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Mt. Jefferson

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Jefferson Park Glacier 
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Mt. Jefferson  

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Elevation: 10,497'
Location: 44.676, -121.7996 View Map  Incorrect?
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Me on the saddle at the base of the pinnacle. Typi...


Mt. Jefferson is the second highest peak in Oregon.
This beautiful mountain lies on the Cascade Crest, about 40 miles south of Mt. Hood, in the Mt. Jefferson Wilderness Area.
The Summit Pinnacle is 5.3 by the easiest route.

Getting There 

There are a few different approaches to this mountain and will be described in the route descriptions.

Climbing Season

Weather station 9.0 miles from here

2 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Riley Woodford on the approach to the west face - center ridge route.  note that the center ridge splits the west face and leads directly to the summit pinnacle

Center Ridge Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c Mod. Snow  OR : Mt. Jefferson
approach from the west side off of the PCT. follow the ridge that leads directly to the summit pinnacle. in good conditions this is moderate snow and very good climbing. The route is in the shade all morning....[more]   Browse More Classics in OR

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Mt. Jefferson
Mt. Jefferson
A view of the summit pinnacle taken below the saddle.
A view of the summit pinnacle taken below the sadd...
Camp on South Ridge of Jefferson.
Camp on South Ridge of Jefferson.

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