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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's Mt. Hood a great place to hike , ski, board etc.. There is something to do all year round. The Mountain Is beautiful whether your simply looking at it from a far or picking berries in the summer....  more »
  • Love the skiing at Timberline! Highly recommend the snowcat trip up Palmer Express if you're an experienced skier - fantastic, fast ski down to Magic Mile and to the lodge from there. Ski school staff...  more »
  • I hiked 20 miles around and on mount hood. It is peaceful and serene and a great place to reflect. The drive to the base of the mountain is incredible and picturesque.