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2017 Solar Eclipse

Mon, 2017-08-21 06:00 - 11:00

Come watch the Solar Eclipse at Mt. Hood Skibowl!

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity, the next full eclipse in Oregon won't be until 2169! Enjoy the 97% eclipse from the vantage point at the top of Skibowl and watch as twilight falls on Mt. Hood. Tickets for limited RV parking Sunday night and rides up the lift on Monday are on sale and are expected to sell-out fast!

Here are the details:

ECLIPSE CHAIRLIFT RIDES

$45 per-person, all-ages

Price includes eclipse-viewing glasses, parking permit, access to two lifts and a continental breakfast box.