Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Hood/Leuthold Couloir

The Leuthold Couloir runs next to the spectacular Yokum Ridge on the west side of Mount Hood.

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  • Sun, Apr 19, 2015
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Ice Climb
  • Moderate


Climbers must be fit and prepared to move continuously throughout a long day. We will start from Timberline Lodge around 2:00 a.m. so we can be high on the mountain before the sun hits the route. We will cancel if the weather forecast turns poor or the Friday NWAC avy forecast is above moderate.


Mount Hood/Leuthold Couloir

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Harness
  • Belay device
  • Crampons
  • Ice axe/tool (2)
  • Pickets
  • Glacier gear
  • Avy gear
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