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The Cascade Mountain Range is a major mountain range of western North America, extending from southern British Columbia through Washington and Oregon to Northern California.
Here is a look at Cascade Today
Mount Rainier is the highest point of the range.
The highest volcanoes of the Cascades, known as the High Cascades, dominate their surroundings, often standing twice the height of the nearby mountains. They often have a visual height (height above nearby crest-lines) of 1 mi (1.6 km) or more. The highest peaks, such as the 14,411 ft (4,392 m) high Mount Rainier, dominate their surroundings for 50 to 100 mi (80 to 160 km).


After getting around Mutton Mountain, the trail to Noble Knob reaches a high point with nice views. This photo is looking north or northeast, down into the Lost Creek valley. The near mountain on the far left side is part of Noble Knob. Mutton Mountain is off the right edge of the photo. In the distance is the Cascades