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Hood River Shuttle runs on limited schedule this weekend

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Revised Hood River Shuttle for Saturday and Sunday February 3 and 4With the weather forecast for this weekend, we don’t expect we’ll be reaching capacity in our parking lots either Saturday or Sunday. However, we will still be running the Hood River Express exclusively from 8:30 - 9:00 AM for those that want to get some early turns in. 


And we’ll run the Hood River Shuttle from the Expo Center on a limited basis this weekend. The schedule is posted above.

Brew Years Eve Celebration at Mt. Hood Meadows

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Fireworks display above the slopes of Mt. Hood Meadows New Year's EveMt. Hood Meadows is throwing a New Year’s Eve party to celebrate one of the best starts to a season in decades! With a nation-leading snow depth and a forecast for more to come it is time to PARTY with a Brew Year’s Eve celebration presented by Full Sail Brewing Company. Lifts run until after midnight, fireworks go off at 10:15, there's a spectacular New Year's Eve dinner and Dance Machine performs live to bring in the New Year!

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Mt. Hood Meadows Surpasses the Century Mark in Seasonal Snowfall and Extends Hours for Night Operations Starting Friday

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Mt. Hood Meadows after a 54" December snow stormMt. Hood Meadows has received more than 100 inches of snow so far this early season which is about fifteen percent above average and already half the amount received the entire season last year. With more than four feet of snow in the base area Meadows has some of the best conditions in the country, and another major storm is forecast this week. The ski area is open daily for the season and will be adding night operations beginning Friday.

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Planning on Friday to Begin Daily Operations

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Meadows plans on beginning daily operations for the 2015/16 season this Friday. The storm that has been soaking the Northwest turned to snow around 3:30 this morning, and has been dropping snow since. With good snow accumulation we’ll be getting cats on the snowpack later today and Thursday to prep for Friday’s 9 AM - 4 PM operation. 

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A Tribute to Ann Heestand

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Happiness is riding a ski bus with Ann Heestand

Ann Heestand organized the first midweek ladies bus to come to Meadows the year we opened. She eventually went to work for Meadows and grew that midweek program to nearly 1,000 women, riding buses from the Portland metro area Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Ann passed away March 19. This essay by Bill Savage is a tribute to Ann and all she did for others.

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Mt. Hood Meadows Announces Spring Break Operational Plans

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Mt. Hood Meadows will be ready for Spring Break with lift operations scheduled from 9 AM - 4 PM daily. And as Spring is arriving, the weather is turning wintery, with snow forecast for the first weekend of Oregon Spring Break. The resort’s extensive snow harvesting program has fortified the base area snowpack, providing access to the high speed quads serving the upper mountain.

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January Consecutive Week Ski and Snowboard Program Deadline Friday

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MT. HOOD, OR (Immediate Release) – Mt. Hood Meadows is registering now for the popular January consecutive ski and snowboard packages. The sessions are scheduled on consecutive weeks – for instance – four Saturdays in a row, and participants can purchase customized packages containing lift tickets, lessons and equipment rentals. The deadline for purchasing January sessions online is Friday, December 20. Prices increase after Friday so sign up now!

Consecutive week programs kick off in January at Mt. Hood Meadows

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Big Trucks On Small Roads on Highway 26

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Moving a half-million cubic yards of debris for safety work puts large trucks on small roads on Mt. Hood. The U.S. 26 Mount Hood Safety Project will divert a lot of big trucks through Zig Zag on Lolo Pass Road and other small rural roads that aren't used to seeing heavy truck traffic. A lot of our guests visit the mountain for summer recreating as much as they do in the winter. So we wanted to pass along this safety messaging from ODOT.