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Environment

Warm enough for you? Why more riders and resorts are rallying to protect winter

Freeriding legend Jeremy Jones can shred it with the best of them. A top snowboard racer in his youth, he switched from salted ice to big mountain riding for films such as...

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Accidents and Rescues

Shred in Peace: 3 fatalities in the summer of 2013 show Mount Hood’s inherent danger

A veteran climber training for a 22,000-foot summit, a well-conditioned military officer and a radical snowboarder with a zest for life: these were the three most recent victims of fatal...

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Resorts

New Fusion Pass deal covers tickets in 8 Western states

The Mt. Hood Fusion pass comes with an added bonus this year: access to 10 Western resorts including Crested Butte, Steven’s Pass and Schweitzer....

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Resorts

Wondering about that 120 acres Meadows is eying in Govy? Check our Google Map

Mt. Hood Meadows is inching nearer to a huge land deal with the Forest Service that will make the biggest ski resort on Mount Hood a major property owner in Government Camp. If the...

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Resorts

Meadows does away with $89 Peak Day Pricing, buys new Groomers, improves Wi-Fi and Sun Deck

Mt. Hood Meadows has purchased three new grooming machines, installed a new fiber optic line to improve Wi-Fi, and redesigned the Paradise Sun Deck to enable outdoor seating in winter...

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Gear and Tech

Ski Tracks vs. AlpineReplay vs. Ski Nation: It’s the Battle of the Mountain Apps

If you’re like me, you love your Ski Tracks app. Okay, so it may lack accuracy. Did you really hit 62.1 miles per hour on that cruiser? Really?? Whether you did or didn’t,...

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Transportation

Silent Rock won’t be particularly silent once the rock-blasting begins

Work is scheduled to begin in April 2014 on a rock-blasting project that will widen Highway 26, extend westbound passing lanes and build a 2.3-mile concrete median just west of Skibowl....

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Transportation

Mountain Express expands its bus service to Timberline Lodge

Editor’s Note: The information in this article has been updated in a follow-up story about the renamed and expanded Mt. Hood Express running from Sandy to Mount Hood seven days a...

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Transportation

Yes traffic jams on Mount Hood suck. So what can be done about them?

Nothing worse than rolling home from a fine day on the mountain and running into a bumper-to-bumper mess of tailights backed up on solid ice from Timberline Road to Welches. Traffic,...

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Transportation

Three things you should definitely know about 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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