josh-larkin

Josh Larkin shredding the Upper Bowl in April of 2013.

Skibowl will open for skiing and snowboarding this week after picking up an extremely welcome 21 inches of fresh snow over 48 hours.

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powder

Let the festivities begin.

What a week on Mount Hood.

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tim-mineo-skiing

The doctor is in.

Long before Timothy Mineo became a foot and ankle doctor, he was a skier. He started skiing at the age of three, competed at the University of Colorado, got into summer freeskiing on the glaciers of British Columbia in the early days of terrain parks, and ski-bummed his way from Copper Mountain to Lake Tahoe in between college and medical school. In fact, it was a pair of ski injuries, along with his experience working as a ski-boot-fitter in Tahoe, that convinced him to pursue medicine and to specialize in feet and ankles.

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chill

Chill kids enjoying the night light. Photo courtesy of Michael Watts

Not everyone gets the opportunity to enjoy that sweet feeling of gravity taking you for a ride. Millions of people ski or snowboard regularly, so they know exactly what I'm talking about. But billions of people don't. Including thousands of people a short drive away from Mount Hood.

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meadows

Images from Mt. Hood Meadows

This just in from Mt. Hood Meadows:

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packed-house

All eyes on the stage as The Sammy C Project makes its debut in Portland.

Sammy Carlson's opening-night screening of his first feature-length film The Sammy C Project drew a rowdy crowd of about 1,000 fans at the Roseland Theater in downtown Portland Friday night.

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pray-snow-2015

Cadillacs for Everyone rocks the crowd at Pray for Snow 2015.

The snow situation was not looking good on the afternoon of the annual Pray for Snow party at Charlie's.

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mike-heffernan

Mike Heffernan shredding Mount Hood. Photo by Randy Boverman.

This is a story about a ski buddy of mine who has Parkinson’s, and about a motorcycle trip he recently took that meant a lot to him. It’s a story about what it’s like to get Parkinson’s when you are young, what that disease takes away, and how people adapt and keep moving, sometimes in surprising ways. It is also a story about the importance of community.

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timberline

Timberline has invested more than a million in improving food at the Wy'East Lodge.

Timberline has invested more than $2 million in snow grooming and food options in preparation for the winter of 2015-16.

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fit-academy

Skier: Asit Rathod. Photo: Randy Boverman

Hard-core climber and backcountry rider Jarod Cogswell is offering Shred Hood readers a $50 discount on his FIT Academy's new dryland training program for skiers and snowboarders.

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