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Concern for Horrific Fire Season as Mount Hood Snow Pack is Third Worst in History

KGW reports hydrologists are very concerned about a horrific fire season this summer as the snow pack on Mount Hood (and the Northwest in general) is the third lowest in recorded history. Snow packs in the Willamette basin went from … Continue reading

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Woman Airlifted After Night on Sardine Mountain in Oregon

The Statesman Journal reportsthat Kim Braasch was airlifted on Sardine Mountain after spending the night following a fall on slippery rock. One of her hiking companions (Kris Richardson ) hiked out to get help and then hiked back rescue crews. … Continue reading

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Scientists Predict 25% of Northwest Glaciers Will Be Gone By 2030

Cascadia Scorecard quoting a Denver Post article on Global Warming notes that Northwest Scientist issued the “The Scientific Consensus Statement of the Likely Impacts of Climate Change on the Pacific Northwest” noting that a quarter of Northwest Glaciers will be … Continue reading

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Mount Hood Snowpack 21% Of Normal (More Dry Weather Predicted in 2005)

An article in Columbian.com notes that the official snow measuring station on Mount Hood shows 30 inches of snow which is 21% of average for this time of year. Statewide Washington shows snowpack 38% of normal and Oregon is 46%. … Continue reading

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Disoriented/Frostbitten Woman Survives 5 Days on Hood

Disoriented/Frostbitten Woman Survives 5 Days on Hood

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Government Camp Becoming Chic

Government Camp Becoming Chic

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Fatality on Sandy Glacier on Mount Hood

Fatality on Sandy Glacier on Mount Hood

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