Oregon’s “Volcano Most Likely to Explode” – Mt. Hood

What?? Mount Hood is considered the Oregon volcano most likely to erupt, but based on its history an explosive eruption is unlikely.  The odds of an eruption in the next 30 years are estimated at between 3 and 7 percent, so the US Geological Survey (USGS) characterizes it as “potentially active”, but the mountain is considered … More Oregon’s “Volcano Most Likely to Explode” – Mt. Hood

Silverton, Oregon – A Great Silver Surprise in the Central Cascades!

  We had two days off from our kayak tour host duties and headed to Oregon’s Silver Falls State Park – and on the way we passed through the town of Silverton, Oregon.  What a great surprise!! Silverton is located on the eastern edge of the Willamette Valley, at the base of the Waldo Hill which … More Silverton, Oregon – A Great Silver Surprise in the Central Cascades!