News of a glacier tunnel in northern Sweden comes out the same week as EarthFix's radio feature and Oregon Field Guide's special on a mile-long glacier cave network on Mount Hood.
Brent McGregor and Eddy Cartaya suspect that the spectacular caves they've discovered won't survive for long. The caves are melting out quickly - and shrinking the glacier in the process. Part II: glaciers and climate science.
A pair of Oregon cavers identified what may be the largest glacier cave system in the lower 48 states. This summer, EarthFix and Oregon Field Guide joined together to document the disappearing world of Mount Hood’s glacier caves. Part I: Exploration.
Mountain bike parks are catching on in the Northwest as a way to have downhill fun when the ski slopes are bare. But some environmental groups say mountain biking isn’t an appropriate activity on an ecologically sensitive slope of Oregon's Mount Hood.
A proposal to add 17 miles of trail for mountain bikes at Mount Hood's Timberline ski resort could hit the skids, thanks to a lawsuit. Environmentalists say the bikes would damage fragile alpine meadows.
The Forest Service says it's holding off on a plan to thin trees on Mt. Hood National Forest. Despite input from conservationists on ways to be environmentally responsible, a Portland environmental group opposes the project.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Photos from an automated trail camera on Mount Hood appear to show a rare mountain fox that's known to exist in California, but isn't well documented in Oregon.
A blend of two kinds of magma that are just the right temperature may explain why Mount Hood has never erupted violently.