Photo by Brad Amer
|Difficulty:||Basic Snow/Ice Climb|
|Best months for climbing:||May, Jun, Jul|
|Year first climbed:||1857|
|First successful climber(s):||H.L. Pittock, L. Chittenden, W. Cornell, Reverend T.A. Wood|
|Nearest major airport:||Portland, Oregon|
|Convenient Center:||Timberline Lodge, Oregon|
Mount Hood is the highest mountain in the state of Oregon. It is one of the most often climbed mountains in the United States due to its location, roughly fifty miles east of the city of Portland. Its perfect conal shape is visible for miles, and dominates the surrounding landscape. There are numerous routes. Palmer glacier is the most traveled and it is best to climb in the early morning. There is a lot of rock fall late in the day. Most people access at Timberline Lodge (6000ft) for the south.