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.

Quoting Oregon High by Jeff Thomas: "Newton Clark Headwall bypasses Steel Cliff and climbs the steep slopes directly above the Newton Clark Glacier.

Other Information
Driving Distance from Portland 65 miles
Driving Time from Portland 1 hours
Expected Duration Car to car in one day
Interesting Features Ridgelines, Spectacular Views
Relevant Books Oregon High by Jeff Thomas
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Awards Qualified 16 Major NW Peaks, Guardian Peaks, Seven Oregon Cascades Peaks