Events

What to Do in Oregon in February

Eat and drink at Newport's Seafood and Wine Festival, sip beer at Suttle Lodge, snowshoe on Mt Hood, and more.

02/01/2023 By Portland Monthly Staff

Ski Trips

Beyond Hood: Crystal Mountain Ski Resort

Beyond Mount Hood takes us across the Pacific Northwest with a series of excursions to must-visit ski resorts.

01/19/2023 By Sam Stites

Winter Sports

Changing the Face of Snow Sports in Oregon and Washington

The new organization is working to make skiing and snowboarding more accessible to groups that aren’t always associated with winter sports.

01/09/2023 By Isabel Lemus Kristensen

Travel

What to Do in Oregon in January

First Day Hikes at Oregon State Parks, drink high gravity beer in Bend, listen to folk music in Florence at the Winter Music Festival, and more.

12/29/2022 By Gabriel Granillo and Sam Stites

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

No Skis, No Snowboard, No Problem: Next-Gen Ways to Play in the Snow

These portable, packable snow-play options don’t always require a lift ticket.

12/07/2022 By Isabel Lemus Kristensen

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

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

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

Outdoors

What to Do in Oregon in November

Día de los Muertos in Eugene, Thanksgiving in Wine Country, Run to Stay Warm, and more!

10/31/2022 By Portland Monthly Staff

Get Out

Let It Snow: Mt Hood Ski Resorts to Open in Just a Few Weeks

Snow in the Cascades means local ski resorts will soon announce opening dates for the upcoming season that are on the historically early side.

10/25/2022 By Julia Silverman

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

What to Do

4 New Oregon Museum Exhibits Focusing on History and the Environment

From exploring snow’s impact on the environment to unpacking immigrant stories of survival, these new Oregon Museum exhibits will entertain and educate.

02/04/2022 By Gabriel Granillo

News You Can Use

5 Oregon Stories to Watch This Week, January 31–February 6

Kristof's day in court, the short legislative session kicks off, and is omicron finally on the run?

01/31/2022 By Julia Silverman

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

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