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Timberline Lodge Ski Area

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Mt Hood is Oregon's tallest mountain.
Mt Hood is Oregon's tallest mountain. Timberline Lodge

Timberline Lodge Ski Area is an exceptional ski resort located on Mt. Hood, the tallest mountain in Oregon. It is the only ski area in North America that is open all year long. It boasts over 570 hectares of skiable terrain for all ability levels.

Due to its top elevation of 4,849 feet and an average snowfall of almost 40 feet a year, Timberline Lodge doesn't need any snowmaking. You will always find great snow conditions on the mountain - 12 months a year! The trails are serviced by 9 lifts and a passenger snowcat as you have the opportunity of snowcat skiing here as well. Palmer Snowfield, open primarily in the summer, is located above tree line and provides a unique skiing experience for advanced and expert skiers.

The Ski School offers programmes for children and adults who want to learn the basics of skiing and snowboarding as well as the so called Next Step programmes designed for more advanced skiers and riders who want to brush up and refine their skills. In addition, there are 5 terrain parks and a pipe available. Find exceptional and well maintained features to show off your skills. 


Interesting facts

  • Offering 1414 acres of slopes and terrain, Timberline Lodge Ski Area is among the 5 largest Ski Resorts in Oregon.
  • Elevated between 6001 ft and 8540 ft, the Ski Resort is among the 3 highest elevated Ski Resorts in Oregon. The vertical drop from summit to base is 2539 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in the USA is 1227 ft. Most runs are therefore relatively long.
  • During the season the average snow depth at Timberline Lodge Ski Area is 113 ". Snow coverage is usually best during April, offering an average base depth of 159 ". Therefore Timberline Lodge Ski Area is among the 3 ski Resorts with best snow conditions in Oregon.
  • Timberline Lodge Ski Area features 115 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in the USA is 132 sunny days. July is the sunniest month with an average of 27 sunny days.

On Mountain Dining

Cascade Dining Room is one of seven dining options to be found at Timberline.
Cascade Dining Room is one of seven dining options to be found at Timberline. Timberline Lodge

Timberline Lodge has seven family friendly dining facilities. The Cascade Dining Room and Ram's Head Bar are located in the main lodge. The Blue Ox Bar is also in the main lodge. The Wy'East Cafe and Y'Bar are located in the Wy'East Day Lodge. Phlox Point Cabin offers ski-in, ski-out dining in the winter. Mt. Hood Brewing Co. is located in nearby Government Camp. All restaurants feature local and seasonal food and beverages.

Must-Ski Runs

Longest Runs

Palmer Glacier - Tal
Length: 3.1 miles
Vertical Drop: 3589.2 ft


Nightskiing possible


Skiing Timberline on Mt. Hood in Oregon
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Bring your own snowshoes or rent them from Timberline to enjoy groomed snowshoeing trails around the lodge.
Bring your own snowshoes or rent them from Timberline to enjoy groomed snowshoeing trails around the lodge. Timberline Lodge

You want to explore the scenic winter wonderland around Timberline Lodge? Snowshoeing is a great way to do so, as it is fun and easy! Another option is to book a snowcat ride. Once you've had enough outdoors, you can relax in the sauna or hot tub, hit the gym, or browse the large selection of books and DVDs available for rent at Timberline Lodge.


Getting here

Timberline Lodge is located about an hour from Portland. If you don't want to drive yourself, there are a number of shuttle services and rideshare options available.

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last update on Feb 16, 2024
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Timberline Lodge
27500 E Timberline Road
OR 97028 USA
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Mountain Stats

Elevation6001 ft - 8540 ft
Opening DayNov 11, 2023
Closing DayJul 28, 2024
Capacity 11915 Persons/Hr.
Hours9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Total 9

Skiable Terrain

1414 acres
Green Circle
Blue Squared
Black Diamond
Double Diamond
Overall Slope Area 1414 acres
Number of Slopes 41

Weather (8540 ft)


1 day adult $145
1 day youth $119
1 day child $79
All rates & fees