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Mount Hood, Hood River

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Mount Hood Meadows is one of the largest ski resorts in the U.S. state of Oregon and the largest ski resort near Mount Hood. It is located about 67 miles (108 km) east of Portland, and 35 miles (56 km) from Hood River along Oregon Route 35. It has both Alpine and Nordic ski areas and offers night skiing, lessons and equipment rentals. There are no overnight accommodations at Mount Hood Meadows itself, but a number of hotels and motels nearby offer shuttle services to the resort.Alpine terrainChairliftsTrails 87 trails 2150acres skiable 15% green (beginner) 50% blue (intermediate) 20% black diamond (advanced) 15% double-black diamond (expert)Elevation Lowest point: 4523ft Main lodge: 5366ft Highest point : 7300ft Highest point : 9000ftNordic terrainTrails 9miHistoryIn 1964, Mount Hood National Forest announced that a feasibility study was underway for a new ski area on the east side of Mount Hood. A group of Hood River businessmen, incorporated as Hood River Meadows, Inc., had raised $3,500 to finance the study. The group included Jack L. Baldwin of Cooper Spur Ski Area, L. R. Steeves, Dr. J. Allan Henderson, and Roland B. Leavens, among others.
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  • It was expected to be pretty sunny weekend and decided to spend the weekend at Mount Hood. The drive was great from Portland and we landed in thick blanket of snow on the ground( expected that way). G...  more »
  • If you haven't made your way up this mountain, by all means take the time. The Lodge, built in the 30's by the CCC is a wonder of craftsmanship nestled warmly in the breathtaking beauty of nature all ...  more »
  • What's there not to love about the natural beauty of Mt Hood and the Columbia Gorge!!!! Stunning!!!!!!!!!!!  more »