On August 17 and 18th, 2017, Young men and leaders from the Paradise Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints climbed Mount Adams in Washington State. 13 youth and 8 adults went on the trip and all 21 made it to the summit! It was an epic adventure and this page will be home to a collection of pictures from different individuals. There’s full write-up of the journey here, enjoy!

Alden on ascent

Alden on ascent

Alden, Josh, Daniel and Everett at ranger station

Alden, Josh, Daniel and Everett at ranger station

Youth at geological marker on top of Mt. Adams

Youth at geological marker on top of Mt. Adams

Young men hiking up Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Young men hiking up Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Waylon, Michael, Travis, Dom on top of Mt. Adams

Waylon, Michael, Travis, Dom on top of Mt. Adams

Waylon, Chris, Richard at Cold Springs Campground

Waylon, Chris, Richard at Cold Springs Campground

Waylon, Carter, Steve on top of Mt. Adams

Waylon, Carter, Steve on top of Mt. Adams

Waylon Tent with Mt. Hood background

Waylon Tent with Mt. Hood background

Waylon on top with Mt. Rainier

Waylon on top with Mt. Rainier

Waylon on hike up Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Waylon on hike up Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Waylon and Michael on top of Mt. Adams

Waylon and Michael on top of Mt. Adams

Waylon and Michael at shack on top of Mt. Adams

Waylon and Michael at shack on top of Mt. Adams

Vista from Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams with Mt. Hood in the distance

Vista from Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams with Mt. Hood in the distance

View of Mt. Hood from Piker's Peak with Lunch Counter below left

View of Mt. Hood from Piker’s Peak with Lunch Counter below left

Travis, Andrew, Layton at Lunch Counter on Mt. Adams with Mt. Hood in background

Travis, Andrew, Layton at Lunch Counter on Mt. Adams with Mt. Hood in background

Travis in truck at campground

Travis in truck at campground

Tory with breakfast at Cold Springs Campground

Tory with breakfast at Cold Springs Campground

Tory on top with Mt. Rainier

Tory on top with Mt. Rainier

Tory and Everett

Tory and Everett

Tents at Cold Springs Campground at Mt. Adams

Tents at Cold Springs Campground at Mt. Adams

Tents at Cold Springs Campground at Mt. Adams 3

Tents at Cold Springs Campground at Mt. Adams 3

Tents at Cold Springs Campground at Mt. Adams 2

Tents at Cold Springs Campground at Mt. Adams 2

Tent at Lunch counter in rock ring at ~9200 feet on Mt. Adams

Tent at Lunch counter in rock ring at ~9200 feet on Mt. Adams

Taylor

Taylor

Steve Packing up the camp at Cold Springs Campground

Steve Packing up the camp at Cold Springs Campground

Steve on Trail near Morrison Creek at Mt. Adams

Steve on Trail near Morrison Creek at Mt. Adams

Starting the ascent up Mt. Adams

Starting the ascent up Mt. Adams

Snow field and summit from Piker's Peak

Snow field and summit from Piker’s Peak

Setting up tent in rock ring at Lunch Counter on Mt. Adams with Mt. Hood in background

Setting up tent in rock ring at Lunch Counter on Mt. Adams with Mt. Hood in background

Scaling rocks on the Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Scaling rocks on the Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Rough terrain on Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Rough terrain on Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Rob, Taylor, Alden, Tory on Piker's Peak

Rob, Taylor, Alden, Tory on Piker’s Peak

Rob, Chris, Craig on Piker's Peak

Rob, Chris, Craig on Piker’s Peak

Rob hiking up Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Rob hiking up Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Richard and Chris setting up their tent at Lunch Counter on Mt. Adams in rock ring

Richard and Chris setting up their tent at Lunch Counter on Mt. Adams in rock ring

Piker's Peak, false summit

Piker’s Peak, false summit

Paul, Layton, Billy, Carter and more at the Morrison Creek Crossing on Mt. Adams

Paul, Layton, Billy, Carter and more at the Morrison Creek Crossing on Mt. Adams

Paul on Piker's Peak

Paul on Piker’s Peak

Paul contemplating the beauty that surrounds us

Paul contemplating the beauty that surrounds us

Paul at Cold Springs Campground before climb

Paul at Cold Springs Campground before climb

Paul on top of Mt. Adams with Mt. Rainier in the background

Paul on top of Mt. Adams with Mt. Rainier in the background

Paul and Richard on Piker's Peak

Paul and Richard on Piker’s Peak

Paul and Justin at Lunch Counter base camp on Mt. Adams

Paul and Justin at Lunch Counter base camp on Mt. Adams

Paradise Ward group on top of Mt. Adams, August 18, 2017

Paradise Ward group on top of Mt. Adams, August 18, 2017

Paradise Ward group of 21 at the shack on top of Mt. Adams, August 18, 2017

Paradise Ward group of 21 at the shack on top of Mt. Adams, August 18, 2017

Packing up the camp at Cold Springs Campground

Packing up the camp at Cold Springs Campground

Packing up the camp at Cold Springs Campground 3

Packing up the camp at Cold Springs Campground 3

Packing up the camp at Cold Springs Campground 2

Packing up the camp at Cold Springs Campground 2

Our fly in rock ring at Lunch Counter on Mt. Adams

Our fly in rock ring at Lunch Counter on Mt. Adams

On Trail 183 to Lunch Counter

On Trail 183 to Lunch Counter

On Trail 183 to Lunch Counter 2

On Trail 183 to Lunch Counter 2

On Piker's Peak

On Piker’s Peak

Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier

Mt. Hood on the horizon

Mt. Hood on the horizon

Mt. Adams Ranger Station sign

Mt. Adams Ranger Station sign

Mt. Adams from Trout Lake School

Mt. Adams from Trout Lake School

Mt. Adams climbing snow field

Mt. Adams climbing snow field

Mt. Adams climb vista from trail 183

Mt. Adams climb vista from trail 183

Morrison Creek on Mt. Adams

Morrison Creek on Mt. Adams

Michael looking back down Morrison Creek drainage to Mt. Hood

Michael looking back down Morrison Creek drainage to Mt. Hood

Michael climbing

Michael climbing

Michael and Waylon

Michael and Waylon

Michael and Justin in Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Michael and Justin in Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Magnificent sunrise in the Washington Cascades, photo copyright-Justin J.M. Shoemaker

Magnificent sunrise in the Washington Cascades, photo copyright-Justin J.M. Shoemaker

Lunch counter from Mt. Adams

Lunch counter from Mt. Adams

Layton, Josh, Michael and others at Morrison Creek crossing on Mt. Adams

Layton, Josh, Michael and others at Morrison Creek crossing on Mt. Adams

Justin, Paul, Craig making breakfast

Justin, Paul, Craig making breakfast

Justin, Paul, and Craig making breakfast 2

Justin, Paul, and Craig making breakfast 2

Justin on top of Mt. Adams

Justin on top of Mt. Adams

Justin on Piker's Peak

Justin on Piker’s Peak

Justin on Mt. Adams

Justin on Mt. Adams

Justin and Paul on the way up to Lunch Counter on Mt. Adams

Justin and Paul on the way up to Lunch Counter on Mt. Adams

Josh, Everett, Daniel, Alden at Cold Springs Campground before the hike

Josh, Everett, Daniel, Alden at Cold Springs Campground before the hike

Josh, Carter, Michael, Justin, Paul and more at the Morrison Creek crossing on Mt. Adams

Josh, Carter, Michael, Justin, Paul and more at the Morrison Creek crossing on Mt. Adams

Josh and Alden on break during climb of Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Josh and Alden on break during climb of Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Group descenging Mt. Adams, walking across snowfield from the summit to Piker's Peak false summit

Group descending Mt. Adams, walking across snowfield from the summit to Piker’s Peak false summit

Group at Morrison Creek crossing on Mt. Adams

Group at Morrison Creek crossing on Mt. Adams

Glissading down Mt. Adams with our tents at Lunch Counter on Mt. Adams

Glissading down Mt. Adams with our tents at Lunch Counter on Mt. Adams

Glissading down Mt. Adams

Glissading down Mt. Adams

Geological marker on top of Mt. Adams

Geological marker on top of Mt. Adams

Everett, Chris, Dom, Rob on Piker's Peak

Everett, Chris, Dom, Rob on Piker’s Peak

Everett on climb up Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Everett on climb up Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Everett and Josh on Piker's Peak

Everett and Josh on Piker’s Peak

Dom with boys on ascent

Dom with boys on ascent

Descent from Piker's Peak, Lunch Counter below on Mt. Adams

Descent from Piker’s Peak, Lunch Counter below on Mt. Adams

Daniel, Tory, Taylor on Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Daniel, Tory, Taylor on Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Daniel, Josh, Everett, Taylor, Tory on Piker's Peak

Daniel, Josh, Everett, Taylor, Tory on Piker’s Peak

Daniel looking into the sun at Cold Springs Campground

Daniel looking into the sun at Cold Springs Campground

Crampons on, getting ready to climb the snow on Mt. Adams

Crampons on, getting ready to climb the snow on Mt. Adams

Coming down from the summit on loose gravel on Mt. Adams

Coming down from the summit on loose gravel on Mt. Adams

Climbing Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Climbing Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Chris, Taylor, Daniel on break during climb of Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Chris, Taylor, Daniel on break during climb of Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Chris, Craig, and Taylor on Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Chris, Craig, and Taylor on Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Carter, Travis, Michael, Taylor, Layton, Billy at Cold Springs Campground before climb

Carter, Travis, Michael, Taylor, Layton, Billy at Cold Springs Campground before climb

Billy and Steve climbing up Mt. Adams

Billy and Steve climbing up Mt. Adams

Beautiful purple flower groundcover at Lunch Counter on Mt. Adams

Beautiful purple flower groundcover at Lunch Counter on Mt. Adams

Andrew Packing up the camp at Cold Springs Campground

Andrew Packing up the camp at Cold Springs Campground

Andrew climbing up the Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Andrew climbing up the Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Andrew and Tory climbing Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Andrew and Tory climbing Morrison Creek drainage on Mt. Adams

Alden and another climbing Mt. Adams

Alden and another climbing Mt. Adams

Mountain Goats at Lunch Counter

Mountain Goats at Lunch Counter

Hiking up Mt. Adams

Hiking up Mt. Adams

Fox foraging for morsels in rock ring at Lunch Counter

Fox foraging for morsels in rock ring at Lunch Counter

Everett, Josh, and Daniel on top of Mt. Adams

Everett, Josh, and Daniel on top of Mt. Adams

Dom and Daniel climbing on Mt. Adams

Dom and Daniel climbing on Mt. Adams

Chris and Dom climbing Mt. Adams

Chris and Dom climbing Mt. Adams

Alden on the summit of Mount Adams

Alden on the summit of Mount Adams

Waylon on the summit of Mount Adams

Waylon on the summit of Mount Adams

Travis on the summit of Mount Adams

Travis on the summit of Mount Adams

Tory on the summit of Mount Adams

Tory on the summit of Mount Adams

Taylor on the summit of Mount Adams

Taylor on the summit of Mount Adams

Steve on the summit of Mount Adams

Steve on the summit of Mount Adams

Rob on the summit of Mount Adams

Rob on the summit of Mount Adams

Richard on the summit of Mount Adams

Richard on the summit of Mount Adams

Paul on the summit of Mount Adams

Paul on the summit of Mount Adams

Michael on the summit of Mount Adams

Michael on the summit of Mount Adams

Michael and Waylon on the summit of Mount Adams

Michael and Waylon on the summit of Mount Adams

Layton on the summit of Mount Adams

Layton on the summit of Mount Adams

Justin on the summit of Mount Adams

Justin on the summit of Mount Adams

Josh on the summit of Mount Adams

Josh on the summit of Mount Adams

Everett on the summit of Mount Adams

Everett on the summit of Mount Adams

Dom on the summit of Mount Adams

Dom on the summit of Mount Adams

Daniel on the summit of Mount Adams

Daniel on the summit of Mount Adams

Craig on the summit of Mount Adams

Craig on the summit of Mount Adams

Craig and Carter on the summit of Mount Adams

Craig and Carter on the summit of Mount Adams

Chris on the summit of Mount Adams

Chris on the summit of Mount Adams

Carter on the summit of Mount Adams

Carter on the summit of Mount Adams

Billy on the summit of Mount Adams

Billy on the summit of Mount Adams

Andrew on the summit of Mount Adams

Andrew on the summit of Mount Adams

Rob on top of Mount Adams 2

Rob on top of Mount Adams 2

Rob on top of Mount Adams 3

Rob on top of Mount Adams 3