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  CVO Website - Cascade Range Volcanoes and Volcanics
Holocene volcanism in the Cascades extends from the Garibaldi Volcanic Belt in southern British Columbia to the Lassen volcanic complex in northern California.
The existence, position, and recurrent activity of the Cascade volcanoes are generally though to be related to the convergence of shifting crustal plates.
Snow-clad Mount Hood dominates the Cascade skyline from the Portland metropolitan area to the wheat fields of Wasco and Sherman Counties.
vulcan.wr.usgs.gov /Volcanoes/Cascades/description_cascade_range.html   (5770 words)

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 Cascade Mountain (Alberta) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cascade Mountain is a mountain located in the Bow River Valley of Banff National Park.
The mountain was named in 1858 by James Hector after the waterfall or cascade on the southern flanks of the peak.
The mountain can be climbed starting from Cascade Amphitheatre, a popular day hike near the town of Banff.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cascade_Mountain_(Alberta)   (181 words)

 SummitPost.org - Cascade Mountain Climbing Information
Cascade Falls is a beautiful 300m grade 3 ice climb that probably sees the most ascents of any climb in the Rockies (when its in shape).
Cascade can be climbed year round depending on the amount of snow on the upper slopes.
Tunnel Mountain is a good camping area near Banff but this is a day trip.
www.summitpost.org /show/mountain_link.pl/mountain_id/253   (462 words)

 Peaks of the Canadian Rockies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The cascade which Hector's party saw from their campsite here a century and a half ago is still flowing and the meadow, although not as peaceful a setting as it was, looks much the same as it did when Hector camped here.
Cascade Mountain looms over the meadow and this is not the best spot from which to see the entire mountain.
Cascade and Rundle are the two classic scrambles at Banff, and since the first ascent in 1887 by Tom Wilson, thousands have probably tramped to the top.
www.peakfinder.com /peakfinder.ASP?PeakName=cascade   (546 words)

 Washington DGER: Southern Cascades
Basalts of the Columbia Basin lap onto the southern Cascades to the east, and the Puget Lowland is situated to the west.
The mountain is characterized by repeated explosive silicic volcanism with pyroclastic flows, widespread tephra deposits, and dacitic dome growth.
As the mountain continued to bulge, a major eruption was predicted, and the Spirit Lake resort area was evacuated.
www.dnr.wa.gov /geology/scascade.htm   (1326 words)

 Cascade Falls
Cascade Falls has been a major goal of mine since I started ice climbing a few years ago.
It is supposedly one of the best WI3 routes in Alberta and it's proximity to Banff and small approach make it a popular route.
Our initial plan was to head to Haffner or Heart Creek after Cascade but the lure of the Grizzly Paw was too much to beer/bear.
www.angelfire.com /ex2/summitsandsuch1/cascade.html   (307 words)

 Skiing the Cascade Volcanoes: Snowfall and Snowdepth
The most well-known Cascade snow record is certainly the 1140" snowfall at Mount Baker Ski Area during the 1998-99 season, which is a world record for seasonal snowfall at any measurement site (see this plot of snowfall and snowdepth during that season).
Of particular note is that according to the PRISM model, the maximum precipitation anywhere in the Cascade Range appears to be the 140-180+ inches occurring near Glacier Peak, which surprisingly exceeds that shown on Mounts Baker and Rainier (both noted for their world-record snowfalls).
The cause is clearly due to rain shadowing by the Klamath Mountains located to their southwest, which receive 3-4 times as much precip as this portion of the Cascades despite their somewhat lower summit elevations.
www.skimountaineer.com /CascadeSki/CascadeSnow.html   (7371 words)

 Hypolimnetic Injection - 1994-95
If these results continue to occur on a yearly basis, the city of Cascade will surely suffer, which is why we felt it was time to step in and do something for the reservoir and the town.
Cascade sits at an elevation of approximately 4,000 feet and the mountains around it quickly rise to 9,000 feet.
The mountain creek water that we inject into the reservoir will allow the bacteria to remain living, so the excess phosphate will not be released back into the reservoir, allowing for a clean and oxygenated epilimnion, which will result in high numbers of fish.
www.cascadehs.csd.k12.id.us /advbio/94-95/hypolim.html   (4491 words)

 GORP - Uncompahgre National Forest - Hiking - Cascade Falls Trail (USFS #213)
Cascade Falls Trail is part of an interconnecting system of trails in the basin below the amphitheatre rock formations surrounding the eastern side of the city of Ouray.
The Cascade Trail is a well maintained and easy trail to follow.
The Cascade Falls Trail Provides the hiker many excellent vantage points to view Ouray, Canyon Creek, and the Sneffels Range to the west.
gorp.away.com /gorp/resource/us_national_forest/co/unc_trails/cascade.htm   (339 words)

