Backpack Mt Adams

  • Image shows: a group of people jumping in the air with a view of Mt Adams behind them.
  • Image shows: two women wearing backpacking packs giving the peace sign and smiling.
  • Image shows: a scene of tents and people milling around camp at sunset with Mt Adams lit up pink in the background.
  • Image shows: Three people standing in front of a waterfall.
  • Image shows: a group of people posing in front of Mt Adams
  • Image shows a person in a backpacking pack walking away from the camera on a forest trail with a view on Mt Adams in the distance.

Visit the alpine meadows, lakes, forests, and glaciers surrounding this huge dormant volcano, the second tallest peak in the Northwest. Camp in the meadows below massive glaciers and watch the beautiful sunsets. This wilderness has fantastic views of Mt. Rainier, Mt. St. Helens, and the jagged Goat Rocks Mountains. The group plans to hike about 4-7 miles per day carrying backpacks. This is the perfect place to make new friends! Read the detailed trip description to learn more (coming soon).

Trip Specifics

Dates: Wednesday, Aug. 18 - Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021

Cost: $50 - $850. Need-based financial aid is applied on a sliding scale for those who qualify. Vegan and non-medical specialty diets have an additional $30 charge. Vegetarian diets and food allergies do not have an additional fee.

Rigor: Moderate - High

Equipment & Packing List

Required Forms

These forms can be completed only after you have received a trip placement email, and are due by Wednesday, July 22nd. To complete these forms, you’ll need to have your @lclark.edu email set up, and you’ll be prompted to log-in to the Engage LC platform.

Trip Pictures