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A fun event for a vital organization.

Here is an opportunity to see some excellent films at the Aladdin Theater while supporting a volunteer organization that saves lives on Mount Hood.

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Just enough snow on the mountain to make your first turns of 2013-14

It's mostly cloudy and chilly today on Mount Hood, with just enough snow to make some turns. Might get some sun shots here and there, we'll see. Who's shredding Palmer for the season opener at Timberline? Tag your best Instagram pics #shredhood.

Temperature range at 7,000 feet: 28-34

Wind: 8-10 mph from the West/NW, with gusts to 20 mph at the top of the Magic Mile

Snow depth at Timberline Lodge: 11 inches

Annual snowfall at Timberline: 38 inches

Freezing Level: Dropping from 7400 feet this morning to 5900 feet tonight

Roads: Clear

Sources: Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center, National Weather Service, ODOT cameras, Timberline, Meadows, Skibowl, snow-forecast.com

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Add a bunch of fun-loving people and you've got quite the location for a Solstice Party.

Anyone with the gear and will to climb to 10,000 feet for the solstice is welcome to join 5th Annual Illumination Saddle Summer Solstice Function on Mount Hood June 21.

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Fresh snow above 6,000 feet, sun expected to break through

It's snowing and calm today on Mount Hood, with skies expected to clear later in the day. Groomers are moving snow around on the Palmer Snowfield to get ready for early-October skiing at Timberline.

Temperature range at 6,000 feet: 31-39

Wind: 8-10 mph from the North

Snow depth at the base of Meadows: 11 inches and rising

Annual snowfall at Timberline: 35 inches

Freezing Level: Rising from 5700 feet to 8700 feet

Roads: Wet but Clear

Sources: Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center, National Weather Service, ODOT cameras, Timberline, Meadows, Skibowl, snow-forecast.com

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Fred Noble enjoying Mount Hood for Ski to Defeat ALS. Photo by Randy Boverman

A powerful documentary about skiing legend Fred Noble will screen at the Clinton Street Theater in Portland Friday, Sept. 25 as part of the Oregon Independent Film Festival.

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Up to nine inches of fresh snow at 6,000 feet

It's snowing and windy today on Mount Hood, with up to nine inches of fresh powder predicted at 6,000 feet.

Temperature range at 6,000 feet: 28-33

Wind: 17-20 mph from the West, gusts to 30

Snow depth at the base of Meadows: 6 inches and rising

Annual snowfall at Timberline: 33 inches

Freezing Level: Dropping to 5700 feet today

Roads: Clear

Sources: Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center, National Weather Service, ODOT cameras, Timberline, Meadows, Skibowl, snow-forecast.com

Here's your chance to catch some of the best bike movies ever made, all in one Portland weekend.

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Freezing level is plummeting today, with heavy winds.

It's looking wet today on Mount Hood, with the freezing level dropping to bring another dusting of preseason powder.

Temperature range at 6,000 feet: 28-37

Wind: 17-24 mph from the West, gusts to 37

Snow depth at the base of Meadows: 8 inches

Annual snowfall at Timberline: 32 inches

Freezing Level: Falling from 9,700 to 5900 feet today

Roads: Clear

Sources: NWAC, NWS, ODOT cameras, Timberline, Meadows, Skibowl, snow-forecast.com

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PACRAT races are open to adult skiers and snowboarders of all ability levels.

PACRAT racers will get four chances to shred the gates on Shooting Star Ridge this coming Sunday, Feb. 22, at Mt. Hood Meadows.

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The snow won't last for long, but it is good to see..

We've got clear skies and light winds this morning, but the rain is on the way.

If you've got backcountry gear and skills, what are you waiting for? Meadows is not yet enforcing its no-uphill-traffic rule.

Temperature range at 6,000 feet: 40-56

Wind: 9-13 mph, South by Southeast, switching to Southwest

Snow depth at the base of Meadows: 9 inches and melting

Annual snowfall at Timberline: 32 inches

Freezing Level: Falling from 13,600 feet today to 6400 feet by Monday.

Roads: Clear

Sources: NWAC, NWS, ODOT cameras, Timberline, Meadows, Skibowl, snow-forecast.com