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Wy'east Howl

Three trail runners running up a hill with Mt. Hood in the background

October 6

Time: See schedule below 
Location: Mt. Hood Meadows
Category: Summer Event


Ready to run? This is for you! Take part in this 50K mountain trail running event from the Hood River Valley to Mt. Hood Meadows. The Wy'east Howl is a point-to-point 50K trail running race from "Valley to Volcano". With its amazing scenery, support and amenities, the event provides a unique and thrilling trail race experience. The course offers all-day views of Wy'east (the native name for Mt. Hood), which gets closer and closer until runners arrive at the race finish ON THE MOUNTAIN-- the only ultramarathon to do so! This is a demanding course offering miles of singletrack trails in a magnificent mountain environment of diverse forests, meadows and waterfalls. Runners begin their race day by parking and checking in at Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort, then riding a shuttle bus down to the pastoral Hood River Valley where the race starts. From the beginning, runners will make some mighty ascents and traverse grand ridgelines on their approach to Oregon's most celebrated volcano! Back at Mt. Hood Meadows, we'll celebrate each race finisher's accomplishment together with awards, excellent food, craft beverages, music and fun activities with friends and family.

Register Online Here


  • 6 AM - Registration opens
  • 7 AM - Shuttles begin departing Meadows
  • 8 AM - First competitors begin race
  • 1 to 4 PM - Post competition festivities


Registration is going to come early. Stay in our Overnight RV Parking and sleep in before the race. Overnight Parking will be available Friday night only. Purchase online and save $3 to reserve your spot. RV parking will be next to the creek and all RVs must be self-contained as there are no hook ups. Upon arrival make sure to check in with the Guest Service team in the lodge to get your parking permit and check-in packet.