Mt. Hood and Columbia River Gorge Blog - Snowboading

HAVE THE MOUNTAIN TO YOURSELF AND TRAVEL MID-WEEK TO MT. HOOD
02/07/2019 | Mt Hood Territory, Mt. Hood, Skiing, Snowboading
Being one of the best mountains in the Pacific Northwest also means more and more people want to visit Mt. Hood each winter. Which is great! For those looking for the best experience though -- meaning less traffic, easier parking, shorter lift lines and more wide-open terrain -- we recommend hitting the slopes mid-week. It’s also more affordable this season with plenty of mid-week ski and lodging deals in Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory.Timberline Lodge & Ski Area boasts the Pacific Northwest’s largest vertical terrain with 3,690 vertical feet (1,125 meters) and some of the state’s most scenic skiing. The lodge is a National Historic Landmark and is the only ski-in/ski-out lodge in Oregon. Experience it for yourself from now until...  Read More
WINTER ADVENTURES IN OREGONS MT. HOOD TERRITORY
01/10/2019 | Brightwood, Government Camp, Hood River, Lodging, Mt Hood Territory, Mt. Hood, Rhododendron, Skiing, Snowboading, Villages of Mt. Hood, Welches, Wemme, Zigzag
January 29 is National Plan for Vacation Day which encourages everyone to plan vacation days for the rest of the year. And what better place to plan a trip than Mt. Hood?Home to some of Oregon’s most incredible winter activities, Mt. Hood is the perfect destination for a wintertime vacation. What’s New This Season?Mt. Hood Skibowl, the largest night ski area in America, expanded their night ski terrain with two new lit runs. Now offering 36 lit runs, visitors can ski from the top of Upper Bowl all the way to the bottom of the hill for the first time.Skibowl also increased their snowmaking ability this season with a new system that can make snow even when temperatures are above freezing....  Read More
WINTER OUTINGS AND WHERE TO WARM-UP AFTERWARDS
11/08/2018 | Government Camp, Hood River, Mt Hood Territory, Recreation, Skiing, Snowboading, The Hood River Chamber Of Commerce, Transportation
With the first snowfall making an appearance on Mt. Hood, it’s time to get the gears turning on planning your winter adventures. When dreaming up your next visit to Mt. Hood, consider Hood River as a base camp for all of your winter outings. Mt. Hood Meadows, one of Mt. Hood’s three ski resorts, is only 40 minutes away from downtown Hood River and offers up great mid-week deals. Or, if you’re up for trying something other than skiing or snowboarding, there’s a plethora of other activities to check out in and around the area.Snow FunMt. Hood Territory has more to offer than great terrain for skiers and snowboarders. There are amazing cross country skiing and snowshoeing trails as well...  Read More
TOP 5 WINTER EVENTS AT MT. HOOD SKIBOWL
01/05/2017 | Event, Government Camp, Mt Hood Territory, Skiing, Snowboading
You'll never have more fun skiing than you will with the folks at Mt. Hood Skibowl. They take winter sports to the next level by adding costumes, music, and discounts. Here is a list of our Top 5 favorite winter events happening at Skibowl this year: 80s Night - Unpack your neon, dust off your leg warmers, and crimp your hair. We are headed back to the 80s up on the mountain on February 17, 2017. You will rock out to rad 80s jams as you shred the slopes all night long. Show up in your sweetest 80s gear to receive a discount on ski and cosmic tubing passes. Ladies Night - There are so many things to love...  Read More
WINTER HAS ARRIVED ON MT. HOOD
12/01/2016 | Government Camp, Mt Hood Territory, Skiing, Snowboading
The snow has arrived and on Mt. Hood are officially open. With the new season comes exciting new updates for visitors to enjoy.Mt. Hood Skibowls Winter Snow Tube and Adventure Park just got bigger! A newly added tube conveyor belt means double the fun and half the lines for both day and Cosmic Tubing. Not only that, Cosmic Tubing will now be open an extra day each weekend. Slide the lanes under the neon lights to rocking music three nights a week, from Friday to Sunday. Not sure you can trust your weather app New webcams are in place around Timberline Lodge and Ski Area so guests can access real-time weather conditions and decide whether or not they...  Read More
SUMMER SNOW
07/08/2016 | Mt Hood Territory, Mt. Hood, Recreation, Skiing, Snowboading
This weekend skiers and snowboarders of Mt Hood are sure to be happy. The forecast calls for snow! Enjoy some fresh powder up at Timberline, the only spot you can ski all year round!It is July right asks the National Weather Service forecast office in Medford, Ore., which then advises: Get ready for a significant change . . . Snow levels will drop down to 6000 ft. Saturday night and 1-3 inches will be possible in the high Cascades above 6000 ft., including Crater Lake Rim.The fresh snow is sure to delight summer skiers on Mount Hood, where skiing is possible year-round. Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood is still open daily and theyll be having themselves a nice mini...  Read More
SNOW PLAY A NEW WAY
06/22/2016 | Mt Hood Territory, Recreation, Skiing, Snowboading
Standing tall at 11,250 feet, Mt Hood is a beautiful sight to behold... and even more fun to play in. For skiers, Mt. Hood offers 4 ski resorts including the longest ski season in North America. For those looking for a new way to adventure on the mountain, we recommend snowshoeing, cosmic tubing, or backcountry skiing. Snowshoeing: Many of your favorite spring and summer trails in the Mt. Hood National Forest lend perfectly to winter wonderland snowshoeing journeys. Check the Forest Service's list of ideas on where to trek and what to pack. Not ready to venture out on your own? Book a guide from Mt. Hood Adventure to follow trails deep into the forest to discover snow covered old growth trees and...  Read More
WEST COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE
WATERFALLS
One of the most iconic places in the Pacific North West, the Columbia River Gorge offers unparalleled waterfall scenery and canyon views. Visit the West Columbia Gorge area to stand at the base of waterfalls, boat on the mighty Columbia River, or to stand atop vistas and take in the view. READ MORE
THE DALLES
SUNSHINE
Boasting 300 days of sunshine a year, The Dalles is a place full of recreation, culture, and history. A historic Native American trading area, this city has been a center of commerce for over 10,000 years. A paradise for history buffs, cyclists, and wine aficionados, The Dalles is for all to enjoy. READ MORE
MT. HOOD TERRITORY
EXPLORATION
The only mountain offering summer skiing in North America, Mt. Hood and the surrounding territory never gets old. If you’re not a skier, put on your hiking boots, grab a fishing pole, or load up your kayak to explore the trails, lakes, and rivers, found throughout the area. READ MORE
HOOD RIVER
WATERSPORTS
Offering world-class kiteboarding and windsurfing, Hood River is where outdoor enthusiasts and adventure-seekers are drawn to. Close to the mountain, along the river, and nestled against superb farmland, visit this town for amazing restaurants, fresh produce, and an unrivaled watersport scene. READ MORE
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