Tumalo Mountain

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Tumalo Mountain
Mt. Bachelor from Tumalo Mtn.jpg
Mount Bachelor from the summit of Tumalo Mountain
Elevation 7,779 ft (2,371 m) NAVD 88[1]
Location
Location Deschutes County, Oregon, U.S.
Range Cascades
Coordinates 44°00′19.3″N 121°38′33.6″W / 44.005361°N 121.642667°W / 44.005361; -121.642667Coordinates: 44°00′19.3″N 121°38′33.6″W / 44.005361°N 121.642667°W / 44.005361; -121.642667[1]
Topo map USGS Broken Top
Geology
Type Shield volcano
Climbing
Easiest route trail

Tumalo Mountain is a shield volcano in the Cascade Range of central Oregon, located just northeast of Mount Bachelor across the Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway. Ice Age glaciers carved a large cirque into the northeast flank of the mountain, producing a bowl which is popular with local backcountry skiers. A United States Forest Service fire lookout tower was built on the summit in the 1930s, but abandoned in the 1970s and subsequently removed. A trail to the summit ascends the southwest flank of the volcano.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Tumalo Mt". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved 2008-11-18. 

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