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Transportation

3 things you should know about tire chains (the first being you may not need them)

You know it’s going to be fun on the mountain when you drive under the big electronic sign that reads CHAINS REQUIRED. Probably the last thing you’ll want to do at that moment...

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News, Resorts, Uncategorized

Is it even worth skiing this season?

Quick answer: Yes! Even with the risk of COVID-19, high-speed turns in the fresh air may be exactly what you need this winter. I know I could use some mountain time. It has been a long slog...

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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: Carolyn Mount of Lakeridge, Cailin Gahan of Wilsonville and Cambell Drake  – Photos by Robin Cressy Hundreds of young ski racers and their families and coaches...

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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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