Mt. Hood Meadows
Skiing Surrounded by Natural Wonders
Mount Hood Meadows is known for being one of the largest ski resorts in Oregon, with elevations in excess of 7,000 feet. Skiers are certain to get fantastic panoramic views of the Cascades. Mt Hood Meadows has over 80 runs in total! The Hood River area was recently named a “top 10 ski area,” and Meadows is definitely part of the reason this area has been singled out for great recreation.
Located about 24 miles from Whispering Woods Resort, Mount Hood Meadows Ski Resort serves as one of the most exciting and accessible skiing areas in the Pacific Northwest and the State of Oregon. This is why it consistently draws large and enthusiastic crowds.
As a world-class ski resort, you can expect Mount Hood Meadows to have a little something for everyone. This includes skiing and snowboarding lessons for those new to the sport. With over 80 runs available, there is bound to be a run that meets your skill level. Visitors have an option to choose between single day passes, multi-day passes, or ones that are exclusively for the night shift.
For those who are not interested in downhill skiing have the options of cross country skiing or snowshoeing. Both activities are great for those interested in hanging out out in the snow. The Nordic center has lessons as well as rentals for those who are new to cross country skiing, including over 15 km of trails. Try out a new sport, snowshoeing, Mt Hood Meadows provides many options in trails, including hiking by Umbrella Falls.
Mt Hood Meadows has a special night scene called “Meadows After Dark.” During the evening, skiing takes on a different ambiance. About 140 acres of slopes are lit up Wednesday through Sunday nights.
Since the resort is located in the Mount Hood area, visitors can simultaneously hit the slopes while enjoying an ample supply of natural wonders. Mount Hood Meadows provides a fabulous opportunity for the whole family to get some fresh air in one of America’s most scenic and accessible ski resorts.
Are you visiting the Mt Hood area during the summer months? Well, Mt Hood Meadows has some fun August activities planned during the month. Examples include an afternoon painting event; an Uphill Challenge; Sunday Acoustic Concert Series; and the scenic chair lift, to name a few events.
For more information, visit the Mt. Hood Meadows website.