• Mt. Hood Meadows aiming for a Thanksgiving weekend opening

    Mt. Hood Meadows has announced a November 25th opening! Learn more here.

    by KATU Staff

    Ski and snowboard lovers are rejoicing today. Mt. Hood Meadows have announced that they plan to open on November 25.

    Thanks to an early season storm, Meadows received 17 inches of snow, bringing their base to 23 inches.

    The resort says they will supplement the base area by taking the snow from the parking lot and adding it on top of the snow that fell this week.

    Officials say more snow fell on the middle part of Mt. Hood, while the upper mountain took the full force of last week’s storm.

    Winds were sustained above hurricane-force winds and saw gusts…

  • Mt. Bachelor explains higher season pass prices to avoid liability waiver

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    Mt. Bachelor will offer two different season pass pricing levels based on the signing of a liability waiver. Learn more here.

    It might be bright and sunny outside, but ski season is just a few months away. 

    Mt. Bachelor announced its taking a new approach to season passes this year in an effort to avoid lawsuits. 

    This year, Mt. Bachelor season passes will have two pricing options with varied protection offered to guests. Those willing to sign a liability waiver will get a cheaper option, while those who want to skip the signature will have to pay extra, up to $250 for an adult season pass.

    The options will be present for all activities including a ‘normal amount of…

  • Ski Bowl to reopen, manage Kah-Nee-Ta Village; Warm Springs OKs funding

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    Kah-Nee-Ta has plans to reopen! Find out all the details here.

    The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs will partner with Ski Bowl to reopen Kah-Nee-Ta Village, which closed in 2018.

    According to a press release, Tribal Council “approved $4.58 million to bring back the popular “fun in the sun” experience for visitors, while greatly expanding the authentic hot springs soaking experiences in the recreational pool areas and Motel, Teepee, and RV lodging areas.”

    An additional $1.5 million was approved for to repair the wastewater system that serves Kah-Nee-Ta and local community.

    The resort is expected to reopen in 2023.

    The rest of the press release is below:

    The Tribe is funding the project with American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds.