Mount Hood, Oregon

Mount Hood, Oregon, base shrouded in low clouds.
Mount Hood, Oregon, base shrouded in low clouds.

Pictured here in mid-march, just after sunrise, is mighty Mount Hood. A few islands of land poke through the clouds in the foreground. On a clear day Mount Hood can be seen from Portland, OR. At 11,245 feet(3,426 M) it is the highest in the Oregon Cascade Range, rivaled only by Mount Rainier.