HECK’S - a.k.a. “Hex” - a six sided shape with equidistant lengths, relatively concentric with a center point.
That’s the definition. Here’s the history....
The hexagonal room that houses Heck's is a replication of a room in one of our country’s national monuments, The Timberline Lodge… located at the base of Mt. Hood, Oregon.
We visited the Timberline Lodge in 1999, about the same time we contracted to purchase the Ranch. Taken by the sheer expanse and natural beauty of the hex room at Timberline, we felt there were few buildings that built today with that type of grand and inspiring craftsmanship. After that visit, including a hexagonal room as a centerpiece became the focus in planning the Lodge here at Devil’s Thumb Ranch. Continued