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Late Season Snows Bring Mount Hood Snowpack Up to Near 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

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Mount Hood Snowpack 23 to 40 percent of Normal

Snowpack in the Mount Hood area is 23 to 40 percent of normal — among the lowest in recorded history.

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Warm Springs Pow Wow on Mount Hood on Sepember 28

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

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Polish Military Officer Killed on Climbers Left Chute on Mount Hood

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

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Ice Cave Collapse Kills Mount Hood Snowboarder

An ice cave collapse on the White River Glacier killed snowboarde Collin Backowski. Officials noted warm weather has contributed to instability on the mountain. Rescuers find body of Mt. Hood snowboarder – Yahoo! News.

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Body spotted on Mt. Hood believed that of climber

A body found by a helicopter on Mount Hood at 8,400 feet on Sandy Glacier is believed to be that of missing climber Kinley Adams who has been missing since June 22. Rescue operations were hampered first by bad weather … Continue reading

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Mt Hood and a Lenticular Cloud NASA Photo of the Day April 17, 2013

APOD: 2013 April 17 – Mt Hood and a Lenticular Cloud.

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Time Lapse of Timberline Lodge

Stars at night Mt. Hood Timberline Lodge, Oregon USA. Time Lapse Video by Steven Koch Photography. from Steven Koch on Vimeo. We’re always a sucker for time lapse videos. Above is a 13 second night timelapse (shot over 5 hours) … Continue reading

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Timberline Posts Plans for Water Park on April Fools Day

Timberline posted today plans to open at Water Park at Timberline Lodge. Let’s see. It’s April Fools, right?

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Fatality on Mount Hood on Feburary 6, 2012

The body of 32-year-old Jared Townsley was found on February 7 at about 9,200-feet on Mount Hood. He had been reported missing on February 6 after not returning.

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