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Limited opening of Heather Canyon without Heather chair lift service

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Buddies keeping each other in sight as they ride powder at Mt. Hood MeadowsMt. Hood Meadows opened a portion of lower Heather Canyon today to expert skiers and snowboarders. The "Moon Bowl" Gate was open for an hour at the end of the day - and gated access is expected in the canyon tomorrow. Heather Canyon is a controlled access area, meaning access is available only through gates. Patrol determines which gates to open based on conditions. The boundary is controlled by rope line, and entrance must only be through open gates.

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Sharing our mountain and caring for each other this holiday season

Categories: COVID Meadows Cares

Skier on a ridge line with a setting sun in mid December at Mt. Hood MeadowsAs we approach the holiday season, we know many can’t wait to get to the mountain. It is your escape mentally and physically - it is your gym. We look forward to providing this much needed experience - let’s face it, we all need the physical and emotional break. That’s why we’re asking all of our guests to be conscientious and share Meadows with others.

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Our first bluebird day had some glitches

Categories: Guest Connection Inside Meadows COVID

Saturday was undoubtedly one of the best mid-December bluebird days we’ve experienced here on Mt. Hood. Fresh snow from the night before, temps in the teens, and a great groom. A lot of mountain open, with all six high-speed quads, plus four other lifts operating, helped spread out the crowd. Those that could get in the parking lot, that is.

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New snow and tips for a busy weekend

Categories: COVID Guest Connection Weather Blog

Powdery day at Mt. Hood MeadowsLa Niña is shifting into high gear now, with a promising snowy weather pattern forecast for the next 10 days. The storm has already dropped 3 inches of snow as of early Friday morning, and we could see another foot or two by Monday. And that is great news for our season!

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Dining outdoors at designated areas

Categories: Culinary Services COVID Guest Connection Sahale

Mt. Hood Meadows Culinary Services Director Mark Fellows and his team have been working hard to accommodate everyone who wants to dine at Meadows under COVID restrictions. Primarily, that means restaurants are featuring take-and-go menus, outside dining areas have been designated and more outside service locations have been created.

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Our first weekend of the season: What you need to know and how you can help

Categories: COVID Guest Connection Media Center

Cascade Express transports skiers to some awesome early season turns at Mt. Hood MeadowsWe’ve had a great first week of operations here at Meadows and we’ve learned a lot about operating this resort during a pandemic. And while we are all looking to get back to normal, it is important that we all recognize that COVID-19 is a serious public health threat that can affect our ability to operate. We expect a busy first weekend - here's what you should know.

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