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Ahh, my friend Nikole is so talented. Take a minute & give a listen...  #acousticguitar   #music   #folkmusic  
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I've been fighting off spam posts in this community left & right. To counteract any of the silliness that may have disrupted your feeds, here's a photo of the full moon setting over Mount Hood that I took last spring. #MountHood   #FullMoon   #mountains  
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Took a return trip to Ramona Falls in the Mount Hood National Forest. Beautiful hike, as always. Just thought I'd share a photo.
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The ice in the Columbia River Gorge made the waterfalls exceptionally pretty this weekend.
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Great pic. Thx for sharing!
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Spent the day up at Mount St. Helens hiking the Harmony Falls trail and the trail up to Norway Pass. Couldn't ask for lovelier weather.
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Back in early December, Google+ unveiled a new way of interacting online called "Communities". The primary idea is to connect with others who share a common interest. They are similar to a...
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Just wanted to share this rather solid piece on the seismic & likely volcanic activity that's picking up in Iceland. We might be in for a fairly interesting show from the land of fire & ice.
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Hi Everyone!
Just a friendly reminder that this forum is for posts about hiking and related activities withing the Cascade Range that runs from northern California through parts of B.C.
We've been seeing lots of posts lately, including many beautiful photos, from other parts of the world. Sadly, these are all being deleted by the moderators for the simple reason that they don't belong here.
As a guide, see the map below. You're highly encouraged to share your stories, maps, photos and trail guides pertaining to the region outlined in red and the immediately adjacent areas. Don't be sad when unrelated stuff is removed without comment.
Also, promotional posts and such are not welcome here if they're pushing a product or service.
Feel free to self-promote your blog or website IF the content is directly related to Cascade Hiking. 

Thanks y'all!
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Ron Blakey, of Flagstaff, Arizona, has been sketching maps for decades. His first pen-and-ink maps date back to his doctoral thesis in the 1970s.
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Got bored this morning and made a little Oregon photo set from some of the pictures I've taken over the last few years.
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I can't really supply you with GPS coordinates, but all of these places are prominent tourist & hiking spots. Here's a list as pictured from top to bottom & left to right:

North side of Mount Hood, a rainbow just outside of Ochoco National Forest, Crater Lake, Upper South Falls at Silver Falls State Park, Sheep Rock at John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, South side of Mount Hood, Paulina Lake at Newberry National Volcanic Monument, Roads End State Park, Deschutes River Recreation Area, Wahclella Falls in the Columbia River Gorge.
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Practicing my animated gif skillz with a video of the #RussianMeteor.
(Not very good at it yet. Hard to balance quality with file size.)
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Nah, but it's got to stay under 1 mb to be uploaded to Tumblr, I think.
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This piece done by Oregon Field Guide is an excellent, brief summary of some of the volcanic hazards and history of Mount Hood. It also features geologist Willie Scott, which whom I had the pleasure of hiking into the crater of Mount St. Helens a few summers ago. 
It's well worth 8 minutes of your time, and details some of the issues I wrote about in this post back in 2011: http://cascadiablog.com/2011/09/24/im-not-just-going-to-show-you-all-my-faults/
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