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Climbing Mount Hood: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You


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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!

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FAQs: Mountain Climbing in Mount Hood

What should I know about Mountain Climbing 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.

Why should I choose Mount Hood for my Mountain Climbing adventure?

The Views

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.

The Scenery

Oregon is a state that is well-known for its abundance of lovely, sumptuous and alluring scenery, with alpine forests, lakes, meadows and fields seemingly everywhere. The area around Mount Hood contains no shortage of these, making for a truly incredible sight whilst climbing the mountain.

The Peacefulness

Despite standing a mere 80km from the metropolis of Portland, Mount Hood is an oasis of calm. Nestled within the majestic Cascade Range, there are few concessions to the modern world here, making it the perfect place to switch off, unwind and disconnect from the stresses of modern life.

What can I expect from the weather during my Mountain Climbing trip in Mount Hood?

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

Which language is predominantly spoken in the Mount Hood region?


What currency is accepted around Mount Hood?

American Dollar

How can I get to Mount Hood?

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

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When is the best time to travel to Mount Hood for Mountain Climbing?

June-September, when the weather is warmest.

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