Mt Hood, Oregon

Portland, OR - Aerial TramwayMt Hood is the tallest mountain in Oregon and is always capped with snow. At a height of 11,000+ feet, it is omnipresent in the Portland eastern horizon.  

The mountain has 12 glaciers and snowfields and has the distinction of having the longest Ski season in the USA. 

When we arrived on an April day, it was lightly snowing with ski lifts running and skiers and snowboarders enjoying the slopes.

Portland, Oregon

Portland, OR - Waterfront ParkPortland is an interesting cornucopia of beautiful nature, progressive culture, friendly people and delightful cuisine. 

Located at the confluence of 2 great rivers, the Columbia and the Willamette, the area was a magnet for early native tribes and more recent European pioneers.