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Bottle Prairie Trail #455
A flowy singletrack from Bottle Prairie Trailhead to Knebal Springs Campground. Near Odell, Oregon
Quid Pro Flow
A flow trail with big jumps, rollers and multiple lines. Near Mount Hood Village, Oregon
Three Thirty Eight
A cross-country style loop at the top of Sandy Ridge. Near Mount Hood Village, Oregon
Hide and Seek
Fast and rowdy; a top to bottom experience of Sandy Ridge. Near Mount Hood Village, Oregon
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This section contains crags in the Mt. Hood Wilderness, and the mountain itself. Most crags are small and have little information, please help us out by posting what you know.

Of primary interest: French's Dome, Bulo Point, Lost Lake Boulders, Mt Hood.

Getting There 

See individual pages for directions

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.3 miles from here

277 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',15],['3 Stars',133],['2 Stars',94],['1 Star',23],['Bomb',8]

Classic Climbing Routes in Mt. Hood

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Mt. Hood:
South Side Route   Easy Snow PG13     Trad, Snow, Alpine, 5300'   Mt. Hood
North Face Right Gully   WI3+ Mod. Snow R     Trad, Ice, Snow, Alpine, 3 pitches, 5300'   Mt. Hood
Leuthold Couloir        Trad, Alpine, 5300'   Mt. Hood
Giant's Staircase   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Sport, 2 pitches, 80'   French's Dome
Oz   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   French's Dome
White and Brown Rice   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Salmon River Slab
Straw Man   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch   French's Dome
Tin Tangle   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 70'   French's Dome
Alpha Centauri   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   French's Dome
Jet Wind   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Bulo Point
Belly of the Beast   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 65'   Klinger Spring : (7) Gods and Monsters Wall
Jet Stream   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Bulo Point
Solstice   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 90'   Klinger Spring : (5) The Leaning Tower Area
Dirty Deeds (aka Silver Streak)   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 60'   French's Dome
The Sphinx   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 110'   Klinger Spring : (7) Gods and Monsters Wall
Return of Yoda   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 50'   Bulo Point
The Mothership   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Area 51
China Man   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 60'   French's Dome
Crankenstein   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 70'   French's Dome
Pump-O-Rama   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch   French's Dome
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Featured Route For Mt. Hood
Rock Climbing Photo: Climbing up the awesome ice flow

Ravine WI3 M4  Oregon : Mt. Hood
Route starts out with easy ice and progresses to a steep and a little overhanging bulge (crux). When we climbed it, the bulge did not have great placements for feet and required some fun moves to be passed. Ice flow was thick and offered solid protection opportunities. I was also able to place a # 1 BD Camalot (Red) and # 3 Metolious (orange). Aside from these two placements I did not see other opportunities for rock pro. After the bulge is passed, follow more fun ice till you reach ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Oregon

Photos of Mt. Hood Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Hood, from St. Helens
Hood, from St. Helens
Rock Climbing Photo: Sunrise, Mt. Hood.
Sunrise, Mt. Hood.
Rock Climbing Photo: Timberline Trail.
Timberline Trail.
Rock Climbing Photo: Cimbers in the Old Chute.
Cimbers in the Old Chute.
Rock Climbing Photo: Crater Rock and climbers on the Hogsback.
Crater Rock and climbers on the Hogsback.
Rock Climbing Photo: Wildflowers along the Timberline Trail.
Wildflowers along the Timberline Trail.
Rock Climbing Photo: Illumination Rock, Mt. Hood.
Illumination Rock, Mt. Hood.

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