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Mellow Day at Meadows

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'Twas the day after Christmas - and throughout the resort.
There wasn't a lift line - we're pleased to report.
With every lift running, and trails wall to wall,
We're open for the season come have a ball!

Open daily through the holidays from 9 AM - 9 PM.

Happy holidays everyone!

Heather Canyon Opened from Moon Bowl Down

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Awesome powder skiing at Mt. Hood Meadows Jeff Kraemer PhotoLegendary Heather Canyon opened today at Mt. Hood Meadows. The franchise expert terrain sports some of the most advanced and expert terrain in the northwest. Thanks to more than five feet of fluffy powder and a considerable amount of human effort to build the snow bridges over Clark Creek, the resort opened lower Heather today.  

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Blustery Storm Sets Up Dust in the Wind Powder Monday Morning

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Meadows FilmFest winner Jake Woodard should have been listening to Dust in the Wind by Kansas Monday morning, as he shred the powdery slopes at Meadows. The major storm blew in Monday, and he was able to get the best of the light dusty powder before lifts were placed on wind standby in the afternoon. The National Weather Service forecasts another 2 to 3 feet of snow for Meadows through Thursday, a perfect early Christmas present for all of our skiers and snowboarders!


Shooting Star Back in Service Storm Recovery on Cascade Underway

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Shooting Star Express lift at Mt. Hood Meadows

Mt. Hood Meadows may have high speed access from bottom to top Saturday, the first time this season. With the series of storms, Cascade Express has been either in “Storm in Progress” or “Storm Recovery” this early season. And Shooting Star Express, damaged in a November windstorm, was repaired and cleared for service Friday evening. Today marks the first mild weather day that gives our mountain teams the best shot at opening the upper mountain.

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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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Mark Impressive in Keeping Lift Lines Moving

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Mark who worked Mt. Hood Express Friday is the best ops guy you have had in years. His focus helped get the lift line moving. He was noticeably more on it and It definitely made for more efficient lift lines. He should train everyone at Meadows. While I was not using the singles line, I was also impressed Mark seemingly understood that the singles line should also be the fast lane. Thanks for having great folks like Mark.

Meadows Season Begins Friday with Daily Lift Operations

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Meadows opens for the season Friday!

MT. HOOD, OR (Immediate Release) – Mt. Hood Meadows will begin daily operations for the 2015/16 season Friday. Meadows has received nearly a foot-and-a-half of new snow in the last 36 hours from a major powder making Northwest storm. The resort reports a 22-inch base at the 5500 foot base area level, and more than four feet at the 6200 foot level. Forecasts say the storm could drop a foot or more through the weekend.

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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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Friday Freshies on the Mt. Hood Express

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The day started out with four or five inches of fresh snow frosting the slopes of Meadows. Mt. Hood Express ran for the first day this season, so that meant virgin snow, virgin powder on virgin terrain. With snow continuing through the day it was Friday freshies for everyone! Enjoy the video! With more snow in the forecast it's only going to get better this weekend!

Riders: Caressa Binion, Kyle Skutch, Tracy Thomsen, Pierce Hodges
Video and Editing: Pierce Hodges

Conditions Report

Meadows will operate lifts Friday through Sunday

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Meadows will offer another preview weekend

  • Current storm building a solid base for the season
  • Mt. Hood Express quad scheduled to access for more runs
  • Special lift ticket pricing for "Final" preview

Thanks to a lumbering early season storm Meadows will offer what officials believe will be a final preview weekend this Friday through Sunday. The storm has dropped wet heavy snow, perfect for base building and enough for the resort to operate the Mt. Hood Express high speed quad along with two other lifts and the Ballroom Carpet conveyer from 9 AM - 4 PM each day. 

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