Mt. Hood Meadows joins the Indy Pass family of independent ski area operators
Mt. Hood, Or. (July 26, 2022) – The Indy Pass is proud to announce that Mt. Hood Meadows, Oregon is joining its coalition of independent resorts for the 22/23 season. Mt. Hood Meadows is one of the largest independently owned and operated resorts in the US and features 2,150 acres, 11 lifts, 85 named runs, and 430" of annual snowfall. It welcomes more skier visits than any other Indy resort partner.
"We are very excited to welcome our home mountain, Mt. Hood Meadows, to the Indy family of resorts,” said Indy Pass president Doug Fish. “We know first-hand that Meadows is one of the finest resorts in North America, and their presence on the pass will elevate and support all Indy resorts."
Meadows Chairman and CEO Matthew Drake says alignment with the Indy Pass continues the company’s efforts to expand access to quality mountain recreation experiences, stating, "It is our culture to innovate, implement new initiatives, experiment, learn and then refine,” Drake said. “Our first year with the Indy Pass is another exciting experiment.”
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Meadows has closely followed the Indy Pass since it was introduced and has been impressed with the pass’s ability to drive off-peak visits to participating ski areas. Meadows VP of Sales and Marketing Dave Tragethon says, “The Indy Pass has found a way to grow visitation midweek and we believe will introduce Meadows to a whole new group of snow enthusiasts. Joining the Indy Pass family will draw attention to the fiercely authentic culture of independent ski areas across the country with whom we identify.”
“Mt. Hood Meadows immediately becomes the crown jewel in Indy's Western region,” says Fish who lives here in Oregon and knows Meadows well. “It gives the Indy Pass a Mt. Hood anchor to compliment White Pass, Washington, and Hoodoo, Oregon, each about 2.5 hours from Portland. Meadows' reliable Cascade snowpack comes from the constant barrage of winter storms that pound the Oregon coast before slamming into 11,240' Mt. Hood. Its extensive terrain includes 1,700 additional vertical feet of hike-to snow fields and other gate-accessed terrain, affording Meadows premier status by any measure.”
We've provided additional Indy Pass information on our FAQ page.
Indy Pass FAQ
What is the Indy Pass?
The Indy Pass provides access to more than 100 independently owned resorts in the U.S., Canada and Japan, offering two free lift tickets and a third day at a discounted rate to each of the partner resorts. The Indy Base Pass has black out dates at select resorts including Meadows that direct visits to weekday / non-holiday time frames. There is also an Indy+ Pass at an additional cost that does not have black out dates. The vast majority of Indy Passes sold are base passes, so the peak day visitation of Indy Pass holders at Meadows will be nominal.
- The Indy Base Pass costs $299 for adults and $139 for kids and does have blackout dates
- The Indy Plus Pass costs $399 for adults and $189 for kids and does not have any blackout dates
Indy Pass Information
Indy Add Ons for Meadows All Access and Sahale Pass Holders
Meadows All Access and Sahale Pass Holders can purchase the pass at a discounted rate by showing proof of purchase for the 2022-23 season when purchasing online.
- Indy Base Add-On Pass: $199 Adults / $99 Kids
- Indy+ Add-On Pass: $309 Adults / $149 Kids
- Indy Base Add-On - Blackout dates apply on weekends and holiday periods
- Indy+ Add-On - No Blackouts
Verification of an unlimited Meadows season pass valid for the 22/23 season is mandatory
Add On an Indy Pass to your All Access or Sahale Pass