Join us for a week long celebration of Timberline Lodge's 75th Anniversary! We have tons of activities, specials and events planned for the week - including daily lift tickets for just $19.37! Read on for all the details...
April 9 – 12
Now is your chance to spend the night at Timberline for the lowest rate we’ve published since 1965. In celebration of our 75th anniversary, Queen size rooms will be $75 less than our normal rates. Call us to reserve your room at 1800-547-1406.
$19.37 LIFT TICKETS!
April 9 – 15
That’s right – we’re rolling the price back on our daily lift tickets for this celebration! Timberline was dedicated by Franklin D. Roosevelt in the Fall of 1937, so we thought we would honor that year with an equivalent ticket price! Available to all ages, tickets may be purchased at the Wy’East Day Lodge ticket office.
FOOD & DRINK SPECIALS!
April 9 – 15 10am – 5pm
Join us in the Cascade Dining Room, Ram’s Head Bar, and Market Cafe for food and drink specials throughout the week. It’s safe to say that after taking a seat at one of these venues, we’ll be hard pressed to make you leave at the end of the night!
RETRO GEAR DISCOUNT – $10 lift tickets!
April 9 – 13
What? You just told me tickets are $19.37. Well, that’s true. Except for these midweek days where if you are wearing any retro Timberline gear (earlier than 1990), you’ll get a $10 lift ticket for the day! We’re looking forward to seeing old hats, sweaters, jackets and more! (It’s gotta have a Timberline logo on it!)
April 9-14, 10am – 2pm
Wood carving, blacksmithing, weaving, sewing and more. Local artisans that still contribute to the upkeep of Timberline will be demonstrating their crafts. A fun time to discover more about art and its impact on Timberline throughout the years. Free and open to the public. See below for specific times and details.
MOVIE SCREENING: BUILDERS OF TIMBERLINE
Nightly at 7PM
Join us for screenings of the movie: Builders of Timberline. A historic look at the men and women who built our magnificent lodge from the ground up. Free and open to the public, we’ll be doing the screening in the Barlow Room.
OLD SCHOOL HALFPIPE JAM
April 13 – 15, 10am – 3pm
Before the age of 22 foot super pipes that you see in the X Games and Olympics, the halfpipe went through many transformation. We’re bringing it all the way back to the mid 1980s when halfpipes were more like ditches. Super fun to ride. Super fun to watch. This pipe will be open to the public!
HISTORIC SLALOM COURSE
April 13 – 15, 10am – 3pm
Breakaway gates. Body armor. We’ve got it easy now. Back in the day, it was nothing more than bamboo stuck in the snow, and the will to win against your friends. Come try our slalom course out, and learn a little more about the history of racing at Timberline. Course will be set up on Main Run Pucci.
TUCKER SNOCAT VIEWING
April 13 – 15, all day
One of the great things about the Pacific Northwest – people take pride in their history. Scott Russell has maintained an original Tucker SnoCat – the same one shown in the photo of our spring pass – and will have it staged in front of the lodge for your viewing pleasure!
April 14, 9am – 3pm
We’ll have representatives from Mervin, Rossignol, Elan, On3p and more with complete lineups of next year’s gear. Try out what you think you might want for next season! Demos are free, but require a photo ID and credit card. Demo tents will be set up just outside the Wy’East Day Lodge.
LIVE MUSIC – MOE DIXON & MORE
April 14, 15 3pm – 5pm
Legendary ski industry musician/performer Moe Dixon will be lighting up the apres ski party in the Wy’East Day Lodge. Moe has played just about every ski lodge in the country, and we didn’t think our party would be complete without him! Moe will be playing on the 15th, and we have a mystery guest lined up for April 14th.
HISTORIC LODGE TOURS
Daily, 11am and 1pm (additional 2pm tours on Saturday/Sunday)
Become inspired by the history of Timberline Lodge! USFS Rangers will be giving free tours to the public. A new timeline display has been created in the lower lobby showing all the major milestones of Timberline’s history – be sure to check it out.
USFS HISTORY HIKE
April 12, 1pm
Strap on a pair of snow shoes and take a tour around Timberline Lodge with a US Forest Service Ranger. Learn about the history of the Lodge, and the land around it. Tours are free. Tour limited to 10 people. Meet at Ticket Window in Wy’East Day Lodge.
If you work in the snow industry, this is your lucky day. We want to honor your services to this great sport. $10 tickets for all Ski Patrollers, Ski Instructors, Ski/Ride Shops, Reps, All Ski Area Employees, and Snow Industry Employees. Bring your most recent pay stub or organization membership ID.
FREE SKI & SNOWBOARD COACHING
April 15, 10am – 3pm
Want to learn something new? Instructors from the Timberline Snowsport Center will be available under the Bruno Chair to give you free tips. Available to skiers and snowboarders. Gear is not included. Regular lessons will still be available during this time.
2ND ANNUAL BOARDGAMES
April 14, 10am – 3pm
Board Games, brought to you by Airblaster and other amazing sponsors, will be back at Timberline during this historic week! It’s gonna be wild, fun, and a total freestylers party! Oh, did we mention there will be a cash prize? The BoardGames venue will be under the Bruno Chairlift. Registration opens at 8am.
NEW SMART PHONE AUDIO TOURS
April 11, 1pm
Be the first to take a smart phone tour that explore the history, art, craft and ongoing restoration work at Oregon’s historic Timberline Lodge, an icon of Depression-era handwork. Meet us in the Barlow Room. Be sure to bring your Smart Phone!
CCC & WPA PRESENTATION
April 9 & 13, 7pm
Learn more about the two government programs that were influential in the creation of Timberline Lodge. A USFS Representative will share an interactive presentation on the topic. Free and open to the public, this presentation will be held in the Barlow Room of Historic Timberline Lodge.
All demos will be in the Historic Lodge unless otherwise noted.
Monday April 9
John Zipprich – Woodcarver
Our Master Oregon Woodcarver. Zipprich’s work includes the hand carved restorative “Thunderbird” Lintel piece which is located over the main front door of Timberline, where President Roosevelt gave his dedication speech 75 years ago. Zipprich also carved a replica third generation Rams Head and Bison Corbel located in the Wy’East Day Lodge. Many winters he was part of the US Team at the Sapporo Japan Ice Sculpture Contest representing the United States. Several award were won. He has commisioned carvings throughout Oregon and the US.
Tuesday-Thursday, April 10, 11, 12
Masamichi Nitani – Woodcarver
Master Japanese Hokkaido Woodcarver has carved two replica Bear Head Corbels for the exterior of Timberline Lodge and one for the interior space of the Wy’East Day Lodge. Masa has also restored several Buffalo carvings on site. He is known for his black walnut Bears and contemporary bowls. He demonstrates his craft frequently at the Japanese Garden in Portland Oregon. Locally his work can be seen in Government Camp at the Mt. Hood Museum and Cultural Center.
Wednesday April 11
Shelly Tarbet – Handweaver
Shelly weaves hand-woven upholstery fabric for Timberline. Her work can be seen on chairs and couches. She uses a linen warp and a wool weft. The pattern is called large Zig Zag or Chevron. Shelly also teaches basketry at the Damascus Fiber Arts School and exhibits her work in the Northwest. She will display a few of the baskets, as well as demos her crafts.
Sue Allen – Printmaker (screen prints) & Bookart Artist
Master at screen printing and design, Sue Allen of “Studio Ink” in Brightwood Oregon
will be onsite to show and tell. Her work in Timberline’s permanent collection is installed
in the “Chalet Guestrooms”. Sue is an artist member of the Print Arts Northwest and the
Rental Sales Gallery of the Portland Art Museum. She is the Exhibits Coordinator for
the Clackamas County Arts Alliance.
Sarah Munro – Timberline Lodge Historian
The launch of two smart phone (app) tours of interior spaces of the lodge written by Sarah Munro and produced by Northwest Audio Tours, LLC. If you have a Smart Phone, download the two apps before April 11 from iTunes or the Android App Store so you can be the first to use the tours. Sarah also wrote Timberline Lodge: The History, Art, and Craft of an American Icon which is available in The Timberline Gallery.We are sure she’d be happy to autograph one for you.
Thursday April 12
Steve Ludeman – Watercolorist
Steve a favorite mountain local, favors the theme of Mt. Hood and the outdoors. He enjoys depicting Timberline, Silcox Hut and the Lodge’s mascots, Bruno and Heidi. Steve a member of the Watercolor Society of Oregon has a variety of work and exhibits numerous colorful Paper Art. He will be painting on one of these.
Friday April 13
Darryl Nelson – Blacksmith
Third Generation Blacksmith, a master at his craft, Darryl Nelson has forged numerous Iron gates, handrails, standing lamps, andirons and fireplace tools for our Oregon National Historic Landmark Timberline Lodge as well as Silcox Hut high above the timberline. President of the Northwest Blacksmith Association, Nelson teaches across the United States. He currently is teaching at the “Arts Cabins” on Mt. Hood. He is known especially for his detail work creating animal heads. Perhaps he will show you while forging onsite. Darryl will be set up in the Wy’East Day Lodge main entrance.
Luzon Birdsong – Seamstress
Craftswoman on site to share interest in restoring Hand Appliqué draperies for the
Guestrooms of the Lodge. Luzon has sewn over 200 pillows from recycled decorative
bedspreads, a Friends of Timberline and US Forest Service partnership Project.
She has been relining the second and third phase of draperies at Lodge and Silcox Hut. Luzon is also an accomplished Silversmith and Jeweler.
Saturday April 14
DeDe Tuel – Craftswoman Upholster
Onsite demonstration of Leather Lampshade Lacing. DeDe has crafted numerous lampshades in rawhide and has restored leather webbed Timberline WPA 1930′s Iron Lounge chairs. DeDe an upholsters for 20 years currently is working on guestroom and public area furniture with the, exclusive hand woven upholstery fabric commissioned for Timberline.
Monday – Sunday April 9 – 14
Linny Adamson – Timberline Lodge Curator
Linny will be onsite for questions, specifically for the Collections Restoration of the decorative Arts, furniture and furnishings of Timberline Lodge, Silcox Hut and the Wy’East Day Lodge. Linny is a past Board member of the Gilkey Center for the Arts at the Portland Art Museum, the Portland Contemporary Crafts Museum of Art, the Oregon College of Arts and Crafts and the Clackamas County Art Action Alliance.She has been an Art juror for “Art in the Pearl”, and the “Warm Spring Museum”. She was one of the juror for the Lodges new Winter Entrance and currently an advisor to the Friends of Timberline and the Mt. Hood Museum and Cultural Center. She has been the director of 17 Mt.High Biennial Exhibitions including the loan of the Oregon State Capitol Painting Collection and has been curator of Timberline Lodge for some 30 years.