 The Atlas of Canada - Mountains
A second major mountain system in Canada is located along the north-eastern seaboard from Ellesmere Island down through to the Torngat Mountains of Quebec and Newfoundland and Labrador.
The following list of mountains and other heights was chosen on the basis of giving the highest point, and other representative or unusually well-known high points for generally recognized ranges of mountains or hills.
Where mountains occur on inter-provincial boundaries, they are listed for each province forming part of the boundary.
atlas.gc.ca /sites/english/learningresources/facts/mountains.html   (974 words)

 TransCanadaHighway.com: Canmore to Banff, Alberta
From Canmore to Banff, you are snuggled in the Bow River Valley, wtih mountains on both sides of the highway.
The mountain opposite the Banff Townsite on the Trans-Canada Highway, is on the Northeast side of the Highway.
Delicate mountain marshlands, which are feeding grounds for local moose and deer, are accessible to visitors from the Mount Norquay Road (on the west side of the Trans-Canada) not far the train station.
www.transcanadahighway.com /alberta/Canmore-Banff.htm   (442 words)

 Cascade Mountain - Peakware World Mountain Encyclcopedia
Cascade Mountain is a local Banff mountain and thus a popular scramble objective.
Cascade Mountain was named by James Hector and 1858 after the same cascading waterfall that is so popular to climb.
There are 24 accident reports relating specifically to climbing Cascade Mountain, surprisingly quite a few of them relate to the scrambling route, including fatalities, therefore, caution is advised.
www.peakware.com /peaks.html?pk=1179   (676 words)

 Deposition and Sedimentary Rock Formation
They believe (mistakenly) that the mountains are either volcanic in origin, or that the rocks (like granite) had a molten genesis.
As Alberta continued to be inundated, reefs continued to form.
During most of the Triassic, the western part of the province of Alberta was submerged, while large rivers drained the remainder of the province.
www.mountainnature.com /Geology/Deposition.htm   (3478 words)

 Crater Lake National Park - Student Study Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The volcanoes of the Cascade Range are the visible evidence of what geologists call "plate tectonics." The earth's surface is actually broken up into many huge plates, all floating on top of the earth's molten interior.
As underlying support for the mountain was lost, the walls of the volcano began to collapse inward, creating an enormous basin or "caldera." The mountain that had taken hundreds of thousands of years to build probably collapsed in just a few days.
While snowfall is common in the Cascade Mountains, Crater Lake National Park is one of the snowiest areas in the entire Northwest.
www.nps.gov /crla/student/student2.htm   (834 words)

 Alberta geography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It is located in the province of Alberta and covers 1 E10 m².
The park includes the glaciers of the Columbia Icefield, hot springs, lakes, waterfalls and, of course, mountains.
Some of the parks many photogenic vistas include Mount Edith Cavell, Pyramid Lake with Pyramid Mountain, and Maligne Lake, all considered best photographed at sunrise except for Maligne Lake, which is best in the evening.
read-and-go.hopto.org /Alberta-geography   (182 words)

 Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming - Cascade Canyon - American West Travelogue
The mountain chain rises abruptly and dramatically from an area of prairie and rolling hills.
In the case of Cascade Canyon, it is fair to say "beyond magnificent".
Thus the depth from mountain peak to canyon floor is roughly equivalent to the Grand Canyon of the Colorado.
www.amwest-travel.com /awt_tetons1.html   (838 words)

 Cascade Mountain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
First, it doesn't hurt to have a look at Cascade Mountain from the Banff townsite.
This mountain has been the sight of too many fatalities almost every year, on both the front (townview) and back.
Cascade was first summited in 1887 by Tom Wilson.
www.travelsoftheorangeshirt.com /Cascade.html   (518 words)

 Banff National Park
Although Kicking Horse and Rogers Pass are not as good a railway route, the CPR was built as far south as possible so as not to be cut off by a future railway further south.
Once the railway was built, the area was accessible to mountaineers, and from about 1900 to 1918 a steady stream of expeditions climbed all the major peaks in Banff Park, and pushed north toward Jasper.
A climb and a rescue of an injured climber on Mount Chephren.
bivouac.com /ArxPg.asp?ArxId=2022   (1078 words)

 Banff Trail Running: Cascade Mountain
Cascade Mountain is one of Banff's most spectacular mountains.
It is personally one of my favourite mountains and the run to the top is both demanding and rewarding.
There have been a number of accidents and injuries on this mountain over the years.
running.wikidot.com /cascade-mountain   (717 words)

 Geology of Crater Lake National Park
The volcanoes of the Cascade Range are the visible evidence of what geologists call “plate tectonics.” The earth's surface, seemingly solid, is actually broken up into many huge plates, all floating on top of the Earth's molten interior.
As the underlying support for the mountain was lost, the walls of the volcano began to collapse inward.
The top of a mountain that was built over hundreds of thousands of years “disappeared” in perhaps just a few days.
www.nps.gov /crla/brochures/geology.htm   (960 words)

 CTV.ca | Alberta teen dies in fall at Cascade Mountain
Alberta teen dies in fall at Cascade Mountain
It was the fourth fatal fall in the Rocky Mountains this year.
Since 1990, Cascade Mountain, Mount Rundle and Tunnel Mountain have claimed more than 12 lives in climbing accidents.
ctv.ca /servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1062467108784_70?hub=Canada   (574 words)

 Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado - Sky Pond - American West Travelogue
There are few hikes in the American West, or anywhere else, which allow you to observe two beautiful waterfalls, three alpine lakes, glaciers, colorful fall foliage, and the snowy 13,000 foot peaks of the Continental Divide.
Pond is just beyond the ridge at the west end of this lake but it's all rock hopping from this point onward, making for slow going.
Rocky Mountain National Park is roughly 75 miles northeast of Denver, Colorado.
www.amwest-travel.com /awt_rockymountain2.html   (1356 words)

 .: Cascade Swimming - Calgary, Alberta, Canada :.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Cascade Swim Club is an important part of Canadian Swimming, and a leading force in Alberta.
This is Tracy's 4th season with Cascade and her first year as the Head Olypmic Way Coach.
The 200 individual medley and 400 freestyle are the entry points to the Alberta Age Group Trials (formerly B’s/Regionals) and the foundation events for long-term success in swimming.
www.cascadeswimming.com /home/content.aspx?id=coach&type=content   (690 words)

 Banff Alberta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
We are nestled at the base of picturesque Rundle and Cascade Mountains in Banff National Park, just 4 km from downtown Banff.
Lake in Banff National Park near Lake Louise, Alberta, Moraine Lake Lodge is central to the many outdoor recreation opportunities in Banff...
Banff, Alberta, Canada - Digital Banff is probably the most comprehensive guide to the town of Banff and Banff National Park.
www.freesearchengine.info /banff_alberta.html   (590 words)

 Rocky Mountain National Park Estes Park, Colorado (National Parks)
Located in Rocky Mountain National Park Alberta Falls is a single 25' leap with a long cascade...
Located in Rocky Mountain National Park Bridalveil is one clean, narrow 20' leap splashing from a...
Timberline Falls is located in Rocky Mountain National Park, and is a classical segmented falls,...
www.ohwy.com /co/r/romtnapk.htm   (370 words)

 Banff, Alberta at AllExperts
They include Mount Rundle (2,949 metres), Cascade Mountain (2,998 metres) and Mount Norquay (2,134 metres), with its ski slope and also has mountain biking trails on the Stoney Squaw portion.
A gondola lift is available to ascend Sulphur Mountain (2,281 metres) where a boardwalk beginning from the upper terminal takes visitors to Sanson Peak.
Tunnel Mountain (formerly known as Sleeping Buffalo Mountain) (1,690 metres)lies directly in the townsite and is very popular for quick hikes, reaching the summit in less than half an hour.
en.allexperts.com /e/b/ba/banff,_alberta.htm   (602 words)

 Bankhead - Alberta, Canada Ghost Town
As Anthracite was dying early in the 20th century, a new community in Banff National Park called Bankhead rose two kilometres north further up the Cascade Valley.
From 1904 to 1922, Bankhead - supplying coal for the locomotives of the Canadian Pacific Railway - survived and at one point boasted a population of 1,500, including 300 underground coal mine workers.
After more than seven decades of being a playground to the mountain ghosts, much of Bankhead's ruins have given over to the park's lush vegetation.
www.ghosttowns.com /canada/alberta/bankhead.html   (690 words)

 Mountain Roads   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Riding in between fjords and mountains, the twisty turns of the 'Sea to Sky' highway brings you to the rugged Coast Mountains.
This historic route is now a curving delight that leads you further into the warm interior of British Columbia, where you'll find quiet mountain roads, small lakes, rivers, hotsprings, cozy towns and an abundance of wildlife.
Each night is spent in mountain resorts, cozy log cabins or comfortable hotels that make these tours so unique.
www.gcmc.com /mountain.htm   (211 words)

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