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News, Resorts

MEADOWS, TIMBERLINE JOIN THE WAVE OF SKI RESORT CLOSURES

By Zeb Yaklich Mt. Hood Meadows, Timberline, and now Skibowl have made the tough decision to suspend operations due to COVID-19....

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High School Alpine Racing, News, Racing

2020 State Races Bring Joy and Crashes to Mt. Ashland

Pictured above at the 2020 Oregon State Championships: Corin Hartnell of Tigard, Grace Armstrong of OES, and Sarah Gentry of Tigard – Photos by Robin Cressy Hundreds of young ski...

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News, Resorts

From Hood to Montana on the All Access Pass

By Zeb Yaklich The past two seasons I’ve taken advantage of the All Access Season Pass that’s offered by Mt. Hood Meadows, not only to make sure I could ride all I want at Meadows but...

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Accidents and Rescues, Backcountry, News

3 Deaths on Mt. Hood in 3 Weeks, 2 of them in Heather Canyon

Two snowboarders and a backcountry skier died on Mount Hood in February, including two deaths in Heather Canyon following a wild stretch of weather that created particularly hazardous...

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Accidents and Rescues, Backcountry, News

An Existential Threat to Mount Hood’s Volunteer Rescue Experts

The backcountry skier who fell to his death on Mount Hood February 25th was alive when two climbers found him near Illumination Saddle and called for help. That phone call set into motion...

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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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