More Mount Hood
Index page for Mount Hood, on the official website of the USGS, Cascades Volcano Observatory, Vancouver, Washington. Has many related links, graphics, maps, and images. Road logs offer interesting field descriptions.
Mount Hood National Forest
Located twenty miles east of the city of Portland and the northern Willamette River valley, the Mt. Hood extends south from the strikingly beautiful Columbia River Gorge across more than sixty miles of forested mountains, lakes and streams to Olallie Scenic Area, a high lake basin under the slopes of Mt. Jefferson. Offering fishing, camping, boating and hiking in the summer, hunting in the fall, and skiing and other snow sports in the winter. Berry-picking and mushroom collection are popular, and for many area residents, a trip in December to cut the family's Christmas tree is a long standing tradition.
Oregon's Mt. Hood Territory. Toll-free: 1-800-424-3002.
Pacific Crest Trail Association - Oregon Area
Home page for the Pacific Crest Trail Association - Oregon Area. Volunteers maintain the 145 miles of PCT between Panther Creek Campground in southern Washington and the northern boundary of the Mount Jefferson Wilderness in Oregon.
Misty Mountain Trail Rides at Mount Hood Ski Bowl West. 87000 Highway 26, Government Camp, OR. Phone: 503-272-3013.
A climbing club organized in 1894. The club's mission is stated as "Provide a comprehensive climbing program with allied activities that enhance and protect the participants and the environment."
Hood Meadows Ski Resort
Located 10 on Hwy 35 ten miles north of Hwy 26 on the east side of Mount Hood.
Mountains of Northwest Powder
A travel article with photos about skiing at Mount Hood. (Part of the High On Adventure web site, an online, world-wide travel magazine.)
A snowboard camp for people of all ages: adults, beginners to experts and anyone who wants to have fun learning.
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On Mount Hood: A Biography of Oregon's Perilous Peak by Jon Bell. Chapters throughout On Mount Hood cover everything from climbing, skiing, and weather to forest activism, Hood's retreating glaciers, unique flora and fauna, Native Americans, early pioneers, and much more. Order now...
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Holding Fast: The Untold Story of the Mount Hood Tragedy by Karen James. A journey of adventure, tragedy, love, and loss on the summit of Mt. Hood. In December 2006, millions of people learned the fate of 3 climbers trapped on Mt. Hood. The worst storm in the last decade was pounding the mountain with hurricane-force winds that would not permit the rescue workers to do their work. This is the story. Order now...
Moon Spotlight Oregon's Columbia River Gorge Camping & Hiking by Sean Patrick Hill and Tom Stienstra. This 80-page compact guide covers the region's best camping and hiking sights including Jefferson Park, Mt Hood National Forest, and Metolius River. Easy-to-follow maps and clear driving directions lead campers and hikers to the best wilderness spots. Order now...
Moon Oregon, 8th Edition by Judy Jewell and W. C. McRae. Created by local writers and photographers this guide provides in-depth history, culture and character of Oregons most spectacular destinations, covering everything there is to see and do plus full-color photographs; topical essays and literary extracts; detailed color maps; and capsule reviews of hotels and restaurants. Order now...
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