MT HOOD

 

About Mt. Hood

As Oregon’s grandest peak, Mt. Hood is home to three incredible and diverse ski resorts. Timberline Lodge and Ski Area is the only ski-in, ski-out lodge in the state, Mt. Hood Skibowl has the largest night skiing terrain in the United States and Mt. Hood Meadows offers more than 2,150 acres of skiing.

Conveniently located 90 minutes from Portland International Airport, on Mt. Hood you can ski with locals, enjoy a beer at a craft brewery, spend the night in a mountain resort, follow snowshoe trails through old growth forests and experience what makes Oregon a truly special place.

Mt. Hood Meadows
Mt. Hood Meadows covers 2,150 skiable acres and offers some of the most spectacular skiing and snowboarding in the Pacific Northwest. The wide-open terrain of the Cascade Express Lift offers incredible panoramic views half-way across Oregon. Meadows is a big mountain experience, with plenty of acreage to keep you busy for days, and enough character that you will remember your time on these trails.

Season December to April
Average Snowfall 10.9 m
Elevation 9,000 ft/ 2,743 m
Vertical Drop 2,777 ft/846 m
Ski Area 2,150 acres
Terrain Parks Yes
Ski Lifts 11
Terrain 25% beginner, 50% intermediate, 25% advanced
Night Skiing Yes

Mt. Hood Skibowl

When the snow begins falling on Mt. Hood, skiers and snowboarders eagerly await news of opening day at Skibowl. In addition to having the most black diamond runs in the state of Oregon, Skibowl features 34 fully lit runs making it the largest night ski area in the United States. As the closest ski resort to Portland, Skibowl is also home to the Snow Tube and Adventure Park, making it a favorite among families and groups.

Season December to April
Average Snowfall 7.6 m
Elevation 5,100 ft/ 1,554 m
Vertical Drop 1,500 ft/ 457 m
Ski Area 960 acres 
Terrain Parks Yes
Ski Lifts 4
Terrain Beginner: 20%  Intermediate: 20%  Expert: 60%
Night Skiing Yes

Timberline Lodge & Ski Area

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. Timberline maintains multiple terrain parks throughout the year with enough jibs, jumps and pipes to keep even the hardest of the hardcore happy. Timberline also has North America’s longest ski season with four-season skiing at Timberline Lodge on the Palmer Snowfield.

Season Four-season
Average Snowfall 500 inches/ 12.7 m
Elevation 8,540 ft/ 2,603 m
Vertical Drop 3,690 ft/ 1,125 m
Ski Area 1,415 acres 
Terrain Parks Yes
Ski Lifts 7
Terrain Beginner: 25%  Intermediate: 50%  Advanced: 25%
Night Skiing Yes

 

Accommodation

The Resort at the Mountain
Wonderfully secluded, yet easily reachable, The Resort at the Mountain has everything necessary for an unforgettable mountain getaway. Rich woods and warm, welcoming colors accent The Resort’s upscale lodge-like atmosphere and guests enjoy boundless amenities including a sparkling outdoor pool heated to perfection during the winter, a full-service spa combining natural elements found in mountain flora and the best 27 holes of golf in Mt. Hood Territory. The Resort is located in Welches, which is just 15 minutes from the Mt. Hood ski areas.

Timberline Lodge
Constructed in 1937, Timberline Lodge stands on the south slope of Mt. Hood at an elevation of 6,000 feet (1,829 meters) and is the only ski-in, ski-out lodge in Oregon. This beautiful National Historic Landmark is still being used for its original intent – a magnificent ski lodge and mountain retreat for everyone to enjoy. Each Timberline Lodge room has a unique rustic elegance, yet a modern and comfortable feel. Amazing views, beautiful surroundings, first-class cuisine and a full menu of amenities attract visitors from all over the world.

Mt. Hood Ski Packages

To learn more about Mt Hood request a quote below or call to chat to one of our knowledgeable consultants. We can help your plan and tailor a Big Sky ski holiday package to suit your budget and preferences. From flights to transfers and lift tickets, we've got you covered.

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How to get there

Fly

The closest airport to Mt Hood is Portland International Airport (PDX). There are no direct flights from Australia to Portland, the best route is via Los Angeles (LAX) or San Francisco (SFO). The flight time is approximately 13 hours from Australia to LAX/SFO and then 1hr 45min from LAX to Portland.

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Drive

The drive from Portland International Airport is approximately 90 minutes. car hire is available at the airport.

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