Mount Hood Skibowl

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Coordinates: 45°18′06″N 121°46′24″W / 45.30180°N 121.77321°W / 45.30180; -121.77321

Mount Hood Skibowl
SkiBowl Peak in the Winter
SkiBowl Peak in the Winter
Location Mount Hood, Clackamas County, Oregon, US
Nearest city Government Camp immediately north, Portland 60 miles (100 km) west
Top elevation 5,027 feet (1,532 m)
Base elevation 3,500 feet (1,067 m)
Skiable area 960 acres (388 ha)
Runs 65
Longest run 3.0 miles (4.8 km)
Lift system 4 chairs, 3 rope tow, 1 platter lift, 1 tubing tow
Snowfall yearly snowfall: 25 ft (7.62 m)
average pack: 8 ft (2.44 m)[1]
Night skiing Yes, 4 chairlifts
Web site Mount Hood Skibowl

Mount Hood Skibowl is a recreation area on Mount Hood located near Government Camp, Oregon. It is the largest night ski area in the United States, and the total skiable area encompasses an area of 960 acres (388 ha) (about two thirds of this is lit). The resort is the closest ski venue to Portland, with an elevation of 3,600 feet (1,097 m) at the lodge, rising to just over 5,000 feet (1,524 m) at the summit. The average snowfall at the area is 300 inches (762 cm), with an average consolidated base around 100 inches (254 cm) and 65 marked trails. The area is also popular for summer recreation with mountain bikers. An adventure park in the area includes alpine slides, zip-line, and bungee jumping. As well as other outdoor activities. Just across the highway is Government Camp, the focal point of Mount Hood.

Skibowl is owned by Kirk Hanna.

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  1. ^ "Mountain Stats". Mt. Hood Skibowl. Archived from the original on 2007-12-25. Retrieved 2008-02-02. 

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