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News, Where to Eat and Drink

The 33 Best Places to Eat and Drink on Mount Hood

Getting hungry yet? I know I am. I’m pretty much always hungry when I’m on the mountain. Great powder days can generate a serious appetite and a powerful thirst. So can the...

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News

Massive January Snowstorm Rescues Winter

The snow came late to Mount Hood for the 2019-20 season – late enough where you might as well just call it the 2020 season. Would-be snow storms arrived in the form of rain for most...

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Backcountry, Climate 
Change, News

Sunlight on the Mountain

Photo by Dan Sherwood: Tommy Ellingson on Illumination Saddle at the Mount Hood Solstice party. Whether you are a long-time reader of Shred Hood or a new visitor to the site, you are...

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High School Alpine Racing, News

Kelsey’s Race 2020 Draws 480 High Schoolers

A thin start to the Mount Hood snow year could not prevent hundreds of Oregon ski racers and their families, coaches and supporters from pulling off another high-energy Kelsey Hewitt...

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Backcountry, Climbing, News

Teenager summits Hood four times in one day

A teenager’s harrowing fall down from Mount Hood’s Pearly Gates recently earned national news coverage, as near-disasters and tragedies often do. However, I am not going to write about...

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Environment, News

Mount Hood Gets a New Volcano Monitoring Station

It’s worth remembering that Mount Hood is an active volcano. One of these days, it is going to blow. When it erupts, plumes of rock will shoot up thousands of feet above the volcano....

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High School Alpine Racing, News

The Oregon High School Ski Racing Season is On!

Oregon high school ski racers and their families and coaches can breathe a collective sigh of relief now that state and league racing officials have scrambled to find a solution to a vexing...

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Culture/Style

Have a Beer While You Get Your Ski Boots Fitted in Portland? Yes Please!

Getting your new ski boots professionally custom fit is the number one best gift you can get yourself as a skier....

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News

Massive Howitzer-Fueled Slide Rips Down Mount Hood, Creating a Large Hazard Zone in Heather Canyon

A pair of enormous human-caused avalanches on Mount Hood have forced Mt. Hood Meadows to close down Heather Canyon at least through the weekend....

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Resorts

Meadows Plans New Lodge, Overflow Parking

Mt. Hood Meadows is planning to expand parking and indoor seating significantly with a 2-year, $15 million investment partly financed by a new five-year season pass....

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