Northwest Ridge of Broken Top

Length:1 day
Price:1 climber $625
2 $425 per climber
Dates:Custom dates are available in Spring, Summer and Fall
Location:Three Sisters Wilderness

The Northwest Ridge on Broken Top is a great summer objective.  We have the option of approaching the Northwest Ridge from a variety of trailheads in the Three Sisters Wilderness depending on the snow level. Following our approach we will climb steadily up the ridge where steep and strenuous climbing leads up towards the summit. Here, a couple of short steep pitches of easy rock climbing lead to the top. This climb of Broken Top via the Northwest Ridge is a good choice for climbers looking for a one day climb with excellent views and a little bit of rock climbing.

Permit Restriction

We are able to offer this climb Monday through Thursday between Memorial Day and Labor Day, because of limitations on all commercial permits in the Deschutes-Willamette National Forest.

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Northwest Ridge of Broken Top

Three Sisters Wilderness

The Northwest Ridge of Broken Top is a great introduction to alpine rock, with a memorable summit that’s daunting to reach without a rope and the knowledge to use it.

Elevation:9,177 feet
Style:4th class rock
Skill Level:Entry-level
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"I am very happy with my TMG experience. The guides were professional, personable, and extremely concerned about safety. . . I absolutely give highest marks to these guys. If you don't have much Alpine experience, or just want the security of seasoned veterans guiding you up this mountain, then I strongly recommend you sign up with them. Thanks, guys, for a great experience!!"

George C
Highland, UT

"What a fantastic experience gaining the summit of a mountain we've gazed on from Portland for 25 years! . . . We learned a great deal, had a ton of fun, felt in very capable hands, and had the reward of summiting on a beautiful clear day. The value of being with a professional, certified, guide and guiding organization was evident throughout. Kudos to the TMG team who were responsive, supportive, and fun to work with every step of the way."

Malcolm C
Portland, OR

"We booked 2-day overnight program on Mt. Hood with Timberline Mountain Guides. Our guides were great, . . super friendly and reputable. The program did not go as planned due to inclement weather but we still had fun and good experience. The guides were definitely flexible and provided guidance during the trip. I would recommend going with them if it's your first climbing trip on Mt. Hood for sure."

Portland, OR

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  • Climbers should have previous roped climbing experience, or plan to join us in a 2-day alpine rock program, which covers basic skills.
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