Hood, Mount

Hood, Mount,

peak, 11,235 ft (3,424 m) high, NW Oreg., in the Cascade Range, E of Portland; highest point in the state and the center of Mt. Hood National Forest. A symmetrical, dormant volcano with glaciers and forested lower slopes, it is a favorite mountain-climbing and skiing center. Timberline Lodge, a ski resort on the slopes, is one of the finest examples of WPA mountain architecture.
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In the early to mid-1970s, Eric and Pete Forsman set out to climb the 10 major Cascade peaks in 10 days: Mount Hood, Mount Jefferson, Three Fingered Jack, Mount Washington, the Three Sisters, Diamond Peak, Mount Thielsen and Mount McLoughlin.
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