Commonly done during the Basic Climbing Education Program (BCEP), this hike is a good conditioner for climbing Mt. Hood as well as practicing rope team travel and crampon techniques.
This will be a mock Mount Hood climb and a chance to continue practicing snow climbing techniques. We will hike from the Timberline Lodge parking lot starting at 4 AM to above the top of the Palmer chair lift to no more than 10,000 ft. Condition depending we will find a place to practice glissading and self arrest.
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|Driving Distance from Portland||65 miles|
|Driving Time from Portland||60 hours|
|Distance - Round Trip||4 miles|
|Expected Duration||Car to car in one day|