Mt Hood sits in the middle of the vast Cascade Mountain range of Oregon and Washington. It’s peak of 11,249ft is the highest point in Oregon and surrounding the mountain are some of Oregon’s most wild and beautiful places despite it’s relative proximity to the metropolis of Portland. We’ll guide you through some of these areas connecting you to yourself and the wilderness over the course of the week. You’ll get to experience pure mountain streams and rivers, lush green foliage, and snow capped peaks. Join us for your best week of the summer!
A youth trail running camp experience for ages 15-20 designed to bring a complete awareness to your time in the wilderness. Learn the in’s and out’s of trail running, how to stay safe deep in the mountains, and find that deeper connection to the world around you. Trail running technique, the importance of forest stewardship, healthy nutrition on and off the run, trail maintenance training and impact, trail etiquette, map reading and navigation skills will all be taught, providing the foundation for this impactful, awe inspiring week. Come join us and see for yourself.
MORE THAN JUST A RUNNING CAMP
The Paradise Lodge will be our base for the week as we explore the surrounding trails, push your limits, and learn to be at one with the wilderness.