Hops can tolerate freezing. Yakima country sees 60-90 days of freezing weather every year. They are also very tolerant of transplanting, since they regrow most of their root system every year.
Remember one unassailable statistic, as explained by the late, great George Carlin: "Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!"
"I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact." Elon Musk