Mount Hood

A Year-Round Guide


Mount Hood

A Year-Round Guide


85 Hikes

Detailed route descriptions for hiking Mount Hood in every season.

Trail Info

Easy-to-read trail maps, with hike mileage, elevation gain, and difficulty level.

Flora Guides

Tree and wildflower guides to help you identify many of the species on Mount Hood.

Get There

Turn-by-turn driving directions to every trailhead, with road and parking information.

A Year-Round Playground

Northwest Oregon’s highest peak, and undisputed mecca of outdoor recreation, Mount Hood offers endless opportunities for adventure in all seasons. Day Hiking Mount Hood is a full-color, comprehensive guide that leads you to extraordinary alpine meadows, old-growth forests, dramatic canyons, impressive waterfalls, volcanic ridges, sparkling lakes, vivid fall colors, and plenty of stunning views of this iconic Northwest peak.

Day Hiking: Mount Hood provides a fresh perspective on many of Mount Hood’s classic hiking trails, and adds lesser-known routes to your hiking repertoire. And the fun doesn’t have to end when winter arrives, as there is a diverse array of routes perfect for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Plus, if you’re itching to hike Mount Hood’s signature trail, the 43-mile Timberline Trail, or some of the 70 local miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, these are broken down into manageable day hikes that can be done one at a time, all at your own pace.

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Author: Eli Boschetto

Eli is director of PCT: Oregon, and the author of three Mountaineers Books guides: Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: Oregon, Day Hiking: Mount Hood, and Urban Trails: Portland. He is also a brand ambassador for SPOT and National Geographic Maps, and is on the advisory council for the Oregon Trails Coalition. Eli lives in Portland, Oregon.


Join guidebook author Eli Boschetto for an inside look at the new guide, Day Hiking Mount Hood. Enjoy a visual tour of Oregon’s tallest peak, and get tips for where to hike, and when, for the best views, wildflowers, waterfalls and seeking solitude. Events are free to the public, and you’ll have an opportunity to pick up your own guidebook, and start planning your own Mount Hood adventures!

MAY 14, 2020 – 6:30pm

REI – Hillsboro, OR

MAY 19, 2020 – 6pm

Roundabout Books – Bend, OR

MAY 23, 2020 – 2pm

Vintage Books – Vancouver, WA

MAY 27, 2020 – 6:30pm

REI – Clackamas, OR

JUNE 4, 2020 – 7pm

Powell’s Books – SE Portland, OR

JUNE 8, 2020 – 6:15pm

Salem Summit Co. – Salem, OR

Don’t see an event in your area? Ask your local bookstore, gear shop or hiking club to host a Day Hiking Mount Hood program.
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