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Mt Hood Meadows Resort Guide

The Mt Hood Meadows resort guide summary is: Mt Hood Meadows has 11 lifts within its 870 Hectares of terrain that is suitable for all levels, including terrain park enthusiasts. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 846m of vertical range and surrounding area.


Photo credit: Jerry GriffithMt Hood Meadows Resort Guide

Mt Hood Meadows Resort Guide

The Mt Hood Meadows resort guide summary is: Mt Hood Meadows has 11 lifts within its 870 Hectares of terrain that is suitable for all levels, including terrain park enthusiasts. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 846m of vertical range and surrounding area.

Vertical:

Top: 2225m
Arrow
846m
Bot: 1379m

Best for:

Advanced level skier
Intermediate/
Advanced

Trails:

20%
50%
30%

Hectares of Ski:

870
Snowmaking: —

Mt Hood Meadows Lifts:

  • drag lift icon1
  • ski lift icon10
  • cablecar icon
Total lifts = 11
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Photo credit: Paul Berty

Visiting Mt Hood Meadows

Helpful resort information to assist planning your trip to Mt Hood Meadows.

  • Season opens
    30 Nov 2020
  • Season closes
    2 May 2021
  • Accommodation
  • Restaurants | Bars
    6 | 2
  • Nearest Airport
    Portland
  • Nearest Train Station
    Portland
  • Tourist Office Website
  • Tourist Office Phone
    +15033372222

Mt Hood Meadows Features

The terrain at Mt Hood Meadows includes:

  • Halfpipes
    1
  • Terrain Parks
    6
  • X-Country
    70.0 km
  • Ski Hire

What's it like at Mt Hood Meadows resort?

Mt. Hood Meadows offers arguably the most spectacular and varied terrain in the Northwest. We have a huge mountain with terrain for everyone, magnificent views and snowfall beyond belief. The staff are committed to providing you with a truly memorable and unique experience that is Mt. Hood Meadows. From the steeps of the front side bowls to the gentle slopes of our beginner runs, Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort terrain is known for its diversity and playfulness. Voted by Oregonians for having the best crusing intermediate terrain in the state, Meadows offers more than 2,150 acres of pure enjoyment. Rising to its highest lift-served elevation of 7,300 feet, you’ll feel like you’re on the top of the world as you take in a panoramic view to the east and south. Legendary Heather Canyon is like its own separate ski area - endlessly steep pitches of powder into the spectacular Canyon. When snow conditions permit, there’s an additional 1,700 vertical for hikers who want to drop into the double blacks of Super Bowl above Heather, to bring the total vertical available in just one run to almost 4,500 feet. Meadows has something for every snow enthusiast. With 12 lifts, including six high-speed quads, all the skiable terrain is easily accessed. Meadows also offers Nordic skiing, with a total of 15 groomed kilometers for both skate skiing and classic skiing. For park riders, we have 5 parks along with a minipipe and a superpipe.


Explore Mt Hood Meadows Location Map

Interactive Mt Hood Meadows trail map and piste map. View the piste and trails as well as the surrounding terrain and mountain contours for backcountry action. Find and compare nearby resorts by clicking on the resort markers.


When's the snowiest month to visit Mt Hood Meadows?

DecemberAverage: 4.4 snow days per week
The snowiest week in Mt Hood Meadows is week 3 of December. There are typically 4.4 snowy days during this week with 56cm of snowfall. Check out the Mt Hood Meadows Snow History graphs below.


Visitor Reviews of Mt Hood Meadows

Overall: 3.2 Based on 115 votes and 168 reviews

  • Snowsure 3.8
  • Variety of pistes 3.9
  • Off-piste 3.6
  • Scenery 3.9
  • Apres-Ski 3.0
  • Vote

Nick from United States writes:

MHM is the best for varied terrain for the Portland Metro region and that is about all it has going for it. After 25 years of skiing across the globe, I am let down this is my "mountain home." But, it is what it is, given the proximity to home. I, like many others on here, have regularly experienced the poor lift operations and general disregard for the customer experience. Also, regular machine grooming is substandard compared to their potential. After being a local pass holder here for 5 years (averaging 30+ days a season here), I am convinced the upper management is clueless on how to effectively operate a resort or does not spend any time on their own mountain to test the daily ops performance. The amount of firsthand experiences when the upper mountain should be open (clear skies and light wind) and isn't, is appalling. As much as I dislike the takeover by big resort conglomerates (Alterra & Vial), MHM's operations and customer experience would greatly improve if bought by either.

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