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atavistunder prepared, on top of the mountain  Sucess!

atavist

Made this climb before my proper introduction to crampons and ice axe. Tennis shoes, shorts, and a T proved sufficient. Having learned a few lessons in the meantime, I would recommend boots to anyone preparing for Hood.
Posted Oct 1, 2006 10:25 pm

osatrikHood thrice  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 1988

osatrik

All in the 1990s.
First via Hogsback with my daughter. This was number 30 of my 49 state high points, number 29 for Vanessa.
Next via Leuthold Coulour with my daughter and Jim Hinkhouse, founder of OSAT. This is a marvelously esthetic classic coulour route, but do it when the conditions are right. We had nice firm alpine ice, but a few pebbles zipped by like stray bullets, so bring your flack jacket.
Last summit was a winter ascent in 1998 or 1999 with OSAT.
Posted Aug 14, 2006 7:49 pm

RenardoStandard south side  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2005

Renardo

Climbed with Ben from Timberline Mountain Guides out of Bend. This means we got a snowcat ride to the top of the lift! Summitted at 8:30 AM and was back to the lodge by 11:30 AM.
Posted Aug 6, 2006 9:39 pm

BSPclimberSouth side Date climbed: June 1988  Sucess!

BSPclimber

Went with a Mazamas group, stayed at Mazama lodge. Very nice day, no clouds. Very crowded on the hogsback, had to wait over an hour to ascend.
Posted Aug 2, 2006 4:59 am

mcmedvedRoute: South side
Date Climbed: Feb 19, 2006

mcmedved

First winter climb. Fantastic views everywhere.
Posted Aug 2, 2006 12:13 am

Seth MaciejowskiSouthside old chute  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2006

Seth Maciejowski

Soft snow characterized the headwall of the old chute. Easy climbing for the most part. A very cool peak especially with the Hell's Kitchen below. Hogsback was way out.
Posted Jul 31, 2006 2:45 pm

giggySouth Side; Old Chute  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2006

giggy

climbed the Old Chute from the Hogsback - mash potatoe's all the way up and down - hot day - yikes!
Posted Jul 24, 2006 6:52 pm

Bob BurdSouth Side  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 8, 2006

Bob Burd

Climbed with Rick Kent under excellent conditions. Part of our 9 day Cascade tour. Trip Report
Posted Jul 22, 2006 2:29 pm

monealHogsback  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 15, 2006

moneal

Climbed through a blizzard while covered in rime ice until the Hogsback. Hogsback was a little scary but we had ample protection in. 2 days later those 3 people fell and were helicoptered off. So I guess I was right to be a little concerned. Summit was cloudy but we got a brief clear spot every now and then. Kudos to the TMG guys for a good climb

http://mconeal11.tripod.com/hoodrainier2.html
Posted Jul 10, 2006 10:23 pm

IdaClimberHogsBack  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2006
Great training for Hood, and a nice peak to boot!!!
Posted Jul 10, 2006 9:18 pm

linxweilerLate Season Climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2006

linxweiler

Took the Old Chute route, as the 'schrund below the Pearly Gates was wide open and icy. Nice route, easy climbing.
Posted Jul 10, 2006 5:54 pm

supermarmotmother's day

supermarmot

sorry mom:)
Posted Jul 9, 2006 6:35 am

tjbst47south side  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2006

tjbst47

took slope left of hogsback to avoid the bergstrund
Posted Jul 7, 2006 7:37 pm

Joseph BulloughSouth Side / Hogsback  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2006

Joseph Bullough

A nice Independence Day climb with Brian. Summited at 4:50am and watched the sunrise, then back to Timberline Lodge by 7:00am. A large stack of pancakes followed soon after.
Posted Jul 6, 2006 1:45 pm

dunsumSouth Side Route, Palmer Glacier  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2006

dunsum

Fun route. Joe Bullough and I climbed car to summit in just over three hours and watched the sun rise.
Posted Jul 6, 2006 3:03 am

Noah (Oregon)Trip #8  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 29, 2006

Noah (Oregon)

Jeff Totten and I climbed from Timberline (4:30 am) to the summit without problems. The weather was good and the company on the summit was limited (while we were there) to about 4 other guys. We did the standard route though the usual gap (Pearly Gates) was clogged up with snow and people so we took a hard left at the top of the Hogsback and went through a shorter, slightly steeper gap that served us just as well. Hood is the best mountain for a person with a family. We were home for lunch with the kids.
Posted Jun 21, 2006 11:45 pm

HeyItsBenSouth side  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 11, 2006

HeyItsBen

Great climb. Original plan was the Eliot glacier but road conditions and time contraints forced us up the hogsback. Beatiful weather, and started raining 5 minutes after we made it back to the car! Almost witnessed a fistfight at the pearly gates as some a-holes skipped the line to get down as we were waiting for some slow climbers to come up. Not a place for solitude.
Posted Jun 20, 2006 9:01 pm

markmayHogs Back  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2005

markmay

Fun Ski
Posted Jun 17, 2006 5:35 pm

onandupwardsTraffic Jam on Hood  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 11, 2006

onandupwards

On the third try, finally the summit is attained! It took 1.5 hours from the Hogsback to the summit due to multiple parties climbing and descending above the schrung. (see my image) We were three wide in the narrowest part, one guide even crossed his teams ropes with another party on the steepest part(yikes!) We descended the Old crater variation back to the Hogsback, reccomend more parties use this alternate route (up and down), snow/ice was perfect for ice axe plant and crampon grip. Fully slushed out on the way down, leave earlier thatn 4 Am next time.
Posted Jun 15, 2006 4:30 pm

Moogie737Hogsback in White-Out  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 9, 2006

Moogie737

A very gracious SPer, Don Nelsen, helped me fulfill a dream of two years. Left parking lot at 3:30 and ascended in white-out conditions almost all of the way. The ascent through the Pearly Gates was extremely steep, but the snow was perfect. Softer snow during the descent made for some slower going, but weather cleared near the Hot Rocks and we reached our waiting car 13.5 hours after heading out. An awesome mountain, she is.
Posted Jun 12, 2006 3:34 am

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