Explore The Ski Area

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We’re the only ski area in North America that’s open all 12 months of the year. We’ve got 3,690 vertical feet…more than anybody else in the US Pacific Northwest. We’re located near the top of an 11,245-foot volcano…the tallest mountain in Oregon. Go ahead. Enjoy the stats. Then get up here and enjoy the ride.

Timberline offers the longest ski season in North America. The winter season typically begins early to mid-November and continues through Memorial Day. Our Palmer Express high-speed quad lift allows us to operate later into the summer season than anyone else (usually June 1st through Labor Day). Many years, we’re open for fall skiing as well (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in September and October snow permitting). The Palmer lift operates in the Spring and Summer seasons only. During the winter months, we offer snowcat rides to the top of Palmer when weather permits.

Timberline boasts the Northwest’s largest vertical terrain with 3,690 vertical feet (from the top of Palmer to the bottom of Still Creek Basin). In the summer, our vertical drop is 2,616′.

Mt. Hood’s elevation is 11,245 feet. Timberline Lodge is located at 6,000 feet. Silcox Hut is at 7,000 feet. The highest operation point is the top of Palmer at 8,540 feet. The lowest operation point is the bottom of Still Creek Basin at 4,850 feet.

41 total:
25% beginner
50% intermediate
25% advanced
5 High Speed Quads
1 Triple
1 Double
2 Surface
1 Passenger Snowcat
9,869 people per hour
1,415 acres

LIFT TICKETS & PASSES If you’re looking for the most opportunities to get on the mountain, we’ve got you covered. Timberline has the most snow and the longest season. We offer the best lift ticket and season pass options to suit your budget and your schedule.

LESSONS Your time to progress never ends at Timberline. We have programs for first time skiers and riders, and programs for experts looking to refine specific skills. No matter what, we’ll make sure you have fun getting to your next level.

RENTAL & REPAIR We offer the finest rental equipment featuring skis from Atomic, K2, and Rossignol and snowboards from Burton and K2. If you already have equipment, our skilled technicians can tune, wax or repair your gear with precision.

GROUP PLANNING What’s more fun than catching big air on Mt. Hood? That’s easy. Catching big air on Mt. Hood with a bunch of your friends. Timberline offers huge discounts for groups of just 15 people or more.

FREESTYLE TERRAIN In search of the best freestyle terrain parks on Mt. Hood? Timberline maintains multiple terrain parks throughout the year with enough jibs, jumps and pipes to keep the hardest of the hardcore happy.

PALMER SNOWCAT Catch a ride to 8,540′ on Mt. Hood. When in operation, the Palmer Snowcat opens up 3,690 vertical feet of skiing and riding from the top of Palmer to the bottom of the Jeff Flood Express.

MOUNTAIN SAFETY The Mt Hood Ski Patrol is dedicated to your safe enjoyment of the ski area. Ask them about snow conditions, run recommendations, closures and more. Be safe, be responsible, have fun!

MAGIC MILE SKY RIDE One of our most popular summer activities is to ride the Magic Mile chair lift to the mountain’s 7000′ level – no skis or snowboards needed! Get ready for spectacular panoramic views!

OTHER ACTIVITIES Timberline isn’t just about skiing and snowboarding. There are lots of other awesome things to see and do on the mountain. From snowshoeing to mountaineering, your adventure awaits!

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