Timberline Ends Its Shortest Ever Season on Sunday

The Palmer Chair will stop after August 2, the earliest time since it opened in 1975


The ski season will end a month early thanks to Oregon's brutal summer heat wave.Yup, that's right, it's still ski season in the Cascades, where skiiers and boards have historically been able to ride through Labor Day thanks to a lift servicing the Palmer snowfield glacier on Mount Hood's south side.But a low-snow winter—several lower-elevation Oregon resorts had 11-day seasons, while others didn't ...   More
Thursday, July 30, 2015 by Martin Cizmar

Winter Guide 2013: Powder Up

Six ski sites down, one across.

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Timberline The scene: Timberline (timberlinelodge.com) sits high on glaciated Mount Hood, offering stunning views and year-round skiing on its upper section. Summer is the busiest time here, as n   More
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 WW Staff

Gaper Day and the West Coast Session at Timberline

Top young skiers jam at Timberline this week, plus pictures from Gaper Day.


Look down from Timberline's Stormin' Norman lift this week and you'll see future stars of Sochi spinning off jumps at the resort's terrain park. There are no medals or sponsorships on the line, though. Which is the point, says West Coast Session organizer Ethan Stone."All winter long they're competing, they're doing photo shoots, they're working really hard to become professional ...   More
Monday, May 7, 2012 by Martin Cizmar


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