As of January 1, 2024, all climbers above 9,500' in the Mt. Hood National Forest are required to carry a permit. As a Mazama member, if you are accepted onto this climb, your permit will be included with your registration—you will not need to arrange your own climbing permit.

This is a bivy at Illumination Saddle - no summit.

Other Information
Driving Distance from Portland 65 miles
Driving Time from Portland 1 hours
Expected Duration Car to car in two or more days
Relevant Maps Google maps
Awards Qualified 16 Major NW Peaks, Guardian Peaks, Seven Oregon Cascades Peaks