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Glisan Glacier

Glisan was a glacier on the northwest side of Mt. Hood. It is now gone, with only a small bit of stagnant ice remaining. As of 2003, it was still an active glacier that upon inspection in 2020 had stagnated and ceased to flow.  


Latitude: 45.391

Longitude: -121.718

Aspect: 357

Head (m asl) 1950s: 2330

Terminus (m asl) 1950s: 2060

Area (km^2) 1950s: 0.503

Head (m asl) 2020s: -

Terminus (m asl) 2020s: -

Area (km^2) 2020s: 0

Status: stagnant ice mass

Last observation: 2021

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