This is a walk up peak with no technical mountaineering skills required other than routefinding and solid aerobic fitness. This can be a good ski mountaineering descent in early season.

Other Information
Driving Distance from Portland 325 miles
Driving Time from Portland 6 hours
Expected Duration Car to car in one day
Relevant Books Climbers Guide to the Cascade Volcanoes by Jeff Smoot A Climbing Guide To Oregon Nicholas Dodge
Relevant Maps USGS 7 minute series, Mt. McLoughlin, and US Forest Service, Sky Lakes Wilderness
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