The Mazamas offers a variety of classes for all ability levels. Learn new skills in mountaineering, rock climbing, first aid, ski mountaineering, and more.
Mt. Bailey is the other major peak in the Diamond Lake area; it's neighbor Mt. Thielsen sees more ascents. Lying just west of Diamond Lake, Bailey has a steep 4.9 mile trail leading all the way to the top. According to Sullivan, the final mile is full of surprises: a hidden crater, a rock garden of wildflowers, a double summit and a rock wall with a window overlooking Diamond Lake.
|Driving Distance from Portland||250 miles|
|Driving Time from Portland||5 hours|
|Expected Duration||Car to car in one day|
|Relevant Books||75 Scrambles in Oregon by Barbara Bond 100 Hikes in the Central Oregon Cascades by William Sullivan|
|Relevant Maps||Google map|