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Bodies Found on Mount Hood Believed to December 2009 Climbers

Authoirites say they believe Anthony Vietti and his climbing companion, Katie Nolan are the two bodies found on Mount Hood at the 9,700-level of Reid Headwall. The two disappeared in December 2009. The body of a third companion Luke Gullberg … Continue reading

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Woman Finds Faith in Wake of 2006 Mount Hood Tragedy

Karen James has written a book “Holding Fast: The Untold Story of the Mount Hood Tragedy” about finding faith following the death of her husband Kelly James on Mount Hood in December 2006.

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$18 Million in Stimulus Fund Projects on Mount Hood

$4 million in renovations to Timberline Lodge are being paid for by stimulus funds ($18 million in stimulus funds are being used in various projects).

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Study Says Volcanic Make Up of Mount Hood Is Different from Other Cascades Volcanos

A report published this week in Nature Geoscience by geologists from Oregon State University and the University of California at Davis, in work supported by the National Science Foundation says that Mount Hood has a different volcanic make up than … Continue reading

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Airlifted off Mount Hood

Lucio Barajas was airlifted off Mount Hood after breaking his leg on July 26.

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Timberline Lodge Considering Lift-assisted mountain biking

Timberline Lodge is considering lift-assisted mountain biking that lifts to the top of a system of trails and then ride down during the offseason (July to October) However it is running into considerable opposition over the impact on the structure … Continue reading

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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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