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Fatality at “Snow Dome” on Mount Hood’s Coe Glacier

Robert Dale Wiebe was killed July 13 in a fall at the “Snow Dome” on Mt. Hood’s Coe Glacier.

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Anniversary of 1887 “Red Fire” Fireworks Display on Mount Hood

Oregonlive has an amusing story of an 1887 fireworks display dubbed “red fire” when fireworks were carried to the summit and then exploded unexpectedly.

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Climber Injured on Hogsback on Mount Hood

A climber apparently broke a leg after falling on the Hogsback on Mount Hood on July 7. Conditions on the mountain is described as “solid snow covered in ice.”

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Mount Hood Quarter Enters Circulation November 15

The final Mount Hood National Forest Quarter will be ceremoniously released on Wednesday, November 17, at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time at the World Forestry Center located at 4033 SW Canyon Road, Portland, Oregon. The quarter-dollar features a view of Mount … Continue reading

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Fatality on North Side of Mount Hood

A climber on the north side of Mount Hood near the Coe Glacier about the 9,500 foot level near the Snow Dome died on June 16. Details are sketchy and poor weather meant that his body was left on the … Continue reading

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30th Anniversary of Filming The Shining at Timberline Lodge on Mount Hood

James Parker at Atlantic Magazine has an article on visiting locations for the filming of the Shining on its 30th anniversary including Timeberline Lodge on Mount Hood.

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2 Rescued on Mount Hood After Doing Everything Right

Two climbers did everything right in a rescue in white out conditions on Mount Hood. Mark Till and his son Robbie called for help giving authorities their GPS coordinates, activated a locator beacon, placed a bright-colored helmet on top of … Continue reading

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Mount Hood Cycling Classic June 1-6

The Mount Hood Cycling Classic is June 1-6. This year’s course had to have some course changes because of unplowed snow on part of the original course. The course closest to the mountain itself is Stage 4 Wy’East Road Race … Continue reading

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Trucking Down Snow For Late Season Winter Events

It started on Mount Hood when students trucked down snow from Mount Hood for snow on the quad event in 2005 with snowboarding and other winter activities. It’s now spread to the Campus Jam Rail Tour at several western universities … Continue reading

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Government Camp Votes to Remain Unincorporated

Government Camp on Mount Hood voted on May 18 to remain unincorporated.

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