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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The scientists will explain how they monitor active volcanoes, assess hazards, work with international agencies, and how the hard-earned lessons from major eruptions in other countries are applied at home to understand local Cascade Range volcanoes such as Mount Hood, Mount St.
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.
The day dawned bright, clear and cold, the snowy peaks of Mount Hood, Mount St.
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Participants in the fundraiser train for a guided group climb this summer to the top of Mount Hood, Mount Jefferson, Mount Shasta, Mount Adams or the Grand Teton.
95) of three Oregon wilderness areas: Mount Hood, Mount Jefferson, and Three Sisters.
The fundraiser provides an opportunity to train for and participate in a guided group climb to the top of Mount Hood, Mount Jefferson, Mount Shasta, Mount Adams or the Grand Teton.
A recent federal analysis found the coal-fired plant, one of only two in the West without modern pollution controls, is degrading air quality in more than 10 protected parks and wilderness areas, including Mount Hood, Mount Rainier and Mount Jefferson.