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Mount Hood

Rising an impressive 11,235 feet (3,424 meters), this majestic peak 60 miles (96.5 kilometers) southeast of Portland in the Cascade Range is a dormant volcano. Mount Hood is well known as the home of Timberline Lodge, a National Historic Landmark, and Timberline Ski Area, which boasts the longest ski season in North America. Whether skiing, snowboarding, climbing or just sightseeing, it's easy to appreciate Timberline's appeal to travelers.

Additional ski areas on the mountain's expansive shoulders include Mt. Hood Meadows, Cooper Spur Mountain Resort and Ski Area Summit Ski Area, and Mount Hood Skibowl, the largest night skiing area in North America.

Mount Hood
Mount Hood



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