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Shred Hood is a community news and information website founded in 2013 to cover the skiing, snowboarding, and outdoor enthusiast scene on Mount Hood. The vision is to serve the people who love Mount Hood in winter with a lively, reliable and timely source of relevant information and entertainment.

As of April 2016, Shred Hood has gained 1.5 million page views, 200,000 nique users and more than 8,000 social media followers and email subscribers. The site is live year-round with coverage of summer snow sports on the mountain, bicycling, kite and windsurfing, hiking and climbing and other activities popular with the mountain community, as well as environmental, cultural and economic stories as they break.

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Shred Hood's co-founders are Ben Jacklet and Bjorn van der Voo, friends and co-workers who saw an opportunity to create something new and original in the evolving field of web-based niche journalism.

Shred Hood Editor and Publisher Ben Jacklet (pictured at Ski Bowl during a Club Race in 2016) began skiing at age 5 in New Hampshire and has been a professional writer, editor and publisher for 28 years. To contact Ben, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Shred Hood, LLC is a media company registered in Portland, Oregon and supported by businesses and organizations that want to reach a passionate audience of skiers, snowboarders and mountain enthusiasts. Shred Hood owes its continuing existence to primary sponsors Advantage Orthopedic and Next Adventure, plus seasonal sponsors Mt. Hood Summer Ski & Snowboard Camps, Ski to Defeat ALS, and Grant Myrdal Photography.

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