An Oregon Wintercation
Oregon’s 13 ski areas offer a huge range of skiing, snowboarding and other snow sports fun — from bombing the black diamond to chilling on the bunny hill. From destination resorts and luxurious lodges to community ski hills, here’s a peek into a few of Oregon’s favorite snowy slopes.
Mt. Ashland: big mountain terrain, small mountain charm
Mt. Ashland is located just southwest of Ashland, about a half an hour drive from town and only eight miles off Interstate 5. For many years people have come to Ashland to enjoy great skiing on Mt. Ashland, The Oregon Shakespeare Festival, dine in amazing restaurants, and relax in beautifully appointed lodging properties.
Anthony Lakes: 50 years of skiing fun
50 years of powder snow, a tradition of friendliness, and thousands of years of incredible scenery. Join Anthony Lakes as they celebrate 50 years of creating memories at Oregon’s highest base elevation ski area. Ski, ride or glide on mountain peaks, then head to the valley for beautiful accommodations at the Geiser Grand Hotel.
Mt. Hood Skibowl: porch-to-powder
Test your skiing and snowboarding skills on 65 runs during the day at Mt. Hood Skibowl, then power through the 34 runs lit up at night at America’s largest night ski area. Relax in the new luxury condos at Collins Lake Resort, where your porch-to-powder shuttle service will bring you slope-side in mere minutes.
Hoodoo Ski Area: zoom down the Autobahn
Enjoy fresh powder, great times and a fabulous family vacation at Hoodoo Ski Area. Make your base camp at Black Butte Ranch, where you can book a package that includes lift tickets passes to Hoodoo’s Autobahn tubing hill, pizza dinner and two movie tickets for the Sisters Movie House.
Mt. Hood Meadows: terrain for all
Head to Mt. Hood Meadows for some of Oregon’s best and most varied skiing and snowboarding terrain, perfect for beginners and experts alike. Ski and stay packages at Best Western Plus Hood River Inn, Cooper Spur Mountain Resort and Mt. Hood Vacation Rentals give you plenty of cozy accommodation options.
About the Author: Emily Forsha
Emily Forsha is Travel Oregon’s content editor and a runner, hiker and biker of many Oregon trails. When she’s not road tripping around the state with her husband and two little boys, this proud native Oregonian is cooking up new recipes in her kitchen, sampling the latest craft brews and cheering on her beloved Oregon Ducks.
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