Alpine Skiing & Snowboarding

Mt. Hood Ski Bowl, 1-800-SKIBOWL,
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,
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,
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,
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,
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 centrally located in Government Camp are available at:

Mt. Hood Outfitters 503-715-2175,

Valians Ski Shop


Telemark lessons are available at Mt Hood Meadows, Ski Bowl and through Wy’east Nordic Ski School , 503-622- 4841,

Telemark rentals are available 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.