Bennet Pass-Mt Hood Viewpoint

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Bennet Pass-Mt Hood Viewpoint

Post by ElementalFX » January 3rd, 2018, 11:31 pm

For an afternoon snowshoe hike, we went up to an unnamed viewpoint on the Bennett Pass Road for a view of Mount Hood. There was freezing fog around Barlow Pass, but at Bennett Pass the weather was perfect and sunny! Snow is about 1-3 feet deep, too, in the area. The snow is somewhat powdery, but compacted.

Unfortunately, I kind of forgot to take much of any photos on the way up. So I only have photos from the viewpoint.


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Mount Hood from the trailhead



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Mount Hood from the viewpoint



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Looking down from the viewpoint at the forest below



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Mount Hood sure looks beautiful in winter!


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Raven(?) at the viewpoint area



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Freezing fog around Barlow Pass, on the way home







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Re: Bennet Pass-Mt Hood Viewpoint

Post by adamschneider » January 4th, 2018, 8:13 am

Yup, that's a raven. I've never seen a crow in the mountains; they usually live near people, in cities and around farms.

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Re: Bennet Pass-Mt Hood Viewpoint

Post by Chazz » January 5th, 2018, 3:02 pm

Beautiful photos, as always.

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Re: Bennet Pass-Mt Hood Viewpoint

Post by Webfoot » January 5th, 2018, 5:05 pm

Really nice photos.

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Re: Bennet Pass-Mt Hood Viewpoint

Post by ElementalFX » January 10th, 2018, 6:22 pm

Chazz wrote:Beautiful photos, as always.
Webfoot wrote:Really nice photos.

Thank you. :)


adamschneider wrote:Yup, that's a raven. I've never seen a crow in the mountains; they usually live near people, in cities and around farms.
Thank you. I was pretty sure it wasn't a crow, but I didn't know if there were any raven look-a-likes in our mountains or not.
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