Who's up for 7 brutal miles with 3900 feet of elevation changes? Details here.

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

It's looking like a gorgeous day on the mountain today, with clear skies and light winds.

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

Temperatures at 6,000 feet: Rising well into the 50s

Wind: 7-11 mph, South by Southeast

Snow depth at the base of Meadows: 11 inches

Annual snowfall at Timberline: 32 inches

Freezing Level: Rising to 13,900 feet today, then dropping to 7500 feet by Monday.

Roads: Clear

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

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Cascade Ski Lodge has $15-a-night bunks on Mount Hood.

Cascade Ski Club will hold an open house at its historic lodge in the middle of Government Camp on Saturday, December 7.

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

It's still looking like winter up on Mount Hood, but that fresh snow won't last for long.

If you've got backcountry gear and skills, you might want to call in sick.

Temperature at 6,000 feet: 41-46

Wind: 5-9 SE

Snow depth at the base of Meadows: 12 inches

Annual snowfall at Timberline: 32 inches

Freezing Level: 8,000 feet this morning, rising to 13,800 feet Saturday.

Roads: Clear

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

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Acoustic music in a beautiful mountain forest.

Timberline will host its annual Mountain Music Festival with music, food and refreshments on Labor Day, Monday, September 7.

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

It's looking like winter up on Mount Hood, with fresh snow reported at Skibowl, Timberline and Meadows. Of course it won't last for long, but the sight of untracked powder does get the juices flowing.

If you've got backcountry gear and know-how, move quickly before it all melts. Sunshine expected for several days.

Snow depth at the base of Meadows: 10 inches

Annual snowfall at Timberline: 27 inches

Wind: Almost non-existent

Freezing Level: 5200 feet this morning, rising to 10,000 feet Friday and 13,000 feet Saturday.

Roads: Clear

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

The 24-hour cancer-fighting fundraiser Hope on the Slopes returns to Mt. Hood Skibowl March 21-22 with prizes, good times and plenty of camaraderie.

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The Portland evo shop will host a free Avy Awareness Course from 6:30 pm to 8 on Tuesday, Jan. 27, with expertise provided by the Northwest Avalanche Center. Details here.

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Calling all Riglets!

Mt. Hood Meadows will host the Burton Mountain Festival this coming weekend, with demo gear, entertainment and a specialized Riglet Park for the little guys and girls.

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ReRack Rail Jams double as Mt. Hood Series competitions sanctioned by the USASA.

Mt. Hood Meadows will host the another ReRack Rail Jam from 3-8 pm on Saturday, Feb. 7.

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