Mount Washington

Featured photo of Mount Washington

This peak is just south of Santiam Pass in Central Oregon. The peak can be easily done in one day and offers multiple climbing routes from 5.1 to 5.10.

Elevation (feet): 7,794
Elevation (meters): 2,376
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Cascade Range
State: Oregon
Latitude: 44.332229
Longitude: -121.838593
Difficulty: Technical Climb
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Year first climbed: 1923
First successful climber(s): Ervin Mcneal, Phil Philbrook, Armin Fuhrer, Wilbur Watkins, Leo Harryman, Ronald Sellers
Nearest major airport: Portland
Convenient Center: Bend

Thanks to Stefan Feller for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 6 trip reports for Mount Washington.

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  • Log #11894 - by Marcey Rhyne on Sep 24, 2004
    This is a rather easy hike, but like myself and others I know who have climbed it, we ended up cutting through about an hour of bushes without a few of the mountain. Once in view, the climbers trail...
  • Log #11895 - by William J Chylik III on Mar 02, 2004
    Well this was our second winter climb of the infamous Mount Washington. For those of you not familiar Mount Washington is famous for having the "worse weather" in the World, and the highest...
  • Log #11896 - by Chris Gilsdorf on Nov 26, 2001
    I know, I cheated, I took the road up! It was a party cloudy day with beautiful 45-degree weather on top. I got a pretty annoying headache from the altitude. In summer of 2002 I plan to climb via...
  • Log #11897 - by Heather Meri Stewart on Nov 08, 2001
    Make sure you wear hiking boots. The first time I went up I had to go down on the cog railway because my feet were in such bad shape.
  • Log #11898 - by jesse pitt on Sep 05, 2001
    Finally summited on the second attempt this summer. Lots of fun climbing and a good workout on the approach. Watch out for cardboard box shootin' locals at the campground.
  • Log #11899 - by Stefan Feller on Sep 29, 1999
    North Ridge Drive the Big Lake road from Santiam Pass to the Patjens Lake trailhead. Hike Patjens Lake trail along Big Lake until the trail immediately leaves the shoreline. When the trail...