Skiing Starts With Limited Operations

Ski resorts hope for an opening that allows skiing over the Thanksgiving holiday and thanks to a storm that started on Thanksgiving they made their goal.

At Mt. Hood Meadows, the 20 inches of snow that fell since Thursday has been harvested and t will be able to run some lifts Saturday from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

For sure Buttercup and Easy Rider and maybe Daisy! 

Their crews harvested snow to get the runs open.

They have 7 rail features in the Zoo and 11 in the Preview Park near Shipyard. 

Tickets Saturday are: 

$39 adults | $29 (age 15 - 24)

$19 (age 7 - 14) | $12 (6 and under)

$29 (age 65 - 74)

Meadows has 20 inches of snow at the base and 24 inches at mid-mountain.

Timberline Lodge is open with two lifts running on Saturday: Bruno and Pucci. Timberline has a base of 23-inches.

Skibowl has opened its Snow Tube & Adventure Park at Skibowl East. They have snow making equipment that has allowed them to open. 

Skibowl hours:

Saturday 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Sunday 11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Mt. Bachelor is in operation starting Saturday. The Sunshine Accelerator chairlift is scheduled Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., serving an easier slope and a mini-terrain park with several sliding features. Lift tickets will be $34 for ages six and older if purchased online at and $44 if purchased in-person at Mt. Bachelor. Tickets for children ages 5 and under are free. 

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