Mount Hood

Elevation (feet): 11,237
Elevation (meters): 3,426
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Cascade Range
State: Oregon
Latitude: 45.373403
Longitude: -121.695642
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.