Mt. Hood Meadows is scheduling Mt. Hood Express and Shooting Star to operate on Christmas Day. That will open up much more terrain on the upper mountain and bring the total number of lifts scheduled to five, plus the Ballroom Carpet conveyer.
The resort is reporting a 19 inch snow depth in the base area and nearly 3 feet higher up on the mountain. Guests should expect early season conditions, and be aware of unmarked obstacles. It is currently snowing at Meadows, with more snow forecast today. An adult lift ticket from 9 AM - 4 PM is $69.
Meadows Parks offerings will include a Jib Park on Buttercup, the Zoo and Fireweed.
Meadows is open daily for the season - with lifts scheduled from 9 AM - 4 PM daily, including Christmas Day. Evaluation continues regarding conditions for possible night operations.
PARK & RIDE SHUTTLE FROM PORTLAND RUNS DAILY December 26 – January 4.
The shuttle picks up at three convenient metro-area locations. Bus seats must be purchased in advance through the resort website www.skihood.com.
NORDIC CENTER OPEN DAILY 9 AM – 4 PM through January 5, but the terrain is limited. As we receive more snow we will add trails until we reach all 15 KM.
APRES SKI Entertainment begins with live bands performing at the Vertical restaurant. Presented Saturdays from 3 - 6 PM, a couple of special holiday Apres Ski performances have been schedule.
Dec. 27: Terry Rob @ Apres Ski
Acoustic Blues with a Contemporary edge. Terry Robb is considered one of the top acoustic blues guitarists on the West Coast. His style ranges between country blues and early 20th century string-band music.
Dec. 28: Scott Pemberton @ Apres Ski
Classic rock, jazz, psychedelia and everything in between collide and fuse around the notion of discovery that jumps with ease from the composer to the listener…Pemberton is a multi-genre master and a clever lyricist who can convey fun while digging deep.” (Willamette Week)
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 (if night operations are offered). 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 the Hit Machine. Revellers can also ride special New Year's Eve buses to the mountain, departing from Clackamas. Purchase tickets online at www.skihood.com.
Jan. 3: World’s Finest @ Apres Ski
World’s Finest is a band that prides itself on playing many genres; Americana, Reggae, and Funky Punk just to name a few. Hailing from Portland they are full of energy and fun!