MT. MCLOUGHLIN, Ore. — Mt. McLoughlin is one of the most prominent landmarks in Southern Oregon. At nearly ten thousand feet in elevation, it’s white capped peak has been a guidepost to travelers for more than 150 years.
Mt. McLoughlin is a pilgrimage point for those seeking a new view of Southern Oregon. In this Oregon Trails, NewsWatch 12’s Ron Brown takes a look at the lore of the mountain and a rarely seen book that chronicles its earliest Anglo visitors.