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Mt. Hood is Oregon's tallest peak and is one of the most popular alpine summits in the world. This iconic mountain lies 70 miles east of Portland and is part of the Cascade Range. Glaciers lie on all sides.
The direct route from Portland is easiest: Take I-84 to the Wood Village exit, take a right, and drive through Gresham and Sandy on Hwy. 26. Government Camp is the closest town to the mountain.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Mt. Hood:
Cooper Spur Mod. Snow X Trad, Snow, Alpine, 5300'
Sandy Glacier Headwall Mod. Snow PG13 Trad, Snow, Alpine, 5300'
South Side Route Easy Snow PG13 Trad, Snow, Alpine, 5300'
Sunshine Route Mod. Snow Snow, Alpine, 5300'
Leuthold Couloir Mod. Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine, 5300'
The North Face WI3+ Mod. Snow R Trad, Ice, Snow, Alpine, 3 pitches, 5300'
Wy'East Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c Mod. Snow Snow, Alpine, 5000'
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Ravine WI3 M4 Mod. Snow OR : Mt. Hood
Route starts out with easy ice and progresses to a steep and a little overhanging bulge (crux). When we climbed it, the bulge did not have great placements for feet and required some fun moves to be passed. Ice flow was thick and offered solid protection opportunities. I was also able to place a # 1 BD Camalot (Red) and # 3 Metolious (orange). Aside from these two placements I did not see other opportunities for rock pro. After the bulge is passed, follow more fun ice till you reach ...[more] Browse More Classics in OR
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