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Spring break is coming up soon for me in April, and my birthday always winds up being over it... my parents are finally considering taking the whole family out for a big ski trip somewhere good. When does the season end at Mt. Hood?
 

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hi well at hood they sell their spring pass that is effective from mid march
so they will be open in april

when you get back hit up the forum and let us know how the trip was
 

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hi well at hood they sell their spring pass that is effective from mid march
so they will be open in april

when you get back hit up the forum and let us know how the trip was
They close at the end of summer for about 6 weeks.... They are open almost year round
 

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I am a Mt. Hood Rat. There are three resorts on the mountain; Timberline, Meadows and Ski Bowl. Typically, Ski Bowl closes for the season in late April due to being lowest in ellevation. Mt. Hood Meadows will typically end 7 day a week operation in early May and will operate weekends typically through mid May, sometimes into the first week of June if enough people keep coming. Timberline runs it`s winter season usually until the end of May then goes to their summer season. Once that happens, the lower mountain is abandoned and you ride up on Magic Mile and Palmer all summer long. Mile is usually done by the middle of July and Palmer is the place until Labor Day when they shut down for a couple weeks for maintenance then open weekends only for fall.

If you are coming in April, you will for sure be able to ride Meadows and Timberline and most likely Ski Bowl. We have a pretty good snow pack in the southern Cascades in spite of the shitty weather the entire US has experienced this winter....:thumbsup:
=0 YOU CAN STILL RIDE IN JULY?!?! I'm moving their. Blue Mountain(the mountain that I go to in PA) officially closes in the end of March, but its slushy since the end of February and always icey. Super jealous!
 

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Deepest snowpack is usually around April 1st. It's amazing how many people want to go out and destroy their gear in November and then quit in April when the riding is at it's best.
 

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any ideas of where the best/cheapest place to stay is? just need a bed and shower...since we would be on the mountain the whole day. Also, any public transport from Portland airport to Mt. Hood?
 

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any ideas of where the best/cheapest place to stay is? just need a bed and shower...since we would be on the mountain the whole day. Also, any public transport from Portland airport to Mt. Hood?
I'd like to know this too - thinking about a trip up there in early April first or second week. Snowolf- you could finally give me a lesson!
 

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=0 YOU CAN STILL RIDE IN JULY?!?! I'm moving their. Blue Mountain(the mountain that I go to in PA) officially closes in the end of March, but its slushy since the end of February and always icey. Super jealous!
Yeah man, there are a few places that are open in July, here in Utah snowbird usually closes after the 4th of july. Of course you can't compare to hood's 'year-round' riding. :thumbsup:
 

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Man, I'd really like some summer turns. How much variety in terrain is available during the summer riding? Is it mostly park riding stuff? Some of it is closed off exclusively for the camps right?
 

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WOW, those look like some good conditions for summer time (almost better than this whole winter). Those Illumination chutes look like a lot of fun. How's the hike to that area from the lift, without a splitboard?

Going to the top looks like spectacular views. Not sure if have the skill to make down tho :).

I'm probably looking at a mid to late June time frame. I usually a few weeks off work around that time, but also depends on a busy spring time work period for some cash flow. What are the temps like that time of year? Best for spring time light weight outer shells? Gonna try to make it happen.
 
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