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Summit Ski Area

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Ski for beginners (or returning to the sport) - on the cheap side

During previous trips to the Portland area, I would occasionally visit Mt Hood Ski bowl, or Mt... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Perfect for beginners

This review is for skiing only. Got there at 8:30 and was one of maybe 4 customers in the little... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2017
Austin, Texas
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“the grill”(2 reviews)
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The oldest ski area in the Pacific Northwest boasts a variety of snow sports including downhill skiing, snowboarding and cross-country.
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Highway 26, Government Camp, OR 97028
+1 503-272-0256
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

Awesome choices from here for noric skiing and snowshoeing. The paths are very clearly marked and trails are easy to follow. If you go on the national park site there are also trail maps for the whole area and you can kind of plan which...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Christina H
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

This place was tons of fun even at the end of season. The staff was so helpful explaining all the snow parks and how they worked, helping us determine the best thing to do during our stay. It was a great place for beginnimg/learners. Pretty...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

We have been skiing here with out family for 2 years (kids age 9, 8, and 5) now and we all love it!!! Uncrowded. Very friendly and helpful staff, good food at reasonable prices at the grill, tasty hot chocolate. This is a great place...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Sara H
Reviewed 7 March 2018

During previous trips to the Portland area, I would occasionally visit Mt Hood Ski bowl, or Mt. Hood Meadows, for a single day of ski. I got good enough to go down all green tracks, and some of the blue ones. In recent years, I...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

This review is for skiing only. Got there at 8:30 and was one of maybe 4 customers in the little lodge building. Got rentals, lessons, and lift tickets for all 4 of us in our family by 9am when the lessons and lifts started. No...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Conditions and weather was terrific for June 21st. One of the highlights of our trip. Can't wait to return.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

I visited Mt. Hood on May 24 and May 26 and people were still skiing. It was amazing for this Floridian to still see snow that late in the spring. Wish I had had time to ski. However, if you want to ski in the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Grover R
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We took my father who hadn't been skiing in 20 years and didn't want to attempt something bigger. One chair lift and about 4 runs, so perfect for learning and practicing. We only spent about 2 1/2 hours there, and that was plenty of time....More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 25 December 2016

Summit Ski area is a great place to go tubing with smaller kids. There are 3 to 4 runs that are fast but not too long or scary. Our family always has a blast here. There is a nice lodge with good food, espresso, etc....More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Skeeter1246
Reviewed 14 January 2016

This is a great place to go if you are wanting to brush up on your skiing before tackling the mountain. The staff was friendly and helpful. We really enjoyed spending the afternoon here. I highly recommend - great place for families as well.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Robert F
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Kathy J
30 March 2018|
Response from ripcity512 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can't remember for sure. The govt camp office across the parking lot might have had wifi, but you should probably call them to confirm.