Skip to Content

Routes : North America : United States : Oregon : Central Oregon : Mt. Jefferson : Jefferson Park Glacier : Mt. Jefferson, Jefferson Park Glacier

Mt. Jefferson, Jefferson Park Glacier -

Average Rating = 4.50/5 Average Rating : 4.50 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 0
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (3)
Premier Sponsor:
ice axe, crampons, (rope),(ice screws) (small rack of rock gear)
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.1 WI3
  Safety Rating X
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5

Submitted by: david_smithrock on 2006-08-17
Views: 1885
Route ID: 79028

3 Ascents Recorded

GoRecord an ascent

  Difficulty WI3 D
  Safety Rating X
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Solo Solo ascent by: curtis_g on 2011-06-06 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Solo winter conditions.

Didn't touch any rock above 9k feet. Everything on the Jeff-Park glacier was enjoyable and gorgeous.

Summit ridge and block was completely ice and snow encrusted. Very fragile ice and brittle snow to gain the summit. Crossing the north and summit ridge and the summit block itself included multiple +40ft sections of extremely exposed snow/ice climbing with over 400ft of exposure.

Virgin conditions, took a lot of work to hack down to anything blue. Mushroom features were snow covered and extremely difficult to surmount due to the snow coverage.

Added: 2011-07-07

  Difficulty 5.1
  Safety Rating R
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: keithspernak on 2009-08-08 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Lots of fun climbing

Belayed climbing at bulge. Shrund was passable with mixed climbing on climbers left. Move fast! Lots of rock fall. Rock ridge (5.0) was fun and exposed. Summit block was solid. 12 hrs, camp to camp (Jeff Park).

Added: 2009-08-19

Red Point Red Point ascent by: david_smithrock on 1995-05-17 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Took a straight route up the glacier, over the bergshrund at a steep bulge. Used a few screws to protect that part. Good time climbing with my brother.

Witnessed by: Brother
Added: 1995-05-17