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Mt. Jefferson

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Mt. Jefferson  


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Elevation: 10,497'
Location: 44.676, -121.7996 View Map  Incorrect?
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Me on the saddle at the base of the pinnacle. Typi...

Description 

Mt. Jefferson is the second highest peak in Oregon.
This beautiful mountain lies on the Cascade Crest, about 40 miles south of Mt. Hood, in the Mt. Jefferson Wilderness Area.
The Summit Pinnacle is 5.3 by the easiest route.

Getting There 

There are a few different approaches to this mountain and will be described in the route descriptions.

Climbing Season



Weather station 9.0 miles from here

3 Total Routes

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High on the North Ridge traversing under the ridge crest. The North Ridge and Jeff Park can be seen in the background.  1 July 2014

North Ridge 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b Mod. Snow  OR : Oregon Volcanoes : Mt. Jefferson
The North Ridge is perhaps the route of choice for a party that does not want to deal with slog around to the Whitewater Glacier or the complexity of the North Shoulder finish to Jeff Park Glacier. However, this route is one that should be done only when snow covered as otherwise is it a scree slope.From Jeff Park gain the ridge generally staying the east side of the ridge crest. Once the ridge steepens significantly, begin a leftward traverse under the steep conglomerated headwall. Depending on...[more]   Browse More Classics in OR

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A view of the summit pinnacle taken below the saddle.
A view of the summit pinnacle taken below the sadd...
Camp on South Ridge of Jefferson.
Camp on South Ridge of Jefferson.

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