Mt. Hood May 2019 Coordination

  • 03/27/2019 1:14 PM
    Message # 7248206
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Hello team, let's use this space to coordinate our travel and logistics for the Mt. Hood Expedition climbing the Southside route May 29 - June 1. 

    To start things off, we are looking to assist each other in probably two main efforts: first, for those who are driving for us to carpool so we can save time, money and energy, and secondly for those who are flying into Portland, to pool car rental and coordinate travel to and from the mountain.

    So, for my part I will be driving up from the Mt. Shasta Hotlum climb on Tuesday, March 28th, from the Brewer Creek trailhead, and will arrive in Oregon that evening, after which I'll camp near Government Camp Tuesday night. I'll spend Wednesday working and prepping for the team. I'll continue to lead the expedition until I drive home to Lincoln on Saturday June 1. I have room for one person. 

    So everyone please coordinate your plans and lets see if we can help each other get to and from the expedition efficiently. Thank you for posting.

    If you have a need to speak to me directly please contact me at or call my call 916-872-3399.

    Looking forward to the climb with everyone!

  • 03/27/2019 1:36 PM
    Reply # 7248221 on 7248206

    Hi All,

    Sorry to have missed  yesterday's conference call, I was on an airplane.

    I'll be driving round trip to Hood from Northern California.  I'm fortunate enough to have a pretty open schedule, so I'll be leaving Eureka sometime the afternoon of the 28th, returning either Saturday or Sunday after spending a little leisure time in Portland.  I know that's not super helpful for carpool planning, but anyone wishing to fly by the seat of their pants is welcome to join me.  My cell is 707-502-9022.

    Looking forward to it,


  • 03/27/2019 2:33 PM
    Reply # 7248299 on 7248206

    Sorry I also missed the call while getting my friend home from the hospital.

    I plan to travel like Darren from the Shasta Hotlum Trip to Hood. I'll be on the ski team on Hotlum and hoping to ski part of Hood so if anyone else wants to join me that would be great. I have loose plans for return. I might stop at Smith Rocks to climb if  partners available, may visit friends and definitely will be going to Malhaur National Wildlife Refuge for a day of gorging on bird watching. I will be driving from Sacramento.  Might get an Airbnb in between all this to hose off the dust! Lol. 

    I can take anyone in my car if they are up for a carpooling adventure.



  • 03/28/2019 4:52 PM
    Reply # 7250082 on 7248206

    Hi all,

    Change of plans: I'll be hanging around the Crater Lake area until Wednesday morning and then driving up. I'll drive straight back to the East Bay after the climb. Carpooling welcome!



    Last modified: 05/15/2019 5:18 PM | Anonymous member
  • 04/06/2019 2:38 PM
    Reply # 7263577 on 7248206

    I'll be driving up from the Klamath Falls area of Oregon Tuesday the 28th.

  • 04/08/2019 7:51 AM
    Reply # 7271626 on 7248206

    Hi all,

    I just returned from Patagonia with a group and am trying to catch up. I'll be driving from Bend Oregon and then back to California after the climb. I can be reached at or via cell (texting is best but calls are ok too) 858.229.0214 

  • 05/15/2019 5:36 PM
    Reply # 7343993 on 7271626

    Hi all, 

    I suffered an abdominal injury while training and unfortunately won't be able to make the trip. Best of luck, and i'm very sorry to be missing out.

    Nate Atkins

  • 05/21/2019 9:00 PM
    Reply # 7355385 on 7248206

    Hi All,

    I'm trying to do some last minute scheduling. I'm planning on driving up from the Sacramento area on Wednesday morning 5/29/19 and returning to the Sacramento area on Saturday. Is anyone driving up from anywhere around Sac that either wants to ride with me or I can ride with? Otherwise I can try to get to Mt Shasta an maybe ride with one of you guys up there. I'm flexible on timeframes too.

    Bill Lundgren

    916-508-8779 cell

  • 05/23/2019 11:25 AM
    Reply # 7371938 on 7248206

    Hi guys,

    I've signed up for Shasta Green Butte event this Sunday followed by Mt. Hood event. Is anyone interested to carpool? I can drive or join someone who has a similar plan. Please text me if interested. I hope to start driving early Sunday morning from San Jose, CA because we need to meet at Rite Aid at 9am.




  • 06/03/2019 3:37 PM
    Reply # 7554051 on 7248206

    Hey All,

    I've uploaded some photos from our Mt. Hood climb on May 30. Please upload and share your own!


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