Mount Hood/South Side


Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Hood/Devil's Kitchen Headwall

one-day ice climb

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  • Intermediate Ice Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,235 ft
  • Pace: Moderate

Will pick one day, whichever had good weather, closer to the trip date, after shorter-term forecast becomes available. Details to be discussed via email.

Must have graduated from Alpine Ice (or equivalent), be in good shape, and feel solid on ice. This should not be your very first ice climb. Date is tentative, will adjust based on conditions. Please be flexible. The plan is to do the left-most variation (variously described as V1, V1 left, left left, etc.), but we'll decide based on the conditions. Details to be discussed via email. Please feel free to reach out with questions.


Mount Hood/South Side

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Two tools, crampons, ice screws, and other standard ice climbing gear. Details to be discussed via email.

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