On Mount Hood: A Biography of Oregon's Perilous Peak by Jon Bell

By Jon Bell

On Mount Hood is a modern, first-person narrative biography of Oregon's maximum mountain, that includes tales filled with experience and tragedy, heritage and geology, humans and areas, trivialities and lore. The mountain itself is helping create the infamous Oregon rains and deep alpine snows, and lead the way for skiing within the mid Nineteen Eighties. Its forests offer a number of the purest ingesting water on the earth, and its snowy height captures the eye of the country virtually at any time when it wreaks deadly havoc on climbers looking the summit. On Mount Hood builds a compelling tale of a mythical mountain and its influence at the those that stay in its shadow, and comprises interviews with a woodland activist, a volcanologist, and a para-rescue jumper. Jon Bell has been writing from his domestic base in Oregon because the past due Nineteen Nineties. His paintings has seemed in Backpacker, The Oregonian, The Rowing information, Oregon Coast, and plenty of different courses. He lives in Lake Oswego, OR.

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