Scene and Heard

A mountain of goodwill helps restore faith in fellow humans

Michael Dunne, on Mt. Hood's summit.

Michael Dunne in Oregon Health and Science University Hospital in Portland after his fall down Mt. Hood.

There’s an adage in mountaineering which states that after you reach the summit, the hard part really begins.

On May 24th, at around 7 a.m., I fulfilled a bit of a bucket list item by reaching the top of Oregon – the 11,239-foot summit of Mt. Hood.

The view from the summit was breathtaking, and I was excited that I . . .