Sierra Club Outings

Timberline Lodge is definitely accessed by US Highway 26, which is the first highway connecting Mount Hood to the Portland space. Shortly previous Government Camp the Timberline Road branches from US 26 and leads on to each our preliminary campground and to the lodge itself.

Please don’t make non-refundable journey preparations till notified to take action by the journey chief.

Accommodations and Food

All meals starting with dinner on the primary night time and ending with lunch on the ultimate day are included. Snacks for every day can even be supplied in addition to powdered drinks (e.g. espresso, tea, scorching cocoa). The menu can accommodate a vegetarian weight-reduction plan.

Trip Difficulty

cartoon new bug mosquito repellent patchThe journey issue is 3, on a scale of 1 to five.

Equipment and Clothing

Trip members furnish their very own backpack, sleeping bag, tent, and different private gear, together with consuming utensils. The Club will present commissary gear, together with pots, stoves, cooking utensils, and all meals. We will share the carrying of commissary gear so depart about 10-12 kilos of allowance in your pack. We could have a bunch first-aid equipment; you need to deliver private provides and drugs (notably blister provides). You should deliver mosquito repellent, sunscreen, water bottle(s), a hat with a brim, and clothes appropriate for doable rain and chilly together with well-broken-in mountaineering boots. We will deliver water purification tablets and a bunch filter (for commissary).

References

– Green Trails Maps, Mount Hood Climbing Timberline Trail, No 462S.
– Lorain, Douglass, Backpacking Oregon. See web page 63.

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