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What are the top 3 places to snowboard in Oregon?

Thank you for the hardest question I have been asked… This is a tough one. Taking into consideration all types of riders, resort and accommodations, the top three — in my humble opinion — would be… Timberline, most historic and 1 hour from Portland: http://www.timberlinelodge.com/ Mt. Bachelor, located in beautiful Central Oregon and the widest amount of…

Am I able to ski in Oregon at the beginning of June?

Yes, you can ski in Oregon in June! There is usually summer snow on the Palmer Glacier at Timberline, located on Oregon’s crown jewel, Mount Hood. It’s just an hour and a half drive from Portland. At Timberline, you can rent skis and take lessons from the best ski instructors in Oregon (in my opinion). Oregon is pumped for your…

Can our family fit hiking, dog sledding and skiing into a 6-day trip near Portland?

If you have a rental car, everything you’ll want to do will be easy! There are a ton of great, kid and adult friendly hikes around the area that I’m sure you’ll love. If you’re looking for vistas and mountain views: Tom Dick and Harry Mountain via Mirror Lake Angels Rest Zig Zag Mountain via…

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?

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 above tree line and has incredible skiing along with beautiful views. The…

Where I can snowshoe with my pooch?

I’m glad you brought this question up, because I was a little hesitant to bring my dog along with me to Bend last weekend. Fortunately, U.S. Forest Service regulations allow dogs, leashed or unleashed, on the south side of Century Drive, en route to Mt. Bachelor. I’d highly recommend Wanoga and Edison Sno-Parks. There’s also…

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 all the resorts. If you really have the bug like me, Timberline runs limited operation on weekends starting in early October through the official resort opening when all lifts are operational. It is weather…

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 the year and your dates are perfect for the spring deals. Ski Bowl and Timberline have what’s called the Fusion pass which is generally priced between $99-$129 and Mount Hood Meadows has a spring…

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 coming, do you need to rent gear, and what would say your ability level is currently? Can’t wait to have you out here in Oregon! Have a fantastic day and can’t…

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 ten miles round trip or under? FYI I am Asit Rathod aka President of Powder for Ask Oregon. Born and raised here in Oregon and love snow!

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, depending on when you’re coming out.

I was recently planning a trip near Detroit, OR and was wondering if anyone could give me any info on different ski resorts nearby?

I must admit that I am very clumsy so skiing isn’t right up there on my list of things to do but I have to say…I love the snow and tubing. So, if you check out Hoodoo, they actually have anticipated the snow season beginning on Nov. 25th for skiing among other great snow activities….

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 be staying? 2. Over ten miles round trip or under? FYI I am Asit Rathod aka President of Powder for Ask Oregon. Born and raised here in Oregon and love snow so much it…