rises 11,235 feet above sea level and at it's base spreads over 92 miles. Eleven glaciers grace it's peak. Mt Hood is the highest mountain in Oregon and the second most climbed mountain in the world (first is Mt Fujiyama in Japan). Mt Hood is a "sleeping" or dormant volcano with recent eruptions in 1804, 1853, 1854, 1859, 1865, and 1907 (all minor). More volcano information
can be found at the USGS site. Mt Hood National Forest encompasses 1.2 million acres, has 4 designated wilderness areas, and over 1200 miles of hiking trails.
Mt. Hood is made up of the small communities of Brightwood, Government Camp, Rhododendran, Welches and Zig Zag. There are dozens of great restaurants on Mt Hood
where small town hospitality is always on the menu. The Timberline Lodge
Ski Area is North America's only year round ski area. You will also find Mt Hood Meadows, Mt Hood Ski Bowl, Cooper Spur Ski Area, and the Summit Ski Area. Check out all the great links on this page for just about anything you could ever want to know about Mt Hood. Year round, Mt Hood has something for everyone. Enjoy our local Treasure!