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Mt. Adams
Thompson and Meserve's Purchase, NH

Mt. Adams as seen from Mt. Jefferson
Mt. Adams as seen from Mt. Jefferson

Location mapSummary
Mt. Adams, named after President John Adams, is the second highest mountain in New England. The rocky summit features views in all directions.

Summit Elevation
5,774 feet

Summit Facilities
None.

Trip Reports:
Click on the date for photos, timestamps, and maps.
Date of Hike Trail(s) Length Steepness Vertical
February 22, 2017 Valley Way, more Difficult Very Difficult 7,952'
September 12, 2016 Chemins Des Dames, more Moderate Very Difficult 4,623'
September 13, 2012 King Ravine Trail, more Difficult Very Difficult 5,583'
June 16, 2012 Great Gully Trail, more Difficult Very Difficult 5,480'
May 27, 2012 Lowes Path, more Difficult Difficult 4,684'
March 2, 2012 Valley Way, more Difficult Very Difficult 5,320'
October 8, 2011 Kelton Trail, more Difficult Very Difficult 5,706'
March 9, 2011 Jewell Trail, more Difficult Very Difficult 4,885'
June 9, 2010 Howker Ridge Trail, more Difficult Very Difficult 5,686'
May 1, 2010 Air Line Trail, more Difficult Very Difficult 5,250'
January 17, 2010 Valley Way, more Difficult Difficult 5,887'
December 19, 2009 Valley Way, more Very Difficult Difficult 6,574'
November 15, 2009 Chemins Des Dames, more Difficult Very Difficult 5,240'
August 6, 2009 Madison Gulf Trail, more Difficult Very Difficult 5,381'
April 15, 2009 Air Line Trail, more Difficult Very Difficult 5,315'
March 15, 2009 Valley Way, more Difficult Difficult 5,475'
February 16, 2009 Valley Way, more Very Difficult Very Difficult 7,562'
October 24, 2008 Air Line Trail, more Moderate Very Difficult 4,623'
July 16, 2008 Caps Ridge Trail, more Difficult Very Difficult 4,675'
September 1, 2007 Air Line Trail, more Difficult Very Difficult 5,255'

More Information
  • New Hampshire 4,000 Foot Peaks
  • New England 4,000 Foot Peaks
  • New England 100 Highest Peaks
  • Mt. Adams - NewEnglandTrailConditions.com - recent trail conditions reports
  • John Adams - The White House - The mountain's namesake




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