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“Snow tubing fun”
Review of Mt. Hood Ski Bowl

Mt. Hood Ski Bowl
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: When the snow starts to fall on Mt. Hood, fans of winter eagerly await news of opening day at Skibowl, America’s Largest Night Ski Area and home to the Snow Tube & Adventure Park featuring Cosmic Tubing. Skibowl provides snow riders with 960 acres in the Mt. Hood National Forest. The resort features 34 fully lit night runs, 65 runs total and a vertical drop of 1,500. With the most Black Diamondruns anywhere in Oregon, Skibowl appeals to accomplished riders, night and day. Those in the know are lured to Skibowl’s Outback, the legendary expansive gladed terrain with forested steeps, open glades and ungroomed slopes that are nothing short of heavenly. In summer, Skibowl transforms into the Mt. Hood Adventure Park, Oregon’s premier Summer Attraction offering something for everyone! We've got great activities for the whole family, the Adrenaline junkies, the naturalists and even the young ones! Our friendly and experienced staff will make sure your visit to the Mt. Hood Adventure park is memorable and fun, guiding you through over 20 attractions where you’re in control! Come try the Northwests only 1/2 mile dual Alpine Slide, Freefall Bungee Jumping, the Malibu Raceway, the new Amaze'n Maze, 800' long Zip Lines and more at Mt Hood Skibowl's Summer Adventure Park!
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Lockers / storage, Activities for young children
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time tubing at ski bowl. At first my older kids were disappointed when they saw the lower hill but as we moved up towards the upper, steeper hill, they were more excited. We tubed down the hills in single and double tubes and had a great time. Weather was fantastic and the snow pack was nice and deep. After tubing we went across the hwy to have dinner at Beerstube at the south ski bowl.

Thank mary510524
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ski bowl is open mostly for night skiing so make sure you call or check before you go. We thought we were going to be an to ski here but we came to our hotel on a Sunday night and weren't going to be able to be around the following night to ski..so we needed daytime slopes. It was disappointing because we were staying across the street. We went over to Ski Bowl to check it out and it looked like tons of fun. The beginners area was perfect and would have been a great time! We went in to the shop and they had great selwction of accessories, clothes and souvenirs. Prices for the bowl Andersons and rental were pretty reasonable. We will definitely try to go back to experience the ski

Just make sure you check the times on tubing and the kids area are time limits that some did the understand could cut into their day.

There was an area outside the lodge with a firepit for those hanging out by the slopes. The rums looked awesome and the beginners area had the moving carpet.

Definitely something you should check out but just check the website and know before you go! It's at the base of Mt Hood so it's aewsome to have a place to ski without having to go too far. It's only an hour from Portland.

Thank tlyntp
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

ski bowl has the family owned feel that other small areas have, thing is this area is not small. They claim they have the largest night skiing in the world but i am not sure if i believe it. Don't expect high speed lifts, fancy lodges or spectacular grooming. Do expect a lot of variety in terrain to offer all levels a fun time. Tickets are cheaper than farther up the mountain but the altitude is quite a bit lower so expect more slush than powder(an advantage is when higher up has ice this may be thawed out.)

1  Thank Karrie O
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

Try to get some early skiing in and it was way too icy. An expert skier, but even I a problem navigating. Come back in 2018.

I would suggest going to Timberline or Meadows even if it does snow.

Thank Ken V
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

Did the recent Groupon and was excited to see that Mt Hood's website said that the cosmic tubing was open for the season, figured with the lower than usual snow-pack, they had used their machines to make snow for everyone to get their money's worth out of their groupons... Watched the videos about the 3 different hills that you could go on and all the safety instructions they had.

Drove 2 hours to get there (after checking the website again for any updates of what was available or not - it had been updated - to say that tubing would be open everyday until Jan 1 - but nothing about how many hills were open to use). Got there to find that only ONE HILL was open. This made for LONG lines and disappointed teenagers.

I talked to a manager about it and did not get much sympathy. Or any offer of vouchers to redeem later in the season.

Would appreciate if they would update things on their website with what is open and not - we would have waited to use our groupon - now we just feel ripped off. :(

Thank Cindy M
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