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The forecast is calling for clear skies on Mount Hood.

Timberline plans to open Palmer Snowfield again this coming Friday through Sunday, weather permitting.

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The driver of this Toyota Corolla hit some gravel and rolled over into a ditch, but walked away with just a ticket.

If you were heading back from the Palmer Snowfield Sunday afternoon you no doubt saw the upside-down car in the ditch.

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Yes, there was a bit of fresh snow on October 13.


The Tesla Model X will launch in 2014 with all-wheel drive, no tailpipe emissions and plenty of pop. Photo from Wikimedia Commons.

Oregon's Electric Highway now has a rest-and-recharge stop on Mount Hood. Does this mean electric vehicles have a future as snow rides?

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Timberline will operate its Palmer lift all weekend, weather permitting.

Timberline has opened the Palmer Snowfield Friday through Sunday after getting two feet of early-season snow.

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The view sure would be sweet.

Like the idea of an aerial tram connecting Government Camp to Timberline Lodge? If so, you aren't alone.

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Dexter Hill says he will match Internet prices at Hillcrest Ski & Sports in Gresham.

Editor's Note: This story was updated on October 15, to reflect the closing of the Ski Chalet in Beaverton and Bob's Ski and Snowboard Shop in East Portland.

Dexter Hill grew up working on Mount Hood, back when lift tickets were $3.50 and Meadows did not yet exist. He opened a ski shop in 1976, and he's been rolling with the changes since.

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Mount Hood's glaciers are shrinking.

Freeriding legend Jeremy Jones can shred it with the best of them. A top snowboard racer in his youth, he switched from salted ice to big mountain riding for films such as "Further" to rip the steepest and deepest powder he could find. All that time in deep snow got him to wondering how much of it will be around in the future.

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Collin Backowski's Instagram photos document a life lived with energy and humor. He died at age 25 on Mount Hood.

A veteran climber training for a 22,000-foot summit, a well-conditioned military officer and a radical snowboarder with a zest for life: these were the three most recent victims of fatal accidents on Mount Hood.

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A Fusion Pass gets you Timberline's parks, Skibowl's steeps and access to 10 other Western resorts. Boarder: Rick Millett

The Mt. Hood Fusion pass comes with an added bonus this year: access to 10 Western resorts including Crested Butte, Steven's Pass and Schweitzer.

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