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pkrebsSouth Side - Pearly Gates  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 11, 2006


Made the summit after being turned back due to weather a few weeks prior. Very crowded, but had a great time.
Posted Aug 20, 2007 6:35 pm

YEMSouth Side  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 27, 2007


6-2005, Pearly Gates
5-14-2006, Old Chute
1-27-2007, Old Crater Variation
A mountain that is easy enough for a day trip, but interesting enough to climb more than once. Go early season and climb in the dark, or risk being on the evening news. I experienced rock and ice fall and I summited before 8am each time.
Posted Aug 20, 2007 3:21 pm

lasvegaswraithInspiring  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 18, 2007


Via the south route and pearly gates. It figures that more and more climbers are using the old chute as the gates are getting steep with some menacing-looking rime ice hanging out there. Hit the trail around 1230am and just beat the sunrise at the top. It was down-right inspiring if I can sound like a hallmark card. An absolutely memorable, if windy, 20 minutes on the top with the sun coming up.
Posted Aug 17, 2007 7:31 pm

nigelmccOld Chute  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2007


had to come back after an unsuccessful attempt the month before. We encountered perfect conditions and summited successfully.
Posted Aug 1, 2007 8:08 pm

nigelmccOld Chute
Date Climbed: May 27, 2007


Unsuccessful on Old Chute due to frostbite on lips (believe it or not! Although my dermatologist did verify that it was frostbite).
Posted Aug 1, 2007 8:07 pm

reboylesCooper Spur


Mike Weber and I soloed the Cooper Spur in 1975. We passed several roped parties on the way up.
Posted Jul 30, 2007 7:51 am

artgAlways a fun climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 30, 2007


Climbed Hood in March 2002, June 2002, April 2003, March 2004 and this was the 5th successful summit. Seems the Hogsback is shifting towards the left side from a few years ago.
Posted Jul 29, 2007 9:27 pm

XC ChampSummer Assent  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2007
First Assent of Hood, South Side Climb
Posted Jul 27, 2007 2:11 pm

thelisaWhere's the snow?  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2007


We expected more snow than there was so it was a dusty rocky ascent to camp up the Hogsback Route. Summited the next day in clear sunny conditions. Rockfall from a party descending above forced us to move quickly. The most surreal aspect of the summit were the butterflies - what WERE they doing up there?
Posted Jul 23, 2007 7:46 pm

peakbaggingaddictGreat experience  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2007


First peak involving glacier travel. Great experience. We started the climb about 1:45 a.m., and reached the summit at about 5:45 a.m., just when the sun was coming over the top of the peak. It was very windy at the top, but good snow conditions. Originally worried about the warm weather, but the temps dropped low enough to freeze everything. Already making plans for the next one.
Posted Jul 22, 2007 7:51 pm

GahugafugaOld Chute  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2007


Climbed with crzyjt. Left at 2AM in a horrendous windstorm which luckily abated by sunrise. FS reported icy conditions in the Old Chute, but apparently icy means "perfect cramponing snow." Pretty ideal climb once the wind stopped.
Posted Jul 22, 2007 1:36 pm

bmwboarder7Watermelon  Sucess!


It was my first decent mountain, and I went with a group of 12. Most of them were newbies as well, so we didn't summit until 2:30pm, even though we left at the right time. I did carry a watermelon to the top though, which made for a very enjoyable lunch at the top with great views between the whisps of clouds.
Posted Jul 20, 2007 10:59 pm

spotlySouth Side - Pearly Gates
Date Climbed: Feb 19, 2006


Climbed with Carl. Got wheathered off above the lifts the previous weekend with Machelle. Temps were brutally cold till reaching the summit (sun!). Left chute was solid ice going up. Right chute was good plunge stepping coming down. Arrived to lonely summit!
Posted Jul 20, 2007 4:13 pm

theBecca1st Hood Climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2007


I climbed with Dan-O below me and the same group of people who raised donations to benefit Big City Mountaineers. Just like he said, it was a great group of people and a great climb! I hope to climb more of the Cascade volcanoes in the future.
Posted Jul 16, 2007 10:13 pm

dan-oSummit for Someone Benefit Climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2007


Another fundraiser climb, this one benefiting the “Big City Mountaineers”. Up the south side with Craig Van Hoy's Go Trek & Expeditions. Great group of people, great weather, great guide service.
Posted Jul 15, 2007 2:45 pm

crzyjtOld Chute  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2007


Climbed Old Chute route. Left the ski area at 2am and was on the summit about 7:30. Not a lot of people on the mountain. We passed two groups on the way up and were first to summit for the day. Saw a few more coming up from the first lift ride on our way down. Fun route above the ski area, a slog up till there. Definitely want to try a north side route next time.
Posted Jul 15, 2007 1:00 am

tkooooooooootwo summits  Sucess!


yeah, so i climbed this in 2005 and 2007 a couple weeks ago. didn't make the summit a couple weeks ago. wasn't up for it. but it provided nice views. wen't up the boring south side both times. it's a good endurance workout, and pretty views. not super "fun" though. oh well.
Posted Jul 7, 2007 8:14 pm

JLSpyk1st Timer  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 12, 2007
Had a great time on the Old Chute. Started at 1:30 am from Timberline and made it to the summit by about 8:30 am or so. We placed some pickets in the icy chute for added fall protection since we weren't getting very good purchace with our ice axes and crampons. Beautiful day and we had the whole mountain to ourselves!
Posted Jul 6, 2007 10:11 am

Mountaineer8000mOld Chute  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2007


Started at 3:00pm from Timberline Camped and Summited, great weather, above the clouds the whole time. Bergshrund is really has opened, and there appered to be a large rockfall through the Pearly Gates. Seems the Old Chute will be the primary route this year.
Posted Jun 22, 2007 8:57 pm

WoundedKneeOld Chute  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 9, 2007


First glacier experience, a great time. Climbed with Timberline. Started out at 2:30, summited at 7:30, and raced bad weather on the way down. Crappy weather on days before and after, so we got lucky with the weather.
Bergschrund is really opened up on the Hogsback.
Posted Jun 12, 2007 2:12 am

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