Summit Ski Area, Government Camp

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Summit Ski Area is a small ski park located on Mount Hood, alongside the Mount Hood Highway (U.S. Route 26) in Government Camp, Oregon. Built in 1927, it is the oldest ski area in the Pacific Northwest. In addition to downhill skiing and snowboarding, Summit also offers snow tubing and Nordic trails. The resort has a chairlift called "Homestead Lift" and a rope tow.
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  • Awesome choices from here for noric skiing and snowshoeing. The paths are very clearly marked and trails are easy to follow. If you go on the national park site there are also trail maps for the whole...  more »
  • This place was tons of fun even at the end of season. The staff was so helpful explaining all the snow parks and how they worked, helping us determine the best thing to do during our stay. It was a gr...  more »
  • We have been skiing here with out family for 2 years (kids age 9, 8, and 5) now and we all love it!!! Uncrowded. Very friendly and helpful staff, good food at reasonable prices at the grill, tasty hot...  more »
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  • Everything you could want for a place to learn - a slice of heaven for me and my six year old. If you’re looking for the Vail / Aspen experience you’re in the wrong place. If you’re looking for an old school ski lodge and a fun simple hill full of laughter and families...you’re in luck, and your walker is too. Good terrain variation that has helped my kid develop. For $35 we both ski. Awesome. Be sure to hit Mt Hood Brewing on the way down for great food and drinks.
  • It's cozy. Sip your coffee/cocoa/tea between skiing or tubing. There is a grill with basic eats. The restrooms are located in another building, a short walk along the parking lot. It is a little old, a little musty.
  • Great place for the kiddos to learn how to ski. They have instructors that are very helpful. One so I lift so be prepared for a slow ride up bit it's perfect for kids or people who are trying to learn.
  • Got the chance to work here this winter. Love the owners and the history of the place. Staffing could use a little work but overall a fun place to bring the kids and learn to ski or snowboard.
  • This place is awesome to learn to ski or snowboard. It is cheap, the staff is very friendly, and it always have parking available. It is a small place so not good for experienced skiers, they would get bored very fast, but for beginners or people who is ready to try skiing or snowboarding it is ideal. Their renting gear is very old and not in the best conditions.
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