Mt. Hood’s naturally rugged terrain offers skiers some of the best skiing in the Pacific Northwest. Little more than an hour’s drive away, Mt. Hood is the premiere skiing destination for Portlanders. The ski season lasts from November through February and can run longer if the weather dictates. Mt. Hood’s three most popular ski resorts are Mt. Hood Meadows, Timberline Lodge Ski Resort, and Mt. Hood Ski Bowl.
Mount Hood Meadows has one of the longest vertical drops in the country as well as five high-speed express lifts. The Epicenter sports learning center helps guests get the most out of their winter snow activities.
Mt. Hood Meadows
Some of the steepest downhill ski runs can be found at Mt. Hood Ski Bowl which also has the nation’s largest night ski area, snow-tubing hills, and a summer adventure park.
Mt. Hood Ski Bowl
Timberline’s Palmer Snowfield, at 8,500 feet above sea level, offers skiing year-round for those at the intermediate to advanced level. Four high-speed quads, as well as other lifts serving all levels of ability, keep skiers moving to the various ski runs on the mountain. Timberline also offers 71 rooms at the historic and picturesque lodge.
Cascade Ski Club