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Mount Hood Meadows, USA

Mount Hood Meadows ski holidays

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.

SNO-man says

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.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
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?%  Intermediate Trails
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Advanced Trails
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?%  Expert Trails
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Resort and Holiday Stats

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.

Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day) $? - $?
Traditional Ski Village / Purpose Built Ski Resort
Resort OpensNov 2021
Resort ClosesApr 2022
( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs ?km
total length of Mount Hood Meadows trails
Longest Lift-Served Run 5.2km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation W
direction Mount Hood Meadows area faces
Top Altitude 2225m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude 1379m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude 1379m
centre of Mount Hood Meadows ski resort
Vertical Drop 846m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical ^v 846m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Snow Report

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Web Cam

Mount Hood Meadows web cams
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Skiing in Mount Hood Meadows

87 pistes and trails means approximately ?km of runs. 13 Mount Hood Meadows lifts have capacity to transport 14400 per hour. The longest run in the American ski resort is over 5.2km. Visit summer or winter as there is glacier skiing in Mount Hood Meadows.

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    

Snowboarding in Mount Hood Meadows

Of the 13 ski lifts, 3 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Mount Hood Meadows is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 3 terrain parks and 2 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.

Rating for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Mount Hood Meadows Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

6 apres ski bars 6 restaurants 0 bowling 0 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 0 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Snowcat Skiing, (Other Facilities Nearby).

Rating for apres ski gets 2 stars out of 5 overall    

"Mount Hood Meadows" by any other name

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    

Main Ski School in Mount Hood Meadows

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    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Mount Hood Meadows

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

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Mount Hood Meadows

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).

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