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

Events

What to Do in Oregon in February

Snowshoeing on Mount Hood, bald eagle bird-watching in Southern Oregon, Chinese New Year in downtown Portland, and more

02/01/2022 By Shannon Daehnke, Karly Quadros, and Margaret Seiler

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

Gear

Pacific Northwest Winter Essentials

Whether you're bombing a hill or cozying up by a fire, here are the best coats, gloves, and more to get you ready for winter.

12/06/2021 By Karly Quadros

News You Can Use

5 Oregon Stories To Watch: December 6-12

Snow in the mountains, a new GM for the Blazers, and cutbacks at TriMet

12/06/2021 By Julia Silverman

Outdoors

What to Do in Oregon in November

ZooLights at the Oregon Zoo, Día de los Muertos at Zenger Farm, Run to Stay Warm in Eugene, and more

11/02/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Canada Travel

Bike or Ski the Slopes of Rossland, British Columbia

Rossland, Nelson, and the West Kootenays beckon year-round with trails, history, and ’Roxanne.’

10/07/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Winter Sports

Ready for Ski Season in Oregon? Here's What You Need to Know

The forecast this year looks promising for snow lovers; now's the time to nab early bird deals on season tickets.

10/05/2021 By Cami Hughes

Q&A

The Iceman Speaketh

Don Baldwin talks Christmas at the mall, artificial snow, and Tonya Harding.

09/30/2021 By Marty Patail

Sports

Will the Winterhawks Finally Retire the ‘Indian Head’ Logo?

Portland’s junior hockey team is in talks with NAYA about the offensive imagery.

04/25/2021 By Jason Cohen

Winter Adventures

Why Not Try Luge at Loup Loup?

You may not be an Olympic athlete, you say? Well, this isn't the Olympic kind of luge.

12/31/2020 By Riley Blake

Winter Adventures

How to Snow Camp like a Champ

Remember the four W’s: a wall tent, a woodstove, some wool duds, and whiskey.

12/22/2020 By Dan Engler

Travel & Outdoors

Your Next Favorite Winter Activity Awaits

You’ve skied. You’ve skated. May we entice you with something new?

12/14/2020 By Margaret Seiler, Julia Silverman, and Riley Blake

Winter Adventures

Enjoy the Calm of Ice Fishing in the Northwest

All you need is an auger, a short rod and reel, lures, and a bucket to sit on.

12/12/2020 By Margaret Seiler