Mt. Hood Meadows received over a foot of snow from the last storm.
A series of early season storms have laid down a great early-season base at ski areas across Oregon. Three resorts will be open this weekend including Mt. Bachelor in Central Oregon, which has already received 89-inches of snow, with a 32-inch mid-mountain base. Mt. Hood Meadows opening for a limited preview weekend with a reported 31-inch mid-mountain base and Timberline Lodge & Ski Area, which celebrated an early limited opening on October 8, already has a 28-inch base with seven lifts running.
The 2017-18 ski season is underway here in Oregon. There’s plenty of snow in the forecast and loads of recent ski area improvements and upgrades to enjoy.
Oregon Ski Area 2017-18 Opening Dates
Timberline Lodge & Ski Area
Opened for the season on October 8, with a scheduled full-time opening this Friday, November 10. Timberline is currently running seven lifts from 9–4 daily weather permitting.
Mt. Hood Meadows
The scheduled opening date for full operations is Friday, November 24, however the resort will be opening with limited operations November 18-19 for a preview weekend! Planned lifts for preview weekend include at least two high speed quads – the Mt. Hood and Shooting Star express lifts – as well as Buttercup, Easy Rider and the Ballroom Carpet.
Mt. Hood Ski Bowl
Limited opening Saturday, November 18 for Day Tubing 10:00 am – 4:00 pm and nighttime Cosmic Tubing 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm and on Sunday, November 19 for Day Tubing 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Mt. Bachelor moved their scheduled opening date one week ahead to open this Saturday, November 18. Three lifts are scheduled for operation including Pine Marten, Skyliner and Sunshine Accelerator.
Will open as soon as conditions allow.
Projected opening date of Wednesday, November 29 with option to open as early as Wednesday, November 22.
PMt. Ashland has already received 25-inches of snowfall ahead of their projected opening date of Saturday, December 9.
Projected mid-December opening.
Cat Ski Mt. Bailey
Projected opening the week between Christmas and New Year, conditions permitting.
Anthony Lakes has already received 39-inches ahead of their projected opening date of Saturday, December 16.
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