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NFF Funds Building Multi-use Trails in Mt. Hood National Forest

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Raking a single-track trail on a November work day on the 44 Trail project.

Last fall the National Forest Foundation (NFF) awarded funds from the Ski Conservation Fund to the 44 Trails Association for work in the Mt. Hood National Forest. Guests at lodging properties including Cooper Spur Mt. Resort voluntarily contribute to the NFF Ski Conservation Fund, so it is satisfying to see the funds put to work so close to home. 

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Meadows Recognized Nationally for Support of CHILL Program

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Meadows Snow Sports Services Director Chris Kastner and C.E.O. Matthew Drake receive the Burton Chill host resort award from Burton's V.P. of Global Resorts Jeff Boliba.Burton Snowboards Vice President of Global Resorts and Chill Board Member, Jeff Boliba, presented this year's annual Chill Host Mountain Award to Mt. Hood Meadows during the Annual NSAA Conference in Nashville, TN. Each year, Chill recognizes one of its host mountains for the high level of on-snow instruction it gives to Chill participants as well as other support of Chill throughout the season. Thank you for all that you do for Chill!

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Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend - and purchase next year's pass by Tuesday for the best deal

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With the holiday weekend upon us we want to encourage you to get outdoors and recreate this weekend. Remember the freedoms we enjoy have been and continue to be paid for by those serving our country and making sacrifices. Let’s make the most of this holiday which is being celebrated to honor our brave and noble service men and women and their families. We present this video tribute in recognition of their service (music from the U.S. Army Band). 

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Meadows Celebrates Earth Day with Sustainability Shindig and Free Shuttling from Sandy Saturday

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A "snowbow" at Mt. Hood Meadows promising a sustainable future.With Tuesday’s announcement by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that last month’s hottest March on record continued an 11 month hot streak, Mt. Hood Meadows retaliates Saturday with a Sustainability Shindig. Just the announcement of the event is already having a chilling effect, as the forecast for the weekend has switched from record highs to colder temps with a snowy forecast on the mountain.

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Bill McMahon Returns to the Sport he Loves

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Bill McMahon returns to the sport he loves thanks to Mt. Hood Meadows adaptive ski program.Bill McMahon is a long time season pass holder and avid skier. Less than a year ago he suffered a traumatic brain injury that left him bed bound, unable to get up and unable to even talk. The prognosis did not look good. He was admitted to Marquis Centennial a skilled nursing facility for rehab, and just seven months later, Bill returned to the slopes. 

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Love4Lisa Fundraiser

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Lisa Moulding at the Mazot
Reposted with permission from Dan Kneip and

Lisa Moulding, the popular 34-year-old server at the on-mountain Mazot Eatery at Mt. Hood Meadows, has been diagnosed with Stage IV stomach cancer. Cancer survivor and Mount Hood regular Dan Kneip offers this personal story about Lisa, from his perspective.

To Our Loyal Guests A Heartfelt Thank You from Our Crew

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A Thank You from the Mt. Hood Meadows Team

As we prepare for Saturday’s Passholder Appreciation Day, we want to send a message of thanks out to all of our loyal guests who have weathered this season with us. We want you to know that we are working hard to make the most of what this season has presented us. And while we’d all like to have more powder filled days and new snow, we feel it is important to reflect on the things we have.

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People Ahead Have the Right of Way

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Responsibility Code # 2 


It is every skier and rider's individual responsibility to know that the right-of-way on the slopes belongs to the rider ahead of them. When approaching others, it is the uphill rider's duty to avoid those ahead of them at all times. 

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Passholder Appreciation Day is Friday

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Mt. Hood Meadows invites passholders to a special appreciate day this Friday, January 16th. Passholders who attend will receive 1000 bonus loyalty rewards points when checking in at Vertical in the afternoon. We’ll also be awarding prizes every half hour from 1:30 - 5:00 PM in Vertical to passholders, and purchases made in Vertical that day will earn double loyalty rewards points.

Passholder appreciation day at Mt. Hood Meadows

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Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort Plans Opening for the Season Monday with Limited Operations

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Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort  announced it is making every effort to open for the season Monday, with limited lift operations. Due to an improving weather forecast, that now shows Sunday’s rain may be changing to snow earlier than originally forecast, the resort is readying for operations on Monday.

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What YOU can do to help Protect Our Winters

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Professional Snowboarder and founder of Protect Our Winters Jeremy Jones was in Portland recently with the premier of his TGR film "Higher". He took some time to talk to us about P.O.W. and what we can all do to get involved to assure we can continue to enjoy our snow covered mountains and the beauty and recreational opportunities they provide. 

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Oregon Technology Companies Commit their Support for State Climate Change Policy

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(Portland, OR September 23, 2014) – Today, Oregon’s technology companies joined the growing list of businesses that have signed onto the Oregon Business Climate Declaration, including Oregon’s largest private employer, Intel, and one of Oregon’s fastest growing companies, Elemental Technologies. The Oregon Business Climate Declaration highlights opportunities to spur local economic development and job creation while curbing carbon pollution.

This is why many high tech companies in Oregon have signed on to the Business Climate Declaration.
This is why many High Tech businesses have signed on to the Oregon Business Climate Declaration - to attract talent that wants quality of life experiences. - Richard Hallman Photo

Technology companies in Oregon are concerned about climate change because of the impact it could have on their future ability to conduct business in the state, including clean water availability, certainty around energy costs, and the ability to recruit and retain talent.

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Meadows Signs Oregon Business Climate Declaration

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PORTLAND, Ore. – Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort has joined over 70 Oregon businesses, including Adidas, eBay, Moda Health, NIKE, Inc. and Portland Trailblazers today issued a joint declaration calling for state action on climate change. The Oregon Business Climate Declaration highlights opportunities to spur local economic development and job creation while curbing carbon pollution.