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Mt. Jefferson

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Mt. Jefferson Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 10,497'
Location: 44.676, -121.7996 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Micah Klesick, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Blitzo on Oct 23, 2006  with updates from brucelacroix


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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

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Mt. Jefferson

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Mt. Jefferson:
Jefferson Park Glacier   5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c        
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Featured Route For Mt. Jefferson
Rock Climbing Photo: Riley Woodford on the approach to the west face - ...

Center Ridge Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c  OR : Oregon Volcanoes : 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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Rock Climbing Photo: Mt. Jefferson
Mt. Jefferson
Rock Climbing Photo: A view of the summit pinnacle taken below the sadd...
A view of the summit pinnacle taken below the sadd...
Rock Climbing Photo: Camp on South Ridge of Jefferson.
Camp on South Ridge of Jefferson.

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