Great access and fun climbing combine to make this a classic Mount Hood climb for those who have already summited via one of the standard south side routes. After getting out of the snow cat at the top of the Palmer chairlift we’ll head towards and cross the White River …trip details
Mt. Hood 11,240'
Standing 11,240 feet above the mighty Columbia River, Oregon’s highest peak offers technical climbing routes for the aspiring alpinist and is home to some classic alpine test pieces for the experienced climber.
Often noted as the second most climbed glaciated peak after Mt. Fuji, an ascent of Mt. Hood by any route is a technical climb requiring the use of ice axe and crampons.
With great access, climbers are treated to a technical climb on a big peak that is reasonably doable in one day- it’s as close to climbing in Europe one can get without the trans-Atlantic flight! The close proximity to a major metropolitan area, a road to 6,000 feet, as well as year round skiing makes Mt Hood an interesting place in general.
Leuthold's Couloir snakes its way up the west side of Mount Hood providing sustained steep snow climbing for several pitches that any experienced climber will find enjoyable. Our ascent will begin with a snow cat ride to the top of the Timberline ski area. From there we …trip details
The prominent west face of Mount Hood is dominated by the the seldom climbed Sandy Headwall. This is a very strenuous climb covering lots of ground and ascends the steep west face of the mountain. The climb can be done in a big day with the use of a snow cat start. The …trip details
The Sunshine Route on Mount Hood is a great mid-season objective on the north side of the mountain. The Sunshine Route has a remote feel to it, as compared to some of the south side routes. The lack of chair-lifts, dramatic glaciers as well as ice falls all create a perfect …trip details
Join us for an amazing day of exploring some of the main glaciers and their many crevasses’ on Mount Hood. Depending on conditions we may visit the Reid Glacier, Eliot Glacier or the White River Glacier. Your guide will lead you through the surreal landscape created by the …trip details
Coe Glacier Icefall features great late season glacier ice climbing on the pristine North side of Mount Hood. While we will not make a summit attempt during our climb of the Coe Glacier Icefall it is for the experienced ice/alpine climber. The Coe Glacier Icefall …trip details