Skiing Guide

Places to Ski in Oregon

Ski Anthony Lakes

47500 Anthony Lake Highway
North Powder ,  OR
541-856-3277

Terrain: 900 vertical drop
Lifts: one triple chairlift, one handletow
Nordic: 13 kilometers of groomed trails
Highlights: At 7,100 feet, Ski Anthony Lakes has the highest base elevation in Oregon , providing skiers and snowboarders the best powder experience in the Northwest. It is also known for its panoramic view of the Elkhorns' majestic peaks. The Day lodge provides skiers and non-skiers with food service, the Starbottle Saloon, and a warm place to observe the slopes. It also has a full service rental shop, nordic center, snowmobile trail access and trailer parking. Backcountry enthusiasts can ride in comfort while gaining access to 2,000 acres of steeps, bowls, and glades with the guided Powder Tours, cat skiing. Open Mid-November through Mid-April, Thursday through Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cooper Spur Mountain Resort

10755 Cooper Spur Road
Mt. Hood ,  OR
503-352-7803

Terrain: 4,500-foot top elevation, 500-foot vertical drop
Lifts: one double, three surface.
Nordic: The Mount Hood National Forest 's Tilly Jane trail system begins nearby
Highlights: There is a new 3,000-square-foot day lodge, a replacement for the building, which has two floors, including a full kitchen, plus a lower-level maintenance shop.

Hoodoo Ski Area

Hwy 20
Sisters, OR
541-822-3799

Terrain: 5,703-foot top elevation, 1,035-foot vertical drop
Lifts: Six chairlifts: 3 quads, 1 triple, 1 double, 1 surface
Nordic: 7.5k groomed track, plus 8.3k Skyliner trail groomed weekends and holidays.
Highlights: The closest ski area to Salem and the mid-Willamette Valley, Hoodoo also draws skiers from Central Oregon who find Hoodoo cheaper, deeper and steeper. The ski slopes are on a big, rounded butte, with lots of wide open terrainThe closest ski area to Salem and the mid-Willamette Valley, Hoodoo also draws skiers from Central Oregon who find Hoodoo cheaper, deeper and steeper. The ski slopes are on a big, rounded butte, with lots of wide open terrain.

Mt. Ashland

P.O. Box 220
Ashland ,  OR
541-482-2897 

Terrain: Top Elevation 7,500
Lifts: Six chairlifts: 2 triples, 2 doubles, 1 surface, 1 learning
Highlights: Skiers from Ashland and Medford love Ski Ashland for its convenience and challenging terrain. Traveling skiers enjoy it because of Ashland 's active theater community' which means there's plenty to do at night and wide-open lodging opportunities that were built to handle large summer crowds.

Mt. Bachelor

P.O. Box 1031
Bend ,  OR
541-382-7888

Elevation: 9,065’
Vertical Drop: 3,365’
Skiable Acres: 3,683’
Lifts: 12 chairlifts, including 7 high-speed quads
Nordic: Full-service Nordic Center with 56 km of groomed track and the first ever Nordic Terrain Park
Location: Only 20 minutes from Sunriver and Bend in Central Oregon
The Northwest’s largest ski resort. Ranked #1 by Ski Magazine, our lifts deliver 360º mountain access. With world-class terrain and picturesque views in all directions, it’s no wonder Transworld Snowboarding rates us the #4 resort in North America . Bachelor’s renowned high desert snow delivers over 350” of the lightest, driest snow around. Life is short. Take a long weekend.

Mt. Hood Meadows

P.O. Box 470
Mt. Hood ,  OR
503-337-2222 

Terrain: 7,300-foot top elevation, 2,777-foot vertical drop
Lifts: 13 chairlifts, including four high-speed quads
Nordic: 15k groomed track at Hood River Meadows.
Highlights: The largest ski resort on Mt. Hood ! Enjoy 2150 acres of terrain with high speed express service with 4 high speed quads. Thirteen chairlifts total and Snowcat access the greatest variety of terrain in the state of Oregon .

Mt. Hood Ski Bowl

87000 E. Highway 26
Government Camp, OR
503-272-3206

Terrain: 5,026-foot top elevation, 1,500-foot vertical drop.
Lifts: 4 double, 3 surface, 1 platter chairlifts; inner-tube hill with tow.
Nordic: None at the ski area: numerous Mt. Hood National Forest trails nearby.
Highlights: America 's largest night ski area, with 34 lighted runs. Snowboarding halfpipe and terrain garden. Portable Snow Tube Tow and Rentals. Portland 's closest ski area is a good place for beginners and families, while experts rocket down the steeps of the Upper Bowl

 

Timberline

Timberline Ski Area
Timberline Lodge, OR
503-622-7979

Terrain: 8,540-foot top elevation, 3,590-foot vertical drop
Lifts: six chairlifts: 4 quads, 1 triple, 1 double
Nordic: Telemark skiing on downhill trails; no cross-country trails.
Highlights: Timberline Lodge, Oregon 's only slope-side lodging, is a national historic landmark that draws skiers from around the world. Timberline is open year round - the longest ski season in North America - and serves as the summer training site for the US Ski Team.

Warner Canyon

Highway 140 E
Lakeview ,  OR
541-947-5001 

Terrain: 6,464-foot top elevation, 764-foot vertical drop
Lifts: one triple, one surface
Nordic: 1.5-mile of groomed trails
Highlights: Powder hounds searching for some of Oregon 's fluffiest white stuff, look no further. With no lift lines, beginners, advanced skiers and snowboarders will find they have lots of time on the wide-open slopes

Willamette Pass

P.O. Box 5509
Eugene ,  OR
541-345-7669 

Terrain: 6,683-foot top elevation, 1,563-foot vertical drop
Lifts: Seven chairlifts, including a new six-person lift; tubing hill
Nordic: Full Nordic center, with 20k groomed track: snowshoe rentals and lessons
Highlights: Willamette Pass serves Eugene and the upper Willamette Valley but also is attractive for traveling skiers because of the variety of lodges nearby. With some of the steepest terrain in the state, Willamette Pass has enough variety that skiers of moderate ability can find easy ways down from the upper lifts.