Cascade Range
The Cascade Range (or Cascades) is a major mountain range of western North America, extending from southern British Columbia through Washington and Oregon to Northern California. It includes both non-...
Gallery: The fleeting beauty of caves made from ice and snow
Explorer Brent McGregor shares stunning photographs of glacier caves discovered within the Sandy Glacier on Oregon's Mount Hood.
31 Year Anniversary of Mount St. Helens Eruption (31 Pics)
A major disaster happened 31 years ago. On May 18, 1980, at 8:32 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time, a magnitude 5.1 earthquake shook Mount St. Helens. The bulge and surrounding area slid away in a giganti...
Enchanted Adventure: Alpine Lakes Wilderness (38 PICS)
Alpine Lakes Wilderness consists of 390,000 acres of rugged wilderness spanning the Cascade Range of Washington state and parts of Wenatchee National Forest and Snoqualmie National Forest. There ar...
Cascades (ecoregion)
The Cascades ecoregion is a Level III ecoregion designated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the U.S. states of Washington, Oregon, and California. Somewhat smaller than th...
Ecology of the North Cascades
The Ecology of the North Cascades is heavily influenced by the high elevation and rain shadow effects of the mountain range. The North Cascades is a section of the Cascade Range from the South Fork of...
Canadian Cascades
The North Cascades are a section of the Cascade Range of western North America. They span the border between the Canadian province of British Columbia and the U.S. state of Washington and are official...
Goat Rocks
The Goat Rocks are a series of rugged volcanic peaks in the Cascade Range, roughly between Mount Rainier and Mount Adams in southern Washington state. They are named after the numerous mountain goats...
Mount Hood
Mount Hood, called Wy'east by the now-extinct Multnomah tribe, is a stratovolcano in the Cascade Volcanic Arc of northern Oregon. It was formed by a subduction zone on the Pacific coast and rests in t...
Mount Adams (Washington)
Mount Adams is a potentially active stratovolcano in the Cascade Range. It is the second-highest mountain in the U.S. state of Washington, trailing only Mount Rainier.Adams is a member of the Cascade ...
Mount Rainier National Park
Mount Rainier National Park is a United States National Park located in southeast Pierce County and northeast Lewis County in Washington state. It was established on March 2, 1899 as the fifth nationa...
Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest
The Rogue River – Siskiyou National Forest is a United States National Forest in the U.S. states of Oregon and California. The formerly separate Rogue River and Siskiyou National Forests were adminis...
Cascade Volcanoes
The Cascade Volcanoes (also known as the Cascade Volcanic Arc or the Cascade Arc) are a number of volcanoes in a volcanic arc in western North America, extending from southwestern British Columbia thr...
Gallery: The fleeting beauty of caves made from ice and snow
Explorer Brent McGregor shares stunning photographs of glacier caves discovered within the Sandy Glacier on Oregon's Mount Hood.
Dragontail Peak
Dragontail Peak, also known as Dragon Tail, is a mountain in the Stuart Range, in Chelan County, Washington. While climbing an adjacent peak, Lex Maxwell, Bob McCall, and Bill Prater remarked that the...
McKenzie Pass
McKenzie Pass (elev. 5335 ft/1623 m) is a mountain pass in the Cascade Range in central Oregon, United States.It is located at the border of Linn and Deschutes counties, approximately 20 mi ...
Mount Thielsen Wilderness
The Mount Thielsen Wilderness is a wilderness area located on and around Mount Thielsen in the southern Cascade Range of Oregon in the United States. It is located within the Deschutes, Umpqua, and F...
Black Buttes
Black Buttes is an extinct volcano in the Cascade Volcanic Arc in Washington, United States. Glacially eroded remnants of this volcano rise above the Deming Glacier, part of the glacier system of Moun...
Salmon River National Recreation Trail
The Salmon River National Recreation Trail is a National Recreation Trail in Oregon's northern Cascade Mountains among the foothills of Mount Hood. About 12 miles (19 km) of the trail's 70 miles...
Milwaukee Ski Bowl
Milwaukee Ski Bowl was an alpine ski area that operated in Washington state between 1937 and 1951.Executives of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad built a ski area at Hyak, Washingt...
Mount Mazama
Mount Mazama was a stratovolcano in the Oregon segment of the Cascade Volcanic Arc and the Cascade Range located in the United States. The volcano's collapsed caldera holds Crater Lake, and the entire...
Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness
The Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness is a wilderness area located on the northern side of Mount Hood in the northwestern Cascades of the U.S. state of Oregon, near the Columbia River Gorge and within Mount...
Yamsay Mountain
Yamsay Mountain is a large shield volcano in the Cascade Range of south-central Oregon, located about 35 miles (56 km) east of Crater Lake on the border between Klamath County and Lake County. I...
North Cascades National Park Complex
North Cascades National Park Complex is a complex of the United States National Park Service (NPS) located in the north-central portion of the state of Washington. The complex manages three contiguous...
Chiwaukum Mountains
The Chiwaukum Mountains are a north-south mountain range in central Washington, USA. They stretch from Snowgrass Mountain at 47°41′N 120°56′W / 47.683°N 120.933°W / 47.683; -12...
Badger Creek Wilderness
The Badger Creek Wilderness is a 29,057-acre (11,759 ha) wilderness area located east of Mount Hood in the northwestern Cascades of Oregon, United States. It is one of six designated wilderness ...
Wildwood Recreation Site
The Wildwood Recreation Site is a natural recreation area surrounded by the Mount Hood National Forest in northern Oregon, USA. It encompasses 580 acres (230 ha) of old growth forest and five mi...