Stories tagged: Mount Hood
UPDATED: Fri., March 29, 2019, 6:06 p.m.
There are roughly 20 major volcanoes in the Cascade Range, and while scientists might know about them individually, they don’t know as much about why volcanoes in a chain might …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 4:39 p.m.
The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office says a dead hiker was likely killed by a cougar, marking the first verified fatal attack by a wild cougar in Oregon.
UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018, 8:48 a.m.
MOUNT HOOD, Ore. – Officials say three climbers took a fall in the Hogsback area of Mount Hood. KATU-TV reports that Clackamas County Sheriff’s deputies got a call about the …
Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 9:21 a.m.
The first thing that Braton Jurasevich noticed as he clambered down Mount Hood toward his fallen fellow mountain climber was the blood – a lot of it. The critically injured …
Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 4:02 p.m.
Oregon’s tallest peak rises above the streets of downtown Portland, its gorgeous snow-capped slopes luring 10,000 climbers a year.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 9:57 p.m.
Rescuers reached more than a half-dozen climbers stranded by tumbling rocks and falling ice on Oregon’s tallest peak before expected heavy snow makes conditions even more treacherous. One climber fell …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 5:31 p.m.
A hiker reported missing in Oregon has been found alive near Mount Hood.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 20, 2017, 4:07 p.m.
A series of miscues and delays tested rescue operations on Mount Hood last May, adding critical minutes to the wait for help after John Thorton Jenkins fell nearly 600 feet. …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
Backpackers tried to save 1 of 2 fallen hikers at Mount Hood; one victim attended Gonzaga University
Backpackers frantically tried to save the life of one of the two young Portland women who apparently fell to their deaths at Mount Hood, a series of calls to Clackamas …
Thu., May 11, 2017, 2:27 p.m.
Rescuers who had come to a man’s aid after he tumbled down Mount Hood in Oregon say he had not been using an ice ax.
UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017, 9:59 p.m.
Authorities say a 32-year-old Seattle climber has died in a 600-foot fall on Mount Hood.
Mon., Aug. 29, 2016, 2:57 p.m.
Actor and comedian Kevin Hart says he’s up for a sequel after running in an Oregon relay.
Tue., June 28, 2016, 4:10 p.m.
A mother and daughter hiking pair have been rescued after spending the night on Mount Hood.
Tue., May 3, 2016, 8:43 a.m.
Searchers found an Oregon man who became lost during a day hike on Mount Hood.
Sun., Feb. 21, 2016, 4 p.m.
This territory is definitely Portland’s playground. There are numerous campsites, RV parks, motels, restaurants, golf courses and condos to ensure a comfortable get-away. Plus, small gateway towns leading up to …
Sat., Feb. 20, 2016, 4:12 p.m.
One of the most spectacular trails in the United States – and perhaps the most iconic pathway in Oregon – is scheduled to reopen in full by the summer of …
Sun., March 25, 2012
The Northwest’s most diverse skiing scene might be concentrated on one mountain. And it’s a notable spring bargain. Government Camp, at the foot of Mount Hood, is the birthplace of …
Sun., Sept. 4, 2011
PORTLAND – Hot, dry weather complicated efforts Saturday to fight wildfires across Oregon as crews ordered the evacuation of recreation areas near Sisters and a blaze near Mount Hood jumped …
Tue., Dec. 15, 2009, 7:08 a.m.
Whiteout conditions Tuesday prevented mountaineers or aircraft from searching for two climbers who have been missing on Oregon’s tallest mountain since the weekend.
Tue., Dec. 15, 2009
GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore. – As a winter storm barreled toward Mount Hood, rescuers raced to find two experienced climbers missing for four days on Oregon’s highest peak. A military Black …
Mon., Dec. 14, 2009, 4:49 p.m.
As a winter storm barreled toward Mount Hood, rescuers raced to find two experienced climbers missing for four days on Oregon’s highest peak.
Fri., Jan. 23, 2009, 2:17 p.m.
Large chunks of falling ice struck a Portland woman climbing Mount Hood and sent her 400 feet to her death on Wednesday, authorities said.