Archive | May, 2012

Mt Hood North Side view

Mt Hood and Northwest Volcano Season

The current spell of great weather has created some fine snow conditions on Mt. Hood and other Northwest volcanoes. Still sporting near full winter coats of snow, spring conditions are evolving nicely, and the coverage is great. For skiers, now is an ideal time to climb Mt. Hood, attempt a summit ski or simply ski some of her more prominent… Read More

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Mt Hood North Side view

Mt. Hood Climbing and Ski Routes

The current spell of great weather has created some fine snow conditions on Mt. Hood. Still sporting her winter coat of snow, spring conditions are evolving nicely, and the coverage is great. For skiers, now is an ideal time to climb Mt. Hood, attempt a summit ski or simply ski some of her more prominent features like Barret Spur, the… Read More

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North Cacades Highway Set to Open

Thanks to the hardwork of WSDOT crews, the North Cascades Highway 20 is scheduled to open at noon on May 10 (today!). Crews started clearing the 34-mile stretch of closed highway on March 26 with their sites set on opening by the first week of May. Although they didn’t quite meet their goal, we are psyched to see the road… Read More

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