Category: Cascades

Mount Hood

Mount Hood (Wy’east) Mount Hood is Oregon’s highest peak and one of its stratovolcanoes that lies in what is called the Cascade Volcanic Arc of North America, which stretches from Northern California to British Columbia. It is a potentially active volcano with a low risk of erupting. To the Multnomah tribe, the mountain is called …

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Mount Baker

Mount Baker Washington’s Mount Baker is a potentially active volcano located in the North Cascade Mountains. The peak is located in Whatcom County, Washington, in the Mount Baker Wilderness section of the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Country: United States State: Washington Mountain Range: Cascades Height: 10,781 feet / 3,286 meters First Ascent: 1868, by Edmund …

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Mount St. Helens

Mount St. Helens “But when I am around strangers, I turn into a conversational Mount St. Helens. I’m dormant, dormant, quiet, quiet, old-guy loners build log cabins on the slopes of my silence and then, boom, it’s 1980. Once I erupt, they’ll be wiping my verbal ashes off their windshields as far away as North …

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Mount Rainier

Mount Rainier To the Native Americans, Mount Rainier was called Talol, Tacoma, or Tahoma. It is thought that this came from the Lushootseed word təqʷúʔbəʔ, which translates to “mother of waters.” Mount Rainier is located about 50 miles from the “brother and sister” mountains of Washington state, Mount Adams and Mount St. Helens. Country: United …

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