As the temperatures dip towards freezing, that big A-shaped peak to the east, Mt. Hood, calls to Portlanders. We've put together a guide that highlights 23 of the mountain's most essential experiences.
Here's a guide to snow slang for those upcoming days on the mountain.
Since 1896, more than 130 people have died in the process of summiting Mt. Hood. Still, more than 10,000 people attempt the feat each year. Here are five of the most unforgettable stories from Hood's peaks.
Welcome to Mt Hood Meadows. With terrain this good, you can’t afford to stand around gaping, wondering where to go. You need a plan. So we tapped Jeremy Riss, the mountain’s ski-school manager, for some solid advice on our local volcano’s biggest...
Who was the first person to summit the mountain? Who dedicated Timberline Lodge? What's the deal with that igloo thing? This slideshow is sure to give you all the details on the history of Mt Hood.
Mount Hood's 12 glaciers have shrunk a collective 40 percent since 1901, and according to a PSU geology professor, "Our children could see summer skiing on Hood go away."
Floating my boat on Lost Lake all afternoon with Mount Hood’s powerful beauty towering above us, up close and personal! —Cindy Anderson
Image: Cindy Anderson, Cindy Anderson
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More mountain lingo for the truly bro-tastic.
On the heels of Megan McMorris' _P.S. What I Didn't Say_, a Portland native scours schools, churches, and prisons for letters indicating what someone would have said.
Joe Sacco has gone to warzones such as Goražde, Palestine, and Sarajevo and reported what he found in a series of critically acclaimed books, inadvertently helping to create comics journalism. He takes a break from preparing his newest,...
Itching to learn more about Joe Sacco after our Q&A? Here's our slideshow retrospective on the career of Portland's favorite comics journalist.
Brighten your winter months by transforming your backyard into an avian paradise.
Dating coach Alma Rubenstein tries to teach the hapless singles of Portland how to find each other to mixed results.