The Mazamas offers a variety of classes for all ability levels. Learn new skills in mountaineering, rock climbing, first aid, ski mountaineering, and more.
The North Ridge route on Jefferson covers some of the terrain the challenging Jeff park Glacier route, but has a bit more ridge/rock scrambling. The route averages about 45 degrees, with the loose rock typical of the OR Cascades. As with many routes on Jeff, good conditions play a major role in success.
|Driving Distance from Portland||120 miles|
|Driving Time from Portland||2 hours|
|Expected Duration||Car to car in two or more days|
|Relevant Books||Oregon High by Jeff Thomas|
|Relevant Maps||USGS 7 minute series, Mt. Jefferson, and Geo-Graphics Mt, Jefferson|
|Awards Qualified||16 Major NW Peaks, Seven Oregon Cascades Peaks|