Mt. Hood Meadows offers distinctive trails, ranging from smooth, slightly graded runs in beginner's area to steep slopes in Heather Canyon. Located on ... More
Mt. Hood Meadows
Mt. Hood Meadows offers distinctive trails, ranging from smooth, slightly graded runs in beginner's area to steep slopes in Heather Canyon. Located on the sunny, wind-protected east side of Mt. Hood, this resort features some of the best snow in the Pacific Northwest. There's 430 inches of snow every year on average. The vertical drop is 2,777 feet and you can ski or ride over 2,150 acres.ActivitiesSnowboarding: A natural terrain park enhanced with four machine shaped parks and two halfpipes. The largest PSIA certified snowboarding school in the Northwest offers lesson packages. The rental center features step-in binding systems in both recreational and sport models.Cross Country Profile: Cross country and snowshoe facility. Fifteen kilometers of groomed trails are power tilled to create molded tracks and skating lanes. Clinics and guided tours along with rentals are available 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday.LodgingDiscount ski packages are offered through participating Hood River lodging properties.Winter RecreationCross country ski trails, snowshoeing trails, night skiing, rentals and guided tours, and snowboard camps.
Mt. Hood Meadows is located on Mt. Hood, about 70 miles from Portland. The address on the Yahoo review page is for the office...located on Sunnyside Road near Clackamas Town Center Shopping Mall - yuck!!!! The closest "town" to Mt. Hood Meadows is Government Camp. GC has a couple of motel accommodations, lots of private condos/homes for rent, and even a dormitory style ski "club". And, or course, there's always Timberline Lodge located about 6 miles UP the mountain from Govy. Hood River is a quaint/cute town located on the Columbia River, maybe 25 miles from Mr. Hood Meadows and it offers lots of accommodations, restaurants, and other services.