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Take Your Pick of Spring Events & Deals at Oregon Ski Areas

Look for incredible spring pass deals as well as a full roster of spring events across the state
March 14, 2018
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Oregon ski areas are reporting the deepest base of the season thanks to a recent winter storm cycle that dropped between four and 12 feet of fresh snow. This renewed snowpack means you can expect great coverage from top to bottom during the extended spring skiing and riding season.

In addition to great ski conditions, ski areas are rolling out incredible spring pass deals as well as a full roster of spring events, whether you’re looking to partake in rowdy pond skimming festivities (or just cheer from the sidelines), snowshoe under the stars, enroll the kids in fun ski camp (and get some necessary quality time together), or just enjoy the longer spring days on-hill with the whole family, there’s definitely a perfect destination in Oregon. Browse our roundup of spring events and pass deals and get on board in Oregon.

Brew Fest at Mt. Hood Meadows

Mt. Hood Meadows Fun Fundraiser, Brew Fest & Pass Deals

Mt. Hood Meadows has a huge slate of events running through the end of April. The 30th annual Oregon Cancer Ski Out to Defeat ALS is a two-day event, March 11-12, for skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels combining fun, competition, and fundraising. This unique racing format pits over 400 participants in teams of five competing for prizes in a race that rewards consistency and teamwork rather than individual speed.

Meadows is also offering a series of three-day spring holiday camps for kids, the Spring Brew Fest on March 24, Demo Day on March 25, the Full Sail Banked Slalom competition on April 7, the Annual Sno-Kona Pond Skim on April 28 and so much more.

Mt. Hood Meadows is offering reduced price spring passes priced at $169 for adults and $109 for ages 7–24. Meadows will operate daily through April 22, then Fridays through Sundays until May 12. Meadows currently has a 107-inch snow depth in the base area, with 155 inches at mid-mountain.

Spring at Mt. Bachelor

Big Air, Big Waves & Spring Skiing Deals At Mt. Bachelor

Mt. Bachelor is home to one of the longest spring ski and snowboard seasons in the world with skiing and riding until Memorial Day weekend. The resort also has a packed roster of events including the Subaru Winterfest March 16–18 featuring musical guest Lucas Nelson & Promise of the Real.

Visitors can also opt to combine a day of skiing and snowboarding with awesome spectating at the 10 Barrel Hella Big Air Competition on March 31. Spectators are invited to cheer on snowboarders and skiers battling it out on a 70-foot jump while enjoying a party atmosphere in the base area.

If mountain surfing is more your thing, then the Big Wave Challenge, April 13–15, is for you. This snowboard event hosted by legendary big wave surfer Gerry Lopez, features a series of huge sweeping banked corners, quarterpipes and spines shaped into wave-like features for a flowing course. This laid-back event even includes a traditional Hawaiian luau. Aloha!

Mt. Bachelor is also offering discounted spring passes priced at $199 for adults with additional discounted pricing for teens, children and seniors.

All-Day Spring Beach Festival at Mt. Hood Skibowl

Mt. Hood Skibowl is celebrating spring with the 16th Annual Snow Beach Festival on Saturday, March 24. This all day festival includes pond skimming, a “Suds on the Slopes” beer and spirit tasting festival, hot dog and pie eating contests, the “Goggle Tan Rail Jam” and much more. Cap off your full day with Cosmic Tubing and a fireworks show.

Lifts at Mt. Hood Skibowl are schedule to run through mid-April. Unlimited spring passes are currently on sale for $109.

All-Day Snow Blast Celebration & Kids Camps At Anthony Lakes

Anthony Lakes is offering a skill-building camp for kids. This all-inclusive five-day ski and snowboard spring break camp runs from March 26–30 and is open to ages 7 to 18. The whole camp experience including lift ticket, rentals and instruction is a deal at only $125! What better way for kiddos to wrap up the season than to learn new skills in forgiving spring conditions?

A Big Mountain Bash at Mt. Ashland

Mt. Ashland celebrates an epic season with the Big Mountain Bash on Saturday, March 17 featuring a beer garden, live music by the Frankie Hernandez Band and BBQ out on the slopes. The celebration continues with Sunday’s Dummy Downhill featuring handmade creations launched down the mountain and off a ski jump. This spectacle is sure to draw a huge crowd of enthusiastic spectators.

Timberline Ski Area

Spring Break Joybreak, Dining and Snowshoe Experiences at Timberline Lodge & Ski Area

Timberline is offering discounted spring passes valid through May 28 for $139. Or take advantage of the Timberline Spring Pass Lodging Package for a midweek stay in a queen room for $275 and receive a free Timberline spring pass.

Timberline is also partnering with the Children’s Cancer Association (CCA) on March 24 for Joybreak, an all day mountain event to cap off Oregon’s spring break with all proceeds benefiting the CCA. The event features a silent auction, ski area scavenger hunt, live music, next year’s equipment demos, a silent auction and more.

Additional spring events include a winemakers dinner at Silcox Hut on March 15 with Owen Roe, magical full moon snowshoe tours, as well as an Easter celebration on April 1 featuring Easter brunch and a full day of kids activities.

Preview The New at Hoodoo Ski Area

Hoodoo Ski Area Massive Gear Demo & Fun Family Rodeo

Hoodoo Ski Area has great events scheduled throughout March and April in addition to the fun to be had during Friday and Saturday night riding and great lift ticket promotions during April’s Spring Skiesta Fiesta Savings.

Preview the New on Saturday, March 17 features more than 20 retailers and 40 brands offering free test runs of the latest 2018-19 skis and snowboards. If you’ve been thinking of upgrading your gear, this event is your chance to try before you buy!

Hoodoo Rodeo on Saturday, March 31, is fun for the whole family featuring a mechanical bull, a chili cook-off and a festive atmosphere out on the slopes and inside the modern 60,000 square-foot lodge.

About The
Author

Annie Fast
Annie Fast is a lifelong snowboarder and traveler. She was the editor of TransWorld Snowboarding Magazine and prior to that worked at the summer snowboard camps on Mt. Hood. Annie writes about outdoor adventures from her home in Bend.

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