Jefferson's Whitewater Glacier. Dates. Traveling By. Hike east 2.5 mi to the intersection with the Pacific Crest Trail, and up the tributary of Whitewater Creek to camping sites. Foot. Details Upcoming Apply. A beautiful location - brings tears to the eyes, also mosquitoes in hoards at this time of year! Raft the beautiful Middle and North Forks of the Flathead River with daily and multi-day whitewater and scenic rafting trips for most ages. Mt. Camp at the Beach. Mt. At 0630, began the climb from Whitewater Creek trailhead. Near sunset. Hood, and Mt. Mt. Once you know you are in the park, you can find numerous camps at every lake. Long Ong. Pace. III. Mt. Grass growing out of a crack. Reached Jefferson Park Lakes by 0930. A very tired climber, on the long descent from Mt. ascent Route. Jefferson. Terminal moraine of the Whitewater. 1967 images used in … Mt. Hike the Whitewater Trail 1.5 mi to the intersection with the Jefferson Park Trail. Whitewater Glacier: Grade II, glacier travel and Class 4 rock – 10 to 12 hours from Jefferson Park. Mt. Up to a campsite on the eastern side of the Jefferson Park glacier, elevation 8250’. Prepared for wind. The Jefferson Park Glacier is the quintessential alpine climb of the Oregon Cascades and is not to be taken lightly.
WELCOME TO THE CASCADECLIMBERS.COM FORUMS 02/03/18. Mt Jefferson via Whitewater Glacier, from Woodpecker Ridge trailhead. Camp at 8,000 ft on a moraine, with nearby open snow melt water source. Whitewater Glacier, Martin City, Montana. This is the most popular route on the mountain. Jefferson July 30-August 1, 2010. Take the PCT uphill around a half mile into Jefferson Park. My trip high point is the upper side of rock isthmus on the glacier’s left side. Jul 20 2019 Jul 22 2019. Light on the clouds. Whitewater Glacier. The other two other options start from the Breitenbush Trailhead the South Breitenbush Trailhead.The first 3.75 miles of this hike burned in the 2017 Whitewater Fire, and the trail was closed for two years until the Forest Service reopened it on August 1, 2019.
Many crevasse openings on the glacier travel, including some which impacted our route.
Since 1976, Glacier Raft Company has run a variety of fun-filled Glacier National Park white water rafting trips on the rivers that border the Park. Icon of a mountain with a flag planted on top. May through September, rain or shine, take on the Middle Fork’s family-friendly class II-III whitewater or appreciate the stunning river canyon on a peaceful, leisurely float without the whitewater.
Jefferson's summit, crosses the crevasse fields on the east side of Mt. Whitewater Glacier is in the U.S. state of Oregon. Jefferson At Approx 3 Miles In. Adams as seen from 8,300 ft. on Mt. St. Helens. Hike Description . Day one is a backpacker’s dream/nightmare. Mountain goats back in the Mt. Mt. No matter what the conditions, or how you approach it, Mt Jefferson is a challenging climb. Summit. Registration Closes Apr 30 2019. In July eight Obsidians joined me in the attempt to reach the top of this magnificent pile of crumbling rock, our chosen route via the Whitewater Glacier. Jefferson. Jefferson Park Glacier Waldo Glacier Whitewater Glacier Original aerial images from Portland State University Geography & Geology Dept. Jefferson Park Glacier: Grade III, glacier travel and Class 5.2 rock – 8 to Jefferson Wilderness-Rainbow over Whitewater River. Jefferson, Whitewater Glacier. The route encompasses significant steep climbing in all mediums; snow, ice and rock and is sure to stimulate any alpinist. Follow the Jefferson Park Trail east 2.5 miles to a junction with the Pacific Crest Trail. Oregon, Mount Jefferson, Whitewater Glacier On June 24, 2001, while descending from camp after a weather-shortened climb, Robert Stockhouse (28) decided to descend via a non-standard route rather than remain with his companions who insisted on descending the route they had used to ascend from Jefferson Park to their campsite. Jefferson Whitewater Glacier Route July 18-20, 2003. Joined PCT to Jefferson Park, then ascended via the standard Whitewater glacier route. ~19 miles with ~7000' of elevation gain. Party: Mountaineers - Ross Prather (ldr), Laura Prather, Joe, Tracy and I Tracy at Jefferson park on the approach to base camp. Rainier, Mt. Follow Whitewater Trail for 1.5 miles to an intersection with Jefferson Park Trail. This is the most popular trail to Jefferson Park since it is the shortest and easiest access. Hike east 2.5 mi to the intersection with the Pacific Crest Trail, and head 1 mi northeast to Jefferson Park and Scout Lake. Leaders. Mt.