Dominating the surrounding landscape, Mount Hood’s pointy pinnacle reaches 11, 237 feet, making it the highest peak in the state of Oregon.
Renowned for its massive permanent snowfields, sustained by annual snowfalls of more than 500 inches in some areas, Mount Hood is a major attraction both for skilled climbers and outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds. The least challenging and most often climbed routes are located on the slopes directly above the world-famous Timberline Lodge Ski Area. Challenging ascents can be found on more remote parts of the mountains, however. Despite its picturesque profile and its perennial popularity, Mount Hood harbors serious pitfalls that require care to avoid.
This coin honors Mt. Hood and is dedicated to those with a soft spot for this mountain or who have ventured on its slopes to climb or ski. The obverse features a detailed rendering of Mount Hood complete with its elevation. The reverse depicts a classic pair of ice axes below an open area available for engraving a personalized message.
Minted in bronze and given antique finish.
Each coin measures 1 1/2 (39mm) in diameter.
This is a surplus NWTM item. Packaging may vary.