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Snow Safety Supervisor Brian Murphy gets a close look at the base of a major Mount Hood slide zone.

A pair of enormous human-caused avalanches on Mount Hood have forced Mt. Hood Meadows to close down Heather Canyon at least through the weekend.

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A rendering of the new day lodge planned for Mt. Hood Meadows. Note the advanced technique of the riders.

Mt. Hood Meadows is planning to expand parking and indoor seating significantly with a 2-year, $15 million investment partly financed by a new five-year season pass.

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Laura Green, pictured in her natural habitat in a scene from the new film Winter's Edge.

Editor's Notes: It was a loss for the mountain community when Laura Green died in a windsurfing accident on December 6, 2018. In respect, we are publishing the following article from her cousin, Dale Parshall, a longtime Mount Hood skier and racer.

Mt. Hood lost a valuable snow safety advocate when my cousin, Laura Green, passed away in a windsurfing accident in the Columbia River Gorge this past December.

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The Skiway Tram didn't last long, but an updated Mt. Hood Gondola has excellent potential.

Timberline Lodge management is investigating the feasibility of a new Mount Hood Gondola connecting Government Camp with the historic lodge at 6,000 feet.

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Wind-blown sastrugi in Clark Canyon

Mt. Hood Meadows, Timberline, and Mt. Hood Skibowl have joined forces to support two pieces of Oregon Legislation to fight climate change.

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Pow piling up in Heather Woods

A powerful series of winter storm cycles has transformed Mount Hood into a winter wonderland, with over 10 feet of snow at 6,000 feet and three more feet potentially on the way this weekend.

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Timberline has plans for a new lodge, a tubing hill, and a lift to replace Pucci.

Timberline Lodge and Ski Resort has released a 100-page Master Plan that calls for 800 new parking spaces, a new day lodge, and a tubing hill and snow play area near Molly's lift.

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Randy Hewitt in full King Winter regalia.

The legendary ski racing coach Randy Hewitt has been named King Winter in recognition of his tireless dedication to high school ski racing and his many contributions to the culture of Mount Hood.

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20 degrees above freezing in January.

Anyone who was up on Mount Hood the weekend of January 26-27 understands the meaning of the June-uary inversion pattern that has been hammering the mountain in recent years.

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Shred Hood readers may have noticed a proliferation of random and highly annoying ads stuffed artlessly into the articles of shredhood.org. Sorry! We had no idea it was going to be so ugly! And so tasteless. Come on, Google!

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