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Re: Mt Hood Summit Bid

Postby ExcitableBoy » Mon Nov 08, 2010 3:03 pm

mattski wrote:the rock like on the right of this photo also that rock down the bottom dont look to bad :) ?


All of the rock on Mt Hood is beautiful, golden granite, shot through with perfect splitter cracks. Mt Hood is akin to the Aguilles in Chamonix.
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Re: Mt Hood Summit Bid

Postby Snowslogger » Mon Nov 08, 2010 5:25 pm

mattski wrote:ha ha is this the mighty mt hood. whats the rock like on the right of this photo also that rock down the bottom dont look to bad :) is that the crevasse that that choper crash on?


The rock is complete crap. In winter/spring covered in snow and ice it's much better and there are some routes over there.
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Re: Mt Hood Summit Bid

Postby Snowslogger » Mon Nov 08, 2010 5:30 pm

ExcitibleBoy wrote:
mattski wrote:the rock like on the right of this photo also that rock down the bottom dont look to bad :) ?


All of the rock on Mt Hood is beautiful, golden granite, shot through with perfect splitter cracks. Mt Hood is akin to the Aguilles in Chamonix.



Guess I missed this post. :lol: :lol: Sierra rock's got nothing on this baby. :wink:
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