This is a good early season steep snow and ice climbing outing to an accessible area. There can be a short vertical bit to overcome a cornice near the top. Solid snow and ice climbing skills are required for this route.

Other Information
Driving Distance from Portland 190 miles
Driving Time from Portland 3 hours
Expected Duration Car to car in two or more days
Relevant Books Oregon High , by Jeff Thomas
Relevant Maps USGS 7 minute series, Broken Top, and Geo-Graphics Three Sisters
Awards Qualified Seven Oregon Cascades Peaks