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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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Business

Liberated Baking takes the “nasty” out of gluten-free

Tonda Burgin grew up in the shadow of Mount Hood. One of her favorite things to do in high school was to grab her skis and jump on the bus with her friends and head up to the mountain for...

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