Articles by Asit Rathod

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I’m going to Mt. Hood, want to get to the top of the mountain and want a large variety of ski terrain. Which resort should I visit?

Good day Mitchell! Thanks for the question. The resort that would most suit you is Mount Hood Meadows. It has everything you are looking for and has the most expert terrain along with the most varied terrain. When it is clear, the upper lift is all…

December 8th, 2012- Post Your Answer
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Waiting for Winter

November 28th, 2012

The smell of wood burning during the crisp Oregon evenings is always the first sign fall has come. The days slowly get…

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When does ski season on Mt Hood usually start? -Jon

Ski season on Mount Hood can open as early as Halloween but the Thanksgiving weekend is generally the target date for…

October 29th, 2012- Post Your Answer
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Planning a trip to Portland in late March. What is the closest snow ski area that most likely will be open?

The closest skiing to Portland is on Mount Hood, approx 1-1:30 east of Portland. Spring skiing is some the best during…

September 10th, 2012- Post Your Answer
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Can you ski at Mt. Hood in the summer?

The summer skiing on Mount Hood rocks! We were just up skiing on Hood yesterday and it was an amazing day. When are you…

July 26th, 2012- Post Your Answer
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Best snowshoeing in Central Oregon? We need to work off the big ol’ dinner we’re gonna eat at Cowboy Dinner Tree over New Years.

There are some amazing trails in Central Oregon Two questions: 1. Where in Central Oregon will you be staying? 2. Over…

February 3rd, 2012- Post Your Answer
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You can help me? I’m interested in Snowboard camps in Oregon.

There a few world famous snowboard camps and resorts here in Oregon. Mt. Hood Meadows has some great snowboard camps,…

February 3rd, 2012- Post Your Answer
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Best snowshoeing in Central Oregon? We need to work off the big ol’ dinner we’re gonna eat at Cowboy Dinner Tree over New Year’s.

Hey hey Lady Andrea! There are some amazing trails in Central Oregon Two questions: 1. Where in Central Oregon will you…

January 10th, 2012- Post Your Answer
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The Gnome that Climbed Mt. Hood (Part Two)

August 5th, 2009

We sent our intrepid blogger Asit out to complete the Oregon 150 Challenge. He took our challenge, and brought Mookie…

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The Gnome that Climbed Mt. Hood (Part One)

June 12th, 2009

We sent our intrepid blogger Asit out to complete the Oregon 150 Challenge. He took our challenge, and brought Mookie…

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About Author Asit Rathod

Asit Rathod was born in Portland, Oregon and started skiing x-country at the age of five on Oregon's very own Mount Hood. Asit lived and skied between Chamonix, France for five seasons and Las Lenas, Argentina for four summers. He has more than 140 ski descents from the 11,239ft summit of Mount Hood, is an Ambassador for Mount Hood Meadows and contributor to 50 Classic Ski Descents of North America. Asit is a suit and tie by day but big mountain skier at heart.

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