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Mt. Hood Meadows Celebrates the Holidays Open Daily!

Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort is ready to celebrate during the holidays with special events, adult clinics, kids camps and a fantastic New Year’s Eve party! Lifts are scheduled to operate daily beginning at 9 AM, including Christmas and New Year’s Days and there will be extended night operations through 9 PM (except December 23 and 24 when lifts closed at 4 PM). The celebration culminates with a New Year’s Eve spectacular, exquisite dinner, fireworks and a party with “Keegan Smith and the Fam” performing live at Vertical! Lifts operate iuntil midnight New Year's Eve!

MEADOWS AFTER DARK will be going off with lifts operating until 9 PM every evening through January 5 except for December 23 and 24 (when lifts close at 4 PM) and New Year’s Eve when lifts run until midnight.

TWILIGHT KIDS CLUB is regularly offered Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. During the holiday the club will be offered each evening from December 26 through January 6. This provides 4 to 12 year olds supervision from 3 – 7 PM, with a 2 hour lesson in between plus dinner and a lift ticket. The price is just $70 for ages 7 – 12, $80 for ages 4 - 6 – (add equipment rentals for just $15) and Mom or Dad gets a 3 – 9 PM Meadows After Dark ticket for free!

PARK & RIDE SHUTTLE FROM PORTLAND RUNS DAILY December 21 – January 5, except Christmas Day (12/25). The shuttle picks up at three convenient metro-area locations. Bus seats must be purchased in advance here.

NORDIC CENTER OPEN DAILY 9 AM – 4 PM through January 6.

Video of the 2012 New Year's Eve Fireworks!

MT. HOOD MEADOWS HOLIDAY EVENTS CALENDAR

Dec. 21: Meadows After Dark ReRack Rail Jam Series
3 – 8 PM in Shipyard – Free registration with divisions for lower and upper level skiers and snowboarders. Helmet required (and parental release if under 18.) Awesome prizes from sponsors ReRack, Blackstrap, Yakima, Outer Limits Sports and the High Performance Center

Dec. 21: Steeps Clinic
For advanced and expert skiers and riders to improve your ability to ski steep ungroomed terrain taught by our most certified and strongest pros.

Dec. 21-23: 3 Day Holiday Kids Camp
Designed for youth from ages 6 - 12, we team up the kids with others their same age and ability with four hours of on the snow instruction from a certified pro each day. Supervision is provided all day and lunch is included. Make reservations @ 503.337.2222 x1419.

Dec. 21-23: 3 Day Freestyle Camp
For those wanting to learn freestyle technique of intermediate or more advanced ability. Make reservations @ 503.337.2222 x1419.

Dec. 22: Telemark Clinics
For beginning through expert telemarkers. Improve your technique with one of our experienced, certified instructors. Participants will be grouped together based on ability level and desired outcomes

Dec. 22, 24&25: Santa visits Meadows
He'll be surprising kids taking lessons, and will be "ho ho hoing" through-out the lodge. Santa loves the snow - that's why he's coming to Meadows!

Dec 27: Ski with Sammy C
Professional Freestyle skier Sammy Carlson will be at Meadows Friday. Meet him at 10 AM on the South Lodge deck then head up for a couple runs with this five time Winter X Games medalist.

Dec. 28: Women’s Clinics
For women and taught by our most certified and experienced female instructors. Work on your skiing/riding in a fun supportive environment. Participants will be grouped based on ability and the focus will be on improving your skills so you can ski/ride more confidently and in more conditions.

Dec. 29: Steeps Clinic
For advanced and expert skiers and riders to improve your ability to ski steep ungroomed terrain taught by our most certified and strongest pros.

Dec. 31: BRRRING IN THE NEW YEAR
New Year's Eve at Mt. Hood Meadows is nothing short of magical, and it's the perfect place to welcome 2014! Enjoy fireworks, a spectacular dinner buffet and party, and skiing or snowboarding until midnight. Those that are over 21 can celebrate the New Year with us at the party with favors, a balloon drop, photo booth, a midnight champagne toast and music by Keegan Smith & The Fam. The theme is futuristic, and there will be a futuristic-themed costume contest! Revellers can also ride special New Year's Eve buses to the mountain, departing from Clackamas. Purchase tickets online!

Jan 2-4: 3 Day Holiday Kids Camp
Designed for youth from ages 6 - 12, we team up the kids with others their same age and ability with four hours of on the snow instruction from a certified pro each day. Supervision is provided all day and lunch is included. Make reservations @ 503.337.2222 x1419.

Jan 2-4: 3 Day Freestyle Camp
For those wanting to learn freestyle technique of intermediate or more advanced ability. Make reservations @ 503.337.2222 x1419.

1 Comment

  1. Nathan

    December 23, 2013

    Any word on when Hood River Express will be open? It's my favorite lift! Also, when will stadium be open? I don't like to get to shooting star from MHX...

    Meadows: Boy we want them open as well, but both require more snow than we have currently. We'll open them as soon as snow allows!

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