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Why Isn’t Palmer Chairlift Open in the Winter? The Palmer Express chairlift gives Timberline the longest ski season in North America. We wish it was possible to maintain the Palmer Chair during the winter – but frequent and heavy winter storms coat the lift towers in thick snow and ice. These storms often have wind […]Read More
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    Heidi at Home

    Heidi’s Home on the Range By Leslie Skellenger Timberline’s new St. Bernard mascot, Heidi, is being cared for by Scott Skellenger (Timberline’s Assistant General Manager) and his wife, Leslie (Manager of the Mt Hood Brewing Co. in Government Camp). Scott has been with Timberline for a total of 25 years with a brief stint away to […]Read More
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      Mountain Operations

        What It Takes to Maintain Timberline Ski Area Timberline Lodge and Ski Area is open for the better part of the year, 11 months, the only ski resort that offers year-round lift access in the US. Without snow-making equipment. How is this possible? Perhaps a better question to ask is, who makes this possible? […]Read More
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