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Ski Oregon Conditions & Events

A frequently updated guide to what’s happening at Oregon’s ski areas.
June 3, 2019
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Update for June 2019

Mountain bike season is here! As the snow melts, the trails are beginning to open. Check out this overview of the incredible Mountain Biking at ski areas across Oregon including Mt. Hood SkibowlMt. BachelorAnthony Lakes Mountain Resort and Timberline Lodge & Ski Area. 

In resort news Mt. Hood Meadows is breaking ground on the new Sahale this spring, with 23,500 square feet of dining and resort services space. Read all about this exciting new development on the Mt. Hood Meadows resort page. The resort will be operating its scenic chair and hiking experience five days a week Thursday through Monday starting July 5, 2019 through Labor Day. The Stadium scenic chair will run from 10 AM – 5 PM each day, and until 7 PM on Saturdays and Sundays. Scenic chair rides are just $15 or just $12 in advance when purchased online, and Meadows offers free guided hiking tours as part of the experience.

Mt. Bachelor just announced a new year-round pass offering, the Outplay 365 pass grants holders a full year of unlimited winter lift, Nordic trail, and summer mountain bike park access at Mt. Bachelor and one rafting trip on the Big Eddy Thriller with Sun Country Tours. The pass is on sale through June 30, 2019 for a $99 adult monthly subscription or $1,188 paid in full.

Mt. Hood Adventure Park at Skibowl opens June 15, 2019. The Adventure Park is a playground for the whole family, with more than 20 attractions including zip lines, the Malibu Raceway, a bungee tower, mini golf, disc golf, a kiddie canoe, and a half-mile dual alpine slide with speeds up to 20 miles per hour along the 350-foot drop.

Timberline Lodge & Ski Area is open for the summer ski season. Summer Passes are on sale now for $899, with access to the Magic Mile and Palmer lifts as well as the Timberline parks. The resort is also offering an add-on Pro Park pass, which features access to the 22-foot halfpipe, a 60+ foot jump, and a pro-level rail line, all serviced by two handle tows. Timberline expects prime 22′ halfpipe dates to be June 17 – July 10, 2019. Timberline’s Pro Park Pass is $475, valid with the purchase of a Summer Pass. Stay tuned for the announced opening of Phase 1 of the Timberline Bike Park coming late July-early August!

Looking way ahead, Timberline Lodge has announced the lineup for the 8th annual Labor Day Mountain Music Festival, on Monday, September 2, with the theme of ‘Steal Your Mountain’, a tribute to the Grateful Dead. Mark your calendars and book your lodging at Timberline—admission is free. The resort will still be open for skiing as well.

 

 

Upcoming Events

 

Sunday, June 9: 2019 Gorgeous Hood To Hood Relay at Timberline Lodge & Ski Area.

Saturday, June 15: Mt. Bachelor reopens for summer mountain biking.

Saturday, June 15: Mt. Hood Skibowl reopens for summer Adventure Park.

Sunday, June 16: Fathers Day at Timberline Lodge & Ski Area – Whether hiking behind the lodge or catching a lift on the Magic Mile Sky Ride, there’s plenty to see and do. Have a relaxing lunch on the Y’Bar deck while enjoying the view and Mt. Hood Brewing Co. craft ales. Take dad up the mountain for summer skiing on Palmer. Take a hike with our mascot, St. Bernard Heidi, scheduled for 10am, noon, and 2pm on Father’s Day.

June 28 – 30: Preview weekend at Mt. Hood Meadows.

Saturday, June 29: Stargazing at Timberline Lodge & Ski Area

Saturday, July 6: Summer Brew Fest at Mt. Hood Meadows – Enjoy delicious, locally crafted brews while taking in the beautiful views of Mt. Hood at the 3rd Annual Summer Brew Fest! Games for the kids, scenic chair rides, live music, hiking for the whole family and great food for everyone! Purchase online in advance for $14 or $16 at the door – includes 4 drink tokens and a Meadows logoed mug. Also check out the Summer Brewer’s Dinner. 

Saturday, July 6: Lift-served mountain biking at Anthony Lakes Mountain Resort

Saturday, July 13:  Kona Luau at Mt. Hood Meadows – A fun day filled with Kona Beer and island food! Check out each individual food station featuring amazing Hawaiian food paired with beers from Kona Brewing. Experience live music, scenic chair rides, guided hikes, deck games and more. Pre-sale tickets are $25 for adults, $14 for kids 12 and under. Day-of tickets are $28 for adults, $16 for kids 12 and under. Beer pairings are 8 ounces and cost $3.

July 20 – 21: Adventure Van Weekend at Mt. Hood Meadows. Activities for this inaugural event include open house vans, accessories for sale, Vanlife interaction, DIY van talks, food and beverage offerings and a base to start some awesome adventures from. The show is free to the consumer, camping is available for self-contained RVs – reservations are required.

Saturday, July 27: Uphill Challenge Mountain Run and Wy’east Howl at Mt. Hood Meadows – The Uphill Challenge is an uphill running or walking race beginning in the main parking lot and finishing at the top of Stadium Chairlift for a total of 1.2 miles with 621 feet of elevation gain. The Wy’east Howl is a point-to-point 50K trail running race from “Valley to Volcano”. With its amazing scenery, support and amenities, the event provides a unique and thrilling trail race experience.

 

 

 

 

Saturday, August 3: Stargazing at Timberline Lodge & Ski Area

Saturday, August 3: NW Craft Spirits Festival at Mt. Hood Meadows. Mt. Hood Meadows teams up with local distilleries for this fun and educational filled day. Come meet the makers of some of the finest distilled products made right here in the Northwest for Cocktail Demos, Spirit Tasting and Fresh, Local Seasonal Fare. Also enjoy live music, hiking, games on the deck and an awesome menu in the Schuss Grill!

Saturday, August 3: Anthony Lakes Mountain Bike Festival

August 10 – 11: Stargazing Party at Mt. Hood Meadows. 

Saturday, August 17: Makers Market at Mt. Hood Meadows – Meet local artisans and craftsmen who are displaying their crafts, food, clothing and other homemade goods.

Saturday, August 24: Mutts on the Mountain at Mt. Hood Meadows – The Oregon Humane Society and Mt. Hood Meadows invite all outdoor-loving people and dogs to the 3rd Annual Mutts on the Mountain! Special festival activities include doggie sno-cones, dog cooling stations, photo booth, beer and wine garden, and more. Guests and their dogs can also explore the mountain; there are three self-guided hiking trails open to people and their dogs. All event proceeds will benefit the animals at the Oregon Humane Society (OHS).

Saturday, August 31: Mushroom Festival at Mt. Hood Meadows – Enjoy a day of guided foraging for local mushrooms, explore mushroom dishes and expert educational sessions. Have your own? Have our experts help you identify them! The festival features Mushroom Cooking Demos, Expert Guided Tours, Expert Identification and live music. Enjoy the Mushroom Food Festival after you spend the day looking for your bounty (reservations online).

Monday, September 2 (Labor Day): Timberline Labor Day Mountain Music Festival at Timberline Lodge.

 

Closed For The 2018-19 Season

Willamette Pass Resort is closed for the ski season. Check the conditions report for updates heading into next winter.

Hoodoo Ski Area is now closed for the season. Check the Mountain & Lift Status for the latest updates.

Mt. Ashland has closed for the season. Check in on the Mountain Report for updates.

Cooper Spur Mountain Resort  is now closed for skiing, snowboarding and tubing. Follow the Cooper Spur website for updates.

Summit Ski Area is closed for the ski season. Check the resort homepage for updates on summer operations.

Anthony Lakes Ski Area The resort is closed for the season. Check the website for updates on summer operations.

Ferguson Ridge is closed for the season as of April 6, 2019. Check the Ferguson Ridge homepage for updates.

Warner Canyon is now closed for the season as of March 24, 2019.

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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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