Mt. Hood Ski Bowl, 1-800-SKIBOWL, www.skibowl.com
Skibowl is America’s largest night-ski area with over 34 lighted runs, featuring 90 acres with 1,500-foot vertical drop and is a favorite with skiers and snowboarders. On Telemark Tuesdays, check out the latest demos.
Summit Ski Area, 503-272-0256, www.summitskiarea.com
Established in 1926, this is the oldest ski area in the Pacific Northwest and the first one on Mt. Hood . Family friendly area. It is a great place to learn to ski or snowboard.
Timberline Ski Area, 1-800-547-1406 or 503-222-2211, www.timberlinelodge.com
Located at the 6,000-foot level on Mt. Hood, Timberline offers year round skiing and snowboarding on more than 1,000 acres of ski runs and terrain parks.
Mt. Hood Meadows, 1-800-SKIHOOD, www.skihood.com
With an annual snowfall of 430 inches and five high-speed quads, Mt. Hood Meadows offers the most varied, diverse and exciting runs on Mt. Hood.
Cooper Spur Ski Resort, 541-352-6692, www.cooperspur.com
Located on the north side of Mt. Hood, Cooper Spur specializes in affordable winter fun for the whole family. It offers 10 ski runs and a tubing center.
Timberline, Ski Bowl and Mt Hood Meadows have extensive terrain parks challenging both snowboarders and skiers.
All of the ski areas offer downhill and snowboarding lessons and equipment rentals.
Downhill Ski and Snowboard rentals are also available at:
Mountain Tracks Ski and Snowboard Shop, 503-272-3380, www.mtntracks.com and
Valians Ski Shop 503-272-3525, www.valiansskishop.com
both centrally located in Government Camp.
Telemark lessons are available at Mt Hood Meadows, Ski Bowl and through Wyeast Nordic Ski School , 503-622- 4841, www.wyeastnordic.com
Telemark rentals are available at Mountain Tracks Ski and Snowboard Shop, 503-272-3380,www.mtntracks.com in Government Camp , and at Timberline and Mt Hood Meadows Ski Areas.
For the experienced adventurer, there are unlimited backcountry options near Government Camp and on the upper mountain.