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Snowfall at Mt. Hood Calls for Sick-days in Portland

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Thursday, March 17, 2016

If you’re not skiing today, you can commiserate with us, and if you are, we wish you the best tracks of the season! With almost three feet of new snowfall at Mt. Hood over the past few days, now is the time to head up to enjoy this outstanding winter for skiing in Oregon. Read […]

Timberline Trail Reconnected

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Wednesday, February 3, 2016

After being impassable for the past decade, the Timberline Trail will finally be reconnected after a debris flow washed out a part of the trail in 2006. The Trail, one of the most iconic hikes in the Pacific Northwest, traverses around Mt. Hood, offering spectacular views of Hood and other mountains in the Cascades.   […]

Ski and Stay in Hood River

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Monday, January 25, 2016

Hoping to get up to the Mt Hood soon to enjoy the great snow season we are having this year? Hotels in Hood River, OR have partnered with Mt Hood Meadows to offer discounted ski passes and lesson packages when you stay at select Hood River locations. See the offer details here:  Stay in Hood […]

Great Skiing Ahead at Mt. Hood

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Lots of snow, cool temperatures and a break in the cloud mean one thing: A great day of skiing. Prime conditions are in the forecast this week for skiing at Mt. Hood. If you need an escape from the busy holiday atmosphere, take a day off at head up to the mountain. Timberline Lodge is […]

Oregon Enduro Series 2015 Open Registration

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Thursday, March 19, 2015

The Oregon Enduro Series, the longest running enduro series in North America has opened Registration. The race starts in Bend on June 6th and 7th where there will be a variety of fun physical trails. The second race takes place in Hood River along the Columbia River Gorge on June 20th and 21st. The third […]

Day Trip to Mt. Hood and The Columbia River Gorge

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Wednesday, March 18, 2015

  Only 16 miles east of Portland you’ll find two magnificent natural wonders, Mt. Hood and The Columbia River Gorge. Each of these one of a kind attractions can provides an entire weeks worth of entertainment and sightseeing but could visited in a day if your coming from Portland or somewhere nearby. Read some great […]

A Mt. Hood and Columbia River Gorge Dream Vacation

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Monday, March 9, 2015

Plan your next Oregon vacation to visit Mt. Hood and The Columbia River Gorge. In this video you will find many types of activities that you can plan for but you will find so much more when you arrive. When you visit Mt. Hood you become King of the world, at least that’s how the […]

Take A Hiking Tour of Mt. Hood and The Columbia River Gorge

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Friday, February 27, 2015

Hiking Mt. Hood and The Columbia River Gorge opens opportunities you may not have realized were right outside your door. Hiking to the top of the 2nd most climbed mountain, Mt. Hood, provides the opportunity to discover ice caves and the feeling of being on top of the world. One step onto a trail along […]

Join the Heritage Tour of Mt. Hood and The Columbia River Gorge

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Start your Mt. Hood and Columbia River Gorge Heritage tour at the McMenamins Edgefield for a glass blowing demonstration in Troutdale, Oregon. Then find your inner pioneer at Philip Foster Farm where hard work and swing dancing are the norm. Finish your heritage tour on Mt. Hood at Timberline Lodge with a glass of wine […]

Take a Cycling Tour of Mt. Hood and the Columbia River Gorge

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The Mt Hood and the Columbia River Gorge make up two of the seven wonders of Oregon. See the sights of these Oregon wonders without taking a step outside but be warned the beauty of these National Scenic Areas will motivate you to embrace the great outdoors. Watch the video above to get a taste […]

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