Elevation

11,249 ft / 3,429 m

Prominence

7,706 ft / 2,349 m

Range

Cascade

Summits

91 summits

Top climbing months

June   27%

May   23%

July   18%

Most climbed route

South Side

Highlights
  • Mount Hood is the highest mountain in Oregon and the fourth highest in the Cascade Range.
  • A stratovolcano considered the Oregon volcano most likely to erupt. Active sulfur boiling vents dot the mountain.
  • Located about 50 miles from Portland, Oregon, it has convenient access and minimal technical climbing challenges.
  • Home to 12 glaciers and very frequently climbed with about 10,000 people attempting to summit every year.
  • The most popular route, called the South Route, begins at Timberline Lodge and proceeds up Palmer Glacier.
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