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Willamette Week has an article on where people fall and die on Mount Hood.
More than 100 small swarm earthquakes on Mount Hood were reported May 15-16, 2016.
Ward Milo Maxfield who is 66 died after falling 300 feet on Mount Hood on Thursday, June 4, 2015. Authorities believe he suffered a medical event before the fall as he did not attempt to self-arrest.
The warm temperatures have caused Mount Hood’s most famous snow cave — the Snow Dragon to collapse at the end of January (but is widely reported now)..
KPTV – FOX 12 Robert Cormier, a Jersey City, New Jersey, fell 1,000 down the north side of Mount Hood from the summit about 8 a.m., Tuesday, May 13, 2014. A helicopter was sent to investigate and found no signs … Continue reading
Late season snow has increased Mount Hood’s snowpack to from 50% to 99% of normal.
The Pacific Northwest has been suffering from very low snowpack. However heavy snows in February pushed its snowpack up 30 percent to 86 percent of normal on Mount Hood. Other areas south of Mount Hood and in California are still … Continue reading
Snowpack in the Mount Hood area is 23 to 40 percent of normal — among the lowest in recorded history.
The Warm Springs tribe (known as the Tenino people) have a right by treaty to use the area around Government Camp on Mount Hood. The Mt. Hood Tribal Heritage Center, named Wiwnu Wash, opened at the Mount Skibowl in 2012. … Continue reading
Authorities report 32-year-old Sebastian Kinasiewic, a Polish military officer, was killed on Mount Hood. His body was discovered at 9500 feet in the couloir Climbers Left Chute