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 including San Diego. This week it returns to Oregon State University.


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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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Swarm Quakes on Mount Hood

Mount Hood reports a series of swarm earthquakes with the biggest so far being 3.0 on May 14. The last swarm was July 2006 which peaked at 2.1 quake. In 2002 more than 200 quakes including a 4.5 hit the mountain. Scientists do not believe it is a sign that of the mountain waking up like it did in the 1790s. Here’s a list of recent quakes.
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Boy Who Wished for Mount Hood Snow Passes

Here’s a sad finale to a tale of a 9-year-old boy with leukemia who wanted to see snow this winter. He friends and family brought down truckloads from Mount Hood. He has passed.


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Bike Park Stirs Controversy at Timberline Lodge

A proposed bike park is stirring controversy at Timberline Lodge which according to the National Park Service would not be compatible with the National Register of Historic Places character of the lodge.


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1,000 Teams in Hood to Coast Relay

The 26th annual Hood to Coast run from Timberline Line Lodge to the Pacific Ocean at Seaside Oregon starts today. In addition to the 197-mile Hood to Coast run the 124-mile Portland to Coast Walk and High School Challenge is also taking place.
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Landslide Obliterates Mount Hood Loop Trail

Trail Damage: Mt. Hood loop trail may be cut for good Seattle Post Intelligencer – Jul 18, 2007 PORTLAND — A huge landslide has severed a trail used by thousands of hikers to circle Oregon’s Mount Hood, and US Forest Service officials don’t know

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Searchers Seek Lost Victims on Mount Hood

Oregon searchers try again to find climbers’ bodies on Mount Hood Houston Chronicle, United States – Jul 10, 2007 Seven months after three climbers died during a storm on Oregon’s Mount Hood, rescue workers are making plans to search for the bodies of two of them.


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Boulder Pins Woman on Mount Hood

Hiker Airlifted off Mount Hood After Boulder Pins Her Foot FOX News – 6 hours ago After nearly five hours on Mount Hood, Emily Vansteenwyk’s companions tried again to use a log and a rock to nudge the boulder off her foot.

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150th Anniversary of First Mount Hood Climb

Mt. Hood celebrates historic 1857 climb OregonLive.com, OR – 13 hours ago Monday marks the 150th anniversary of the first documented climb to Mount Hood’s 11239-foot summit by Henry Pittock, LJ Powell, William S. Buckley,

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