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Climbing Mount Hood

Mount Hood is one of the more dramatic mountains in the USA, with its snow-capped peak towering above the beautiful Oregon countryside. Mountain climbing on Mount Hood is an absolute climbers delight.

Mount Hood towers majestically over the tranquil Oregon countryside in the Cascade Range, with gorgeous alpine forests and lakes framing the scenery, and glaciers and snowfields dotting the mountain itself. Mountain climbing on and around Mount Hood is extremely popular, and is considered a must-do climb when in the Pacific Northwest. Take a pick from our selection of mountain climbing trips at Mount Hood, and prepare to be wowed!

Top mountain climbing trips | Mount Hood:


There are many reasons for choosing Mountain Climbing in Mount Hood

Mount Hood exposes one to some of the most spectacular views in the Northwest, as the truly stunning and sublime Oregon countryside stretches out beneath, all the way to the state capital city of Portland. The mountain is also visible from the city, meaning there are epic and awesome views of the mountain and from the mountain at all times.


Good to know:

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Best time to visit

June-September, when the weather is warmest

How to get there

Fly to Portland, and then a 2-hour drive from Portland to Mt. Hood


Cold all-year-round, with June-September the only months where daytime temperatures average more than 0 degrees celsius

More info about Mountain Climbing in Mount Hood:

Some of the mountain climbing on Mount Hood can be extremely difficult and uncomfortable, so being in excellent shape and having prior mountain climbing experience is highly recommended. Portland is a modern, cool and thriving city, and is located only 80km from Mount Hood, therefore making it an excellent base and place to arrive and leave from

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