Travel News

Alaska Airlines to Launch New Direct Flight from PDX to Sun Valley. Sick!

Sure, Mount Hood is home turf. But it's about to get a lot easier for Portlanders to shred the gnar at Idaho's premier ski resort.

07/15/2016 By Marisa Russell

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Ten Once-in-a-Lifetime Cascadian Journeys

From ice cave expeditions to lavish river safaris to nostalgic train trips, here are the Pacific Northwest’s most epic getaways.

02/23/2016 Edited by Rachel Ritchie By Marty Patail, Benjamin Tepler, and Christopher Van Tilberg

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Conquer the Wallowas

Find piles of powder in Oregon’s “Little Switzerland."

02/23/2016 By Christopher Van Tilburg

FIRST LOOK

Inside Timberline’s Two New Eateries: Wy’East Café and Phlox Point Cabin

The historic Timberline Lodge and Ski Area expands with pastrami truffle fries, Korean BBQ bowls, and an always-burning fire barrel.

02/04/2016 By Brooke Bass

WINTER BUCKET LIST

A Guide to Northwest Winter Wandering

Plan a perfect day on Mount Hood, layer up for winter biking, or get outta town for a warm-weather escape!

12/01/2014 By Brian Barker, Zach Dundas, Rachel Ritchie, Benjamin Tepler, Michael Zusman, and Caleb Diehl

NORTHWEST TRAVEL

Summer Skiing at Timberline

A warm-weather trip to Mount Hood's slopes combines mountain-town charm, skiing folklore, and environmental questions.

07/07/2014 By Caleb Diehl

TRAIL OF THE MONTH

Summit Trail No. 691

A local secret revealed: this Sandy-area cross-country ski and snowshoe trail offers gentle, rolling terrain that's perfect for Nordic newbies.

02/03/2014 By Brian Barker

BEYOND THE BRIDGES

Ski Anthony Lakes

Throwback charm, deep snow, and short lines make this Eastern Oregon ski area one of the country's most treasured.

12/17/2012 By Brian Barker

Slideshow

Slide Show: Secret Mount Hood Hideouts

Just in time for the snow, we uncover four under-the-radar private escapes on our signature mountain.

12/05/2012

HIDDEN ESCAPE

Secret Mount Hood Hideouts

Just in time for the snow, we uncover four under-the-radar escapes on our signature mountain.

12/04/2012 By Kasey Cordell, Brian Barker, and Kelly O'Connor

Get Out

Skibowl’s Cosmic Tubing Gets an Upgrade

With snow just a whiff away, Skibowl gears up for a busy season at its newly revamped Adventure Park.

11/20/2012 By Meaghan Morawski

Slideshow

Slide Show: 25 Cozy Northwest Lodges

When Jack Frost comes nipping, we head for these amazing Oregon and Washington escapes.

11/16/2012

Deals & Happenings

Tripster: Weekend Plans

Huge activewear sales, ski resort openings, and Sasquatch sightings.

11/16/2012 By Kasey Cordell

Getaways

25 Cozy Northwest Lodges

When Jack Frost comes nipping, we head for these amazing Oregon and Washington winter escapes.

11/16/2012 By Kasey Cordell

Weekend Away

Winter Arrives in Tahoe (And We Can Help You Enjoy It)

If Tahoe's early season snowstorm has you waxing your sticks, we've got just the guide you need. Plus: the new coolest place to stay (for under $100).

10/23/2012 By Kasey Cordell

Happenings

Tripster: Weekend Plans Sept 26

Fashion Week, beer festivals, and Mt. Hood Meadows season passes.

09/26/2012 By Kasey Cordell

Oldtimer

Long Run

A seasoned ski patroller looks back on 60 years on the slopes.

08/15/2012 With Brian Barker

Snow Report

8 Reasons to Love Mount Hood

From moonlight snowshoes to slope-side saunas, winter brings myriad reasons to swoon over our signature peak.

01/11/2012 By Kasey Cordell

Winter Remedy

On Bended Knee

Don’t just ski this winter; set your heels free and go tele’ it on the mountain.

05/19/2009 With Brian Barker

Ski Patrol

Cannonball Run

Mt Hood Meadows brings in heavy artillery to control avalanches.

05/19/2009 By Julian Smith