OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 1, 2015
We discuss the origin of the name of Mt. Hood and explore Wy'east, which has long been thought to be a Native American name for the mountain.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 19, 2014
WEDNESDAY: A recent spike in avalanche deaths in Western states highlights the risk for backcountry skiers.
OPB | Broadcast: May 24, 2013
Buried in the Sky tells the story of the sherpas and high-altitude porters who do much of the heavy lifting on the tallest — and most deadly — mountains in the world.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 25, 2012
On New Year's Day 2012, a man drove into Mt. Rainier National Park and killed an on-duty ranger. Bruce Barcott's recent Outside Magazine article looks into the events of that day.