car and confident driver are necessary to make the drive as the mile climb averages a 12% grade. Solomon Mountain. Also known as "Fish Eagle Peak," Solomon is a quiet peak up the Salmon La Sac road with great vistas to the east and west ends of the Alpine Lakes Wilderness.

Between 5, ft and 5, ft is a field of huge stable boulders that are great fun to climb up. In the afternoon, on your descent, you can find the trail on the. Washington is one of the most beautiful states in America.

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Washington. TripSavvy / Chris VR Also located in the state of Washington, Mt. Rainier is considered to be one of the premier climbing destinations for those looking to learn the basic skills of mountaineering or fine-tune the ones they already have. At meters (14, ft) in height, it is substantially taller than Mt.

Baker and requires some technical skills to reach the summit. Mount Washington, the most famous mountain in New Hampshire and the tallest one in the Northeast, is also the most exciting and challenging peak to me for an incredible adventure as we seek to conquer this beautiful New England summit at 6, feet.

This trip is harsh and rewarding. The climb to the top includes artic temperatures, piercing winds, deep snow and periodic whiteouts. After tackling a few more Pacific Northwest summits, I learned of the Bulger List – a list of the highest elevation peaks in Washington.

Shuksan was a Bulger, so I already had one crossed off. Over the next few years, my climbing buddies and I were able to summit one-third of the Bulgers.

Mount Washington sits at 6, feet making it the tallest mountain in NH, and in all of the northeast. It offers incredible views, numerous hiking options, the famous Cog Railway, the Mount Washington Auto Road and even world record wind speeds.

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