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Mount Jefferson  Oregon   #9319
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Cascade Range / Oregon Cascades

Height: 3199 m -> 10495 feet
Prominence?: 1769 m above Santiam Pass
Line Parent?: Highland Peak (702.0 km away, at bearing 165 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Whitney (947.0 km away)

Location:   44.67433,-121.79967     44:40:28, -121:47:59   10T 595139 4947475 (47 km NW of Sisters).   AreaCode: EM41/GH79
First Ascent: 1888 Ray Farmer, E. Cross
Aerial view of Mount Jefferson (OR)
This peak is #2 on the Height List for Oregon . This peak is #3 in Prominence List for Oregon .Mount Jefferson, the second higheast peak in Oregon, features an impressive summit pinnacle and several glaciers along its flanks. The mountain is more remote than other Oregon volcanoes and the climb is usually done as a 2-3 day trip. The final part to the summit is a Class 4 scramble on rotten rock. Note that there is also a high mountain in Nevada called Mount Jefferson.

Name Notes: Mount Jefferson was named by the explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark after Thomas Jefferson, 3rd president of the United States and the main sponsor of their expedition.

Trip Reports within 1 km
76 1971.08.06 Climbing Mount Jefferson in Oregon Klaus Haring


Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
27 Mount Jefferson from the West Wayne Weber
12 Mount Jefferson (OR) from the East Kevin Altheim
11 The summit of Mount Jefferson Klaus Haring
11 Mount Jefferson and Three Fingered Jack Klaus Haring
10 Historic View of Mount Jefferson from the South Klaus Haring
8 Aerial view of Mount Jefferson (OR) Kevin Altheim

Placename Photos
11 Black Butte and Mount Jefferson Klaus Haring
9 Little Brother from South Klaus Haring