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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