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Mountain Name(s): Mount Hood, Gunung Berapi Hood, Gunung Hood, Hood, Hood Dağı, Hudo kalnas, Mont Hood, Monte Hood, Núi Hood, Çiyayê Hood, Маунт-Худ, הר הוד, جبل هود, ٹلہ ہوڈ, کوه هود, フッド山, 胡德山, 후드 산... More     Geology: Volcanic
Elevation: 3429 m / 11250 ft     Snow line: 1049 m / 3441.6 ft
Summit(s): Mount Hood; (3 429 m /11 250 feet)
    Prominence: 2 349 m/7 707 ft
Location: United States (USA)(Oregon);     Isolation: 92 km/57 miles
Latitude/Longitude: 45°22'24.42''N
-121°-41'-44.268''W
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    Climbing Season(s): 01 May - 31 Jul;
Parent Range: Cascade Range     Nearest Airport(s): Portland International Airport (PDX);
Range: Hood Massif     Convenience Center(s): Mount Hood Village;
First Ascent: 11/7/1857 Henry Pittock (USA), W. Lymen Chittenden (USA), Wilbur Cornell (USA), T.A. Wood (USA)... More     National Park(s): Mount Hood National Forrest;

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One of the most popular mountain resorts not only in the US but around the world.
An absolute "must have" for any fan of mountain and climbing tours: busy, crowded place at any time of the year, the cult American region, appearing as a place of action of various works of art and acting arena for various events.
A rare opportunity to climb and spend the next day at the resort with entertainment infrastructure at the level of development of the modern metropolis.

Description Edit

Mount Hood is a stratovolcano in northern Oregon, belonging to the Volcanic arch of the Cascade Range.
It is the highest mountain peak in the state and one of the highest mountains of the country (the fourth highest peak in the Cascade Mountains).
Its official height during the history of the measurements was a subject to changes - 3429 m in 1991 and 3426 m few years later. The peak area hosts 12 glaciers and snow fields.
Considered an active and potentially dangerous volcano, though the story of its eruptions does not confirm its danger. The likelihood of significant activity in the next
30 years is estimated as being as high as 3-7%.
Located in the National Park "Mount Hood", one of its impressive features are 1900 km of hiking trails and climbing.
The mountain and surrounding areas have six ski resorts: Timberline, Mount Hood Meadows, Ski Bowl, Cooper Spur, Snow Bunny and Summit.
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Location Edit

Mountain is located 50 miles east of Portland, 30 km south of the Columbia in Clackamas / Hood River counties.

Getting there Edit

Timberline Lodge Approach - US Highway 26 (US-26) towards Government Camp, turning north at the well-signed Timberline Lodge access road about a half-mile east of Government Camp. Follow this well paved road north 5 miles to the Timberline Lodge where year-round skiing and snowboarding (and restaurants) are available.
Cooper Spur Approach - by OR SR-35 to the Polallie Campground (about 20 miles south from Hood River or about 18 miles north from the US-26 / SR-35 junction) and head west on Forest Service Road 3512 to the trailhead at the Tilly Jane Campground, passing the Cooper Spur campground.

Red Tape Edit

A free self-issued permit to the National Park is a pass to the summit.

North America, United States (USA): Oregon

  • Mount Hood
  • Mountaineering - 9 Hour(s)
  • 1 Apr - 30 Jun
  • Easy/ Moderate 
  • 0 people climbed it

North America, United States (USA): Oregon

  • Mount Hood
  • Hiking - 4 Day(s)
  • 15 May - 15 Oct
  • Moderate/ Challenging 
  • 0 people climbed it

North America, United States (USA): Oregon

  • Mount Hood
  • Mountaineering - 2 Day(s)
  • 1 May - 30 Jun
  • Moderate 
  • 0 people climbed it
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DID YOU KNOW (6) Edit Add

• Mount Hood - the second most visited mount in the world after the famous Mount Fuji in Japan.

 

• The largest group ever simultaneously climbed Mount Hood - 411 people, August 9, 1936.

 

• The famed climbing dog, Ranger, born in 1925, climbed an alleged 500 times during his life, with his owners and friends. Ranger made his last climb in 1938, died in 1939, and was buried on the summit of Mount Hood in a grave suitable for this famous canine mountaineer.

 

• The first wedding held on Mount Hood’s summit was in July 1915, united Blanche Pechette and Frank Pearce.

 

• The Ski Bowl resort at Mount Hood is the largest night skiing area in North America.

 

• Mount Hood in Oregon was used for the front exterior in Stanley Kubrick's "Shining" movie.

 

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