Elevation

11,249 ft / 3,429 m

#1 in Oregon

#3,445 in United States

Prominence

7,706 ft / 2,349 m

#1 in Oregon

#26 in United States

Summits

135 summits

#1 in Oregon

#173 in United States

Top climbing months

May   31%

June   25%

April   12%

Most climbed route

South Side

9.1 mi • 5,305 ft gain

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.
33 summits • 9.1 mi • 5,305 ft gain • 9 hr 6 min
29 summits • 7.0 mi • 5,414 ft gain • 8 hr 8 min
11 summits • 6.7 mi • 5,101 ft gain • 11 hr 11 min
9 summits • 7.3 mi • 5,369 ft gain • 12 hr 17 min

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