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Twilight and Pluto Gates to Heather Canyon Open for Expert Only Extremely Difficult Terrain

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A snowboarder rides in Heather Canyon at Mt. Hood Meadows - Richard Hallman photoThe Twilight access gate to Heather Canyon was opened today for the first time this season. Following repeated days of upper canyon avy mitigation work by Ski Patrol and bridge building by our grooming team, we will open the Twilight gate. The lower gates may remain closed due to what is currently a very challenging breakable crust and less than ideal skiing.

12:45 PM: Twilight Gate Open to Heather Canyon

Heed this warning before entering the canyon

Wild winter weather - Friday operations have been suspended

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Freezing rain forecast for Friday Northwest Oregon is under a winter weather warning going into this holiday weekend for lowland snow, freezing rain, ice storms and high winds. On the mountain we’ll have strong winds, heavy snowfall transitioning to freezing rain Friday through Christmas Day, then some rain and eventually back to snow next week. Crazy weather for sure that will affect our operations!

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Your Mountain Home for the Holidays is Mt. Hood Meadows

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A skier glides down a run at Mt. Hood Meadows with beautiful Mt. Hood in the backgroundMt. Hood Meadow is your winter wonderland all season long but especially during the holidays. The season is well underway as the resort welcomes more snow heading into the holiday week. Meadows already has a five foot snow depth in the base area and 90 inches at midmountain. And for those dreaming of a white Christmas - the forecast has plenty of snow this week.

Holiday Events and Hours

Provide to Ride Food Collection for FISH nets over TWO TONS of food and $33,000 to support families in need this holiday season

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More than 1,000 skiers and snowboarders turned out Tuesday at Mt. Hood Meadows for the first annual “Provide to Ride” food collection event for FISH - the Hood River Food Bank. Meadows offered a free lift ticket for the donation of 24 cans of food or two hams. We also offered a special lift ticket for those that just wanted to donate with the proceeds going to FISH.

What an amazing event!

Provide to Ride Free Ride Day food collection event highlights a week of happenings

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A snowboarder celebrates the new season at Mt. Hood MeadowsMt. Hood Meadows is shifting into high gear this week, with the night season lighting up Friday, December 16 and Park and Ride weekend and holiday shuttle transportation from Portland revving up Saturday and Sunday, December 17 and 18. With another huge La Niña storm dropping nearly two feet of snow the last two days, Meadows has a base area snow depth of 65 inches with seven feet at mid-mountain. It’s been a great start to the season as the resort prepares for the holiday season.

Ride for Free with your food donation Tuesday - Provide to Ride