Established in 1968 the American ski resort Mount Hood Meadows lies at 1379 metres altitude in the Oregon region of the American Cascades. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2225m the area is not snow sure. Over 0 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 0km of trails, which equates to around 0 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Mount Hood Meadows is Portland at a distance of 108km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Their season runs from November to April.
The largest resort on Mount Hood (and on the sunny side!!), currently undergoing a period of expansion with recent new lifts and facilities. The ski school is particularly strong at all levels with a learn to ski guarantee.
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View our detailed Mount Hood Meadows snow forecast or snow report and see all live webcams, piste maps, road and travel maps and lift pass prices. For a picture of historic snow conditions see the snow depths month by month with our Mount Hood Meadows snow history.
|Value for money|
|Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)||$? - $?|
|Resort Opens||Nov 2020|
|Resort Closes||Apr 2021|
|( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)|
|total length of Mount Hood Meadows trails|
|Longest Lift-Served Run||5.2km|
|longest piste or trail reachable by lift|
|direction Mount Hood Meadows area faces|
|top station of highest lift|
|bottom of lowest run|
|centre of Mount Hood Meadows ski resort|
|total descent from top lift to bottom piste|
|Skiable Vertical||^v 846m|
|can include extra hike up above top lift|
The mountain has ?% beginner runs or nursery slopes, ?% intermediate, ?% advanced slopes and ?% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km Heather Canyon run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Mount Hood Meadows after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Rating for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Rating for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Off-Slope activities include:
Rating for apres ski gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
The American resort is also known as and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various Mount Hood Meadows slopes face can make or break your ski holiday. To guarantee good snow conditions, choose a resort with piste which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February pick a resort with sunny south facing slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a resort with cool and shady north facing trails will ensure you're not riding on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best destinations have areas which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating conditions whatever the weather. Mount Hood Meadows has slopes facing W.
Rating for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Mount Hood Meadows ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons
The official ski/board school is called Frank Jacobson Ski School and has ? teachers teaching in English and taking students from a minimum age of 4.? www.skihood.com/ 3372222
Mount Hood Meadows for beginners gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Mount Hood Meadows for intermediates gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Mount Hood Meadows for expert skiers gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Mount Hood Meadows for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Mount Hood Meadows snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports
Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Mount Hood Meadows: 70km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y
Easy XC Ski Trails: 70km Intermediate XC Trails: 0km Difficult XC Trails: 0km
Telemark Tuittion: N Telemark Rental 0 Paragliding schools: 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km
Mount Hood Meadows snow fun - off slope winter activities
Outdoor Ice Rink: 0 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0
Prepared Winter Walks: 0 Snowshoeing: Hang Gliding : 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km Paragliding schools: 0
Mount Hood Meadows non skiing facilities also include Snowcat Skiing, (Other Facilities Nearby).