Winter Travel

10 Spots for Winter Camping in Oregon

Hike, snowshoe, ski, and camp year-round at parks and campgrounds across the state, including Crater Lake’s scenic Rim Drive.

12/21/2022 By Isabel Lemus Kristensen

THE INSIDER’S GUIDE TO MOUNT HOOD

Where to Bed Down for the Night on Mount Hood

A-frames, hot tubs, log cabins, and views for days—check out these winter lodging options that go beyond hotels, lodges, and resorts.

12/15/2022 By Julia Silverman Illustrations by Chris Koelling

The Insider’s Guide to Mount Hood

Indoor Activities at Mt Hood for Those Who Loathe Winter Sports

Not a skier? Hit up a museum or book a spa treatment while your pals hit the slopes.

12/05/2022 By Michelle Harris and Sam Stites Illustrations by Chris Koelling

The Insider’s Guide to Mount Hood

Cobra Dogs Eats Mount Hood

The snowboarding chefs behind the iconic hot dog truck give us their advice for where to eat on the hill.

12/02/2022 By Matthew Trueherz Illustrations by Chris Koellig

Editor’s Note

From the Editor: How a Magazine Helped Me Fall in Love with the City

‘Working here and writing about the mind-bending arts, the blazing food scene, the outdoors, the shops, the wine, has immersed me in what’s truly crushable about this town.’

12/01/2022 By Fiona McCann

Snow

The Insider’s Guide to Mount Hood

Tips on how to make the most of your day at the mountain just outside of Portland, from the people who know.

11/30/2022 By Sam Stites Illustrations by Chris Koelling

Insider’s Guide to Mount Hood

Inside Government Camp’s Growth Spurt

A new gondola, more housing, and so, so much traffic in the ski resort town outside Portland

11/30/2022 By Sam Stites

Events

Get Stoked for Ski and Snowboard Season at Snowvana

The Pacific Northwest’s largest ski and snowboard expo returns to the Oregon Convention Center in Portland for its seventh year, November 18–20.

11/15/2022 By Sam Stites

Winter Sports

Ski and Snowboard Season Is Here Early on Mount Hood

If you’re jonesing to get some early season turns in, Timberline Lodge on Mount Hood has you covered.

11/09/2022 By Sam Stites

Travel

Quick and Easy Day Trips for Fall Fun

Orchards in the Hood River Valley, spooks in St. Helens, fall revelry in Wilsonville, and more

10/03/2022 By Gabriel Granillo, Rose Lee, and Fiona McCann

Hiking

4 Great Fall Hikes near Portland

In early autumn, trails in Oregon and Washington offer glimpses of misty waterfalls, migrating birds, changing colors, not-so-snowy mountain peaks, and more.

09/15/2022 By Brian Barker, Gabriel Granillo, and Benjamin Tepler

Outdoors

91 Minutes to the Top of Mount Hood and Back Down Again

26-year-old ski mountaineer Jack Kuenzle made it to the top of Mount Hood and back down again in 91 minutes.

04/28/2022 By Julia Silverman

Winter Sports

Ski Season Isn't Done With Us Yet, Oregon

April's snow showers dumped more than five feet of new powder on Mount Hood and environs—and the wintry weather isn’t done yet.

04/15/2022 By Julia Silverman

Travel

Trip Tip: Government Camp

From pit stops to lodging to eateries, Schoolhouse's Sara Kinnamon Fritsch gives her recs for the perfect vacation at the 'crown jewel of Mount Hood.'

03/01/2022 By Gabriel Granillo

Real Estate

Property Watch: An Entertainer’s Dream Home near the Gorge

With mountain views and nearby ski resorts, this Parkdale house south of Hood River is a party on top of the world.

02/21/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Sports

These Oregonians Are Ready to Shred at the Beijing Olympics

Tommy Ford, Jacqueline Wiles, Luke Winters, and Sean FitzSimons will represent Oregon in alpine skiing and snowboard in the 2022 Winter Olympics.

01/26/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

News

Govy-to-Portland Traffic Jams Cause Ski Resorts to Shift Strategy

There were hours-long commutes to the mountain and packed lots this weekend at Timberline, Mt Hood Meadows, and more.

01/11/2022 By Gabriel Granillo

Winter Sports

Everything You Need to Know about Oregon Sno-Parks

History, permits, and where to go during peak snow season on Mount Hood and beyond

12/30/2021 By Julia Silverman and Gabriel Granillo

Winter Sports

Everything You Need to Know About Oregon's Upcoming Snow Season

Season openings and the goings-on at Mt. Hood Meadows, Hoodoo Ski Resort, Willamette Pass, and more.

12/09/2021 By Karly Quadros

Watersports

Sup, SUPers? Grab Your Board. We're Going Paddling.

Paddle up at Lost Lake, Hood River, Sellwood Waterfront Park, and more.

08/18/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton, Fiona McCann, and Gabriel Granillo