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.
There are a few different approaches to this mountain and will be described in the route descriptions.
Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for 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