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Strange "boom" on Mount Hood. Any ideas?

Postby Jarpup » Thu Dec 19, 2013 3:15 pm

Wondering if anyone can help solve a bit of mystery/curiosity from my recent climb on Mount Hood. Maybe someone out there has had a similar experience and can shed some light on it.
I was ascending just below Devil's Kitchen at about 4am. The sky was crystal clear in every direction and the snow was very firm. From somewhere to my left (West, toward Illumination Rock) I heard a single loud, deep BOOM. (It actually reminded me of a heavy artillery impact from my army days). It's hard to tell how far away it was, but it sounded like it came from beyond Illumination Rock. There was no flash and nothing else that I could hear (like a landslide or rock fall). Just that loud boom.
My first thought was explosive avalanche control, but a) I don't know if they even do that on Hood and b) the conditions didn't seem to warrant that, much less in the middle of the night. Then I thought rock fall, but damn.. if it was, it had to be a HUGE boulder free falling a long way. But then there was no subsequent noise, so that made me question that theory.
So yeah, just curious if anyone has any ideas other than "you were hypoxic/sleep walking/drunk and hearing things." :-)
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Re: Strange "boom" on Mount Hood. Any ideas?

Postby Scott » Thu Dec 19, 2013 4:22 pm

What day was it? Was this the October ascent?

One place to start might be the seismic reports. For example, last Thursday, there was a 1.0 earthquake recorded just west of Mount Hood, but the report says it was probably an explosion (presumably man made). In this example, if the blast was big enough to register on the seismic report, it would definitely have been audible from the slopes Mt Hood.
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Re: Strange "boom" on Mount Hood. Any ideas?

Postby Michael Graupe » Thu Dec 19, 2013 7:15 pm

Supersonic boom from a military jet? Just guessing here.
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Re: Strange "boom" on Mount Hood. Any ideas?

Postby Ben Beckerich » Thu Dec 19, 2013 8:41 pm

Could have been a number of things. The two most likely, from my experience on Hood, would be a chunk of the mountain falling off or sonic boom from a jet- I've heard some pretty serious BOOMS from both, on le montagne.

August two years ago, I was on the summit when a chunk of rock about the size of a city bus fell off the NW face, down to the Eliot below. It was so boomy and echoed so hard I felt like it should have been audible for 100 miles (probably more like 2)
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Re: Strange "boom" on Mount Hood. Any ideas?

Postby Jarpup » Sat Dec 21, 2013 4:04 pm

I'll have to check the USGS website, Scott. It did sound like one I heard in San Francisco once; just a single bang. I thought about a sonic boom, but I never heard any sort of echo or reverberations, but that's possible too.
Wow--that is a big rock fall, Ben. Can't even imagine what that sounded/looked like (especially if you were lower on the mountain and saw a city bus falling).
I'll probably never know for sure what it was but it was a little spooky to hear something that loud up there.
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Re: Strange "boom" on Mount Hood. Any ideas?

Postby Wastral » Sat Dec 21, 2013 5:02 pm

Its called glaciers moving my friend. They are noisy beasts.
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Re: Strange "boom" on Mount Hood. Any ideas?

Postby ExcitableBoy » Mon Dec 23, 2013 2:26 am

This reminded me of when I was climbing ropeless high on Mt Baker's Coleman Headwall and I heard a very loud 'boom'. I planted my tools expecting to be swept off the face by a calving serac. Instead, a military jet flew right overhead. Scared the bejezzus out of me.
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Re: Strange "boom" on Mount Hood. Any ideas?

Postby jesu, joy of man's desiring » Mon Dec 23, 2013 9:31 pm

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forget sonic booms and geologic forces!...there may be other equally plausible causes for that booming noise, such as the Lemurians or even the infamous "skrulls"...why have a closed mind?

(I always get Hood and Shasta mixed up, never been to either.)



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"The concept of reptilian beings on Earth is a surprisingly widespread conspiracy theory, in which the US government and major public companies are complicit in a vast worldwide network of underground bases housing a large population of humanoid reptilian creatures called Reptoids. They speak English and are involved in every major government and corporate decision. They are variously said to either disguise themselves or actually shape-shift into humans, where they have public lives in positions of national importance. Some say the Reptoids are of extraterrestrial origin, and some say they are native to Earth, having developed intelligence before the primates, and have been secretly running things all along.

I first heard of reptilians when planning a trip to Mt. Shasta as a youth. Shasta is one of our fourteeners here in California. As I discovered, it's also something of a sacred hotbed for a whole range of New Age traditions. It not only has a lot of Native American spiritual history, it also figures prominently for any number of modern pagan religions. Shasta is said to be full of secret caverns, jewel encrusted tunnels, and whole subterranean civilizations peopled with all sorts of exotic races. Most notably, it's the home of the Lemurians, an ancient race whose original continent called Mu sank and now make their home inside the mountain, in the great five-level city of Telos.

Lemurians, who are tall, white-cloaked beings speaking English but with a British accent, employ invisible four-foot-tall beings called Guardians to protect their city. Bigfoots are also said to populate Shasta. Among all this exotic company, Reptoids would hardly be noticed. The story goes that Reptoids use Mt. Shasta as one of the numerous entrances to their huge underground network of bases.Reptoids are said to serve at least one very useful purpose: They are sworn enemies of the gray aliens, and may well serve to be humanity's last line of defense against this threat.

Among the gray aliens' holdings provided them by the US government is a large underground base at Dulce, New Mexico. Some 18,000 grays are said to reside on level 5 of the base, and they perform terrible genetic experiments on humans on levels 6 and 7. Reptilian beings have been caught trying to acquire information about the Dulce base.The most outspoken proponent of the conspiracy theory that reptilian beings in disguise are actually running our planet is David Ickes, whose book "The Biggest Secret" reveals information like this.

Then there are the experiences of Cathy O'Brien, the mind controlled slave of the United States government for more than 25 years... She was sexually abused as a child and as an adult by a stream of famous people named in her book. Among them were the US Presidents, Gerald Ford, Bill Clinton and, most appallingly, George Bush, a major player in the Brotherhood, as my books and others have long exposed. It was Bush, a pedophile and serial killer, who regularly abused and raped Cathy's daughter, Kelly O'Brien, as a toddler before her mother's courageous exposure of these staggering events forced the authorities to remove Kelly from the mind control programme known as Project Monarch.This is a fair sample of most of Ickes' evidence that reptilian beings have taken over our government."




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Re: Strange "boom" on Mount Hood. Any ideas?

Postby Matt Lemke » Mon Dec 23, 2013 11:08 pm

^^^ that is the dumbest thing I have ever heard lol
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Re: Strange "boom" on Mount Hood. Any ideas?

Postby mconnell » Tue Dec 24, 2013 8:31 pm

Matt Lemke wrote:^^^ that is the dumbest thing I have ever heard lol


I knew it! You are one of them. Calling it dumb is just an attempt to hide the truth.
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Re: Strange "boom" on Mount Hood. Any ideas?

Postby lcarreau » Tue Dec 24, 2013 9:17 pm

^^^^^^^^^^^^^


YEAH ... he was HOOD-WINKED by Lemurians --- :shock:


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Re: Strange "boom" on Mount Hood. Any ideas?

Postby Matt Lemke » Tue Dec 24, 2013 11:48 pm

mconnell wrote:
Matt Lemke wrote:^^^ that is the dumbest thing I have ever heard lol


I knew it! You are one of them. Calling it dumb is just an attempt to hide the truth.


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Re: Strange "boom" on Mount Hood. Any ideas?

Postby jesu, joy of man's desiring » Wed Dec 25, 2013 9:29 pm

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in 1945, it's been said, the Nazi elite re-grouped deep in "hollow earth"...most folks are un-aware that Earth may indeed be an empty sphere, no mantle or core--this seems to defy conventional physics

...Now the Nazis prepare to emerge and establish the 4th Reich, a massive counter-assault with their subterranean allies, the highly-evolved "Reptoids"

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Re: Strange "boom" on Mount Hood. Any ideas?

Postby Jarpup » Thu Dec 26, 2013 5:15 pm

I'm going with the subterranean-hordes-of-Nazis theory. At least that would explain the artillery. Lemurians usually throw fairy dust, in my considerable experience. They can't hood wink me. Too smart
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