The Trail climbs through remnants of a 2008 forest fire within Mount Hood Wilderness on the northeast side of the mountain. This is a popular ski trail.
This trail begins at Cloud Cap Saddle Campground and ends at Timberline Trail #600. From the Cloud Cap Saddle Campground trailhead (5,870’), the trail heads gently downhill (southeast) and after 0.4 mile the trail reaches a short spur trail leading to Tilly Jane Campground. Stay right on #600A and travel 0.1 mile to Tilly Jane Creek. Cross the creek and go another 0.1 mile to a second spur trail leading to Tilly Jane Campground (5,740’). Turn right (south) to stay on #600A and climb 0.2 mile to the Mount Hood Wilderness boundary. After entering the Mount Hood Wilderness, the trail continues to climb a further 0.8 mile to the trail’s end at Timberline Trail #600A (6,650’). To visit the Tilly Jane Shelter, continue climbing up Timberline Trail #600 0.1 mile. Visitors can return on the same trail or follow Timberline Trail #600 north from the Cooper Spur Shelter.
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This hike is listed as One-Way.
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WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.