Home  •   Field Guide  •   Forums  •    Unread Posts  •   Maps  •   Find a Hike!
| Page | Discussion | View source | History | Print Friendly and PDF

Mount Washington

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Mt. Washington from the Santiam Highway (bobcat)
  • Hikes including this destination:


Description

Mount Washington is one of the Cascade shield volcanoes. It is a late Pleistocene volcano less than a million years old. During the last ice age, the mountain was surrounded by an ice sheet whose actions exposed the volcanic plug. The volcano's last eruption, from one of the cones on its flanks, was about 1,350 years ago

Mount Washington's summit plug is a steep but popular Class 5 ascent.

More Links


Contributors

Oregon Hikers Field Guide is built as a collaborative effort by its user community. While we make every effort to fact-check, information found here should be considered anecdotal. You should cross-check against other references before planning a hike. Trail routing and conditions are subject to change. Please contact us if you notice errors on this page.

Hiking is a potentially risky activity, and the entire risk for users of this field guide is assumed by the user, and in no event shall Trailkeepers of Oregon be liable for any injury or damages suffered as a result of relying on content in this field guide. All content posted on the field guide becomes the property of Trailkeepers of Oregon, and may not be used without permission.