Kid-Friendly Amenities

What to Do with Your Kids on Mount Hood Powder Days

So there’s a foot of fresh snow and blue skies, and you really don’t feel up for the whole child care thing just this moment. I mean, yeah, you love ’em, but. No worries....

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Snowsport Clubs

Nine Active Snow Sports Clubs on Mount Hood

If you love Mount Hood in winter and are looking for a like-minded community to join, you have options ranging from hard-core racing to super-active social groups, not to mention the...

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Tubing and Sledding

The Best Spots for Family Sledding and Tubing on Mount Hood

As hard as it is for the snow-sports diehards among us to believe, not every child loves skiing and snowboarding. That doesn’t mean they don’t get to take a fun trip up and out...

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Transit Options

No Car? Here are your transit options to get up to Mount Hood

No car? No license? Bald tires? No desire to drive bumper-to-bumper on icy roads? Tired of getting parked out? No worries. You can still travel up to enjoy Mount Hood in winter. Here are...

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Cheap Gas

Box store partnerships bring down gas prices and open up options

Whether you like to admit it or not, transportation may be your biggest expense when it comes to heading up to enjoy the mountain. There’s simply no skimping on four-wheel drive and...

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Where to Buy Gear

22 Places to Buy or Rent Ski and Snowboard Gear On and Around Mount Hood

Whether you’re looking to spring for the latest super-gear or just get the kids cheap season rentals, there is no shortage of local options for buying gear on and around Mount Hood....

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Where to Shred

Six Places to Ski, Snowboard, and Shred on Mount Hood

PHOTO: Tommy Ellingson and Josh Larkin rip through some fresh snow on Skibowl’s Upper Bowl. One sweet thing about Mount Hood is that it’s just an hour’s drive from...

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Sno-Park Permits

Got Your Sno-Park Permit Yet?

Parking is free at all Mount Hood ski resorts and backcountry entry points, except for the fact that it isn’t....

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Where to Find Wi-Fi Hotspots on Mount Hood

Need to get online while you’re up on the mountain? No problem. The list of Wi-Fi hotspots on and around Mount Hood gets longer every year. And with the recent addition of a cell...

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Where to Eat and Drink

Where to eat and drink on Mount Hood

Dining and drinking options on and around Mount Hood range from an irresistably greasy bag of donuts at Joe’s in Sandy to fine fondue and chardonnay at Timberline Lodge’s...

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