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August 3, 2017

Ken's High Five - Part One, Cascade Express

One peak, two peak, three peak, four… and five. Ken is going for it! When you're climbing three Cascade peaks in seven days, sometimes you look at your most recent summit and say “Huh, was I really on top of that two days ago…?”

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September 17, 2013

Goals, First Summits and Blue Skies on Mt. Adams

During the last full week in July, Mountain Madness guides Viviane deBros and Andy Dahlen led a group of first time mountaineers up Mt. Adams, the second highest peak in Washington State. Standing at 12,281 feet, Mt. Adams is truly a mountain of high altitude adventure while at the same time, a great goal and accomplishment for people who are looking to gain mountaineering experience. 

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July 11, 2012

Steep Terrain Climbing on Mount Adams

Scott, Brian and I left from Seattle on July 4th to attempt the Adams Glacier route on Mount Adams. As we approached the trailhead we found the road blocked by snow about one half mile from the trailhead. So we packed up and got ready for our 5 hour hike in to a great camp spot at 7,800 feet just below the glacier. 

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July 14, 2011

First Successful Women's Climb Of The Northwest Season!

Some of you may have read about our new Women's Program this year. We are excited to announce that our first Women's summit climb of Mount Adams was a great success! As the Marketing and Outreach Coordinator, I was lucky to join the team for my first summit climb. What a great way to be introduced into the alpine world! [+] READ MORE

July 14, 2010

Local Action in the Cascade Range

Summer has arrived in all its glory in Washington State and Mountain Madness teams have been getting after it successfully in the mountains and on the rock. As most Pacific Northwesterners know, the official start of the summer season is typically not anywhere near the summer solstice, but during the days immediately after the 4th of July. Such was the case this year when, on July 7th, the master “summer switch” was flipped to reveal sun, heat, and endless mountain views. [+] READ MORE