The Mazamas offers a variety of classes for all ability levels. Learn new skills in mountaineering, rock climbing, first aid, ski mountaineering, and more.
Begin at the Cloud Cap Trailhead. The route will cross the east side slope of Mt. Hood as it continues to gain elevation to the Timberline Trail high point at 7,300 ft. The trail then follows the top of Gnarl Ridge with excellent views. Continue on the challenging crossing of Newton Creek and a somewhat challenging crossing of the Clark Creek. Push onward through Meadows Ski Area ending up at Timberline Lodge
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS HIKE IS A LEG OF ROUND THE MOUNTAIN. To participate, please apply for the Round the Mountain multi-part activity.
|Driving Distance from Portland||98 miles|
|Driving Time from Portland||2 hours|
|Distance - Round Trip||14 miles|
|Expected Duration||Car to car in one day|
|Interesting Features||Creek(s), Glacier(s), Meadow, Mountain Views, Ridgelines, River(s), River or Creek Ford, Spectacular Views, Wildflowers, Wildlife|