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Driving to Mount Hood More Deadly Than Climb

Officials are concerned after seven people have died in seven on an eight mile stretch of US 26 on Mount Hood. Like this:Like Loading…

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Rock Slide Closed Rainier Cayuse Pass Road Until June

A rock slide has closed portions of Rainier Cayuse Pass highway until June. Like this:Like Loading…

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Most Avoid Valley of Death McKinley West Rib Route

Climbing season has started on McKinley. The Anchorage Daily News has an interesting article on the hazardous West Rib Route in its coverage. Like this:Like Loading…

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Washington Approves Rainier Quarter

The Washington State quarter will have a design that features Mount Rainier. Like this:Like Loading…

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300 Foot Fall on Mount Hood Reid Glacier

Jeremy Buck survived a 300 foot fall down Reid Glacier on Mount Hood. Like this:Like Loading…

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Ameren Predicts $73 Million in Taum Sauk Repairs

Ameren is predicting it will cost $73 million to repair the damage and settle liability issues arising from the December 2005 collapse of the Taum Sauk reservoir. Like this:Like Loading…

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Former Rainier Ranger in Avalanche in Canadian Rockies

Charlie Borgh, a former climbing ranger at Mount Rainier, died in an avalanche in the Canadian Rockies. Like this:Like Loading…

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Katahdin Lake Approved

The Katahdin Lake acquisition at Baxter State Park which had aggravated locals but thrilled park goers has been signed into law. Like this:Like Loading…

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Repairs to Taum Sauk Were Delayed to Collect Bonus

The news continues to be bad for Ameren as reports come out: repairs to known problems were delayed so staff could get bonuses, faulty materials were used. Meanwhile Gov. Blunt is suggesting Ameren extend the KATY bicycle trail on rail … Continue reading

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Tour de Georgia Race Up Brasstown Bald

There was a strong race up Brasstown Bald as part of the Tour de Georgia race. Like this:Like Loading…

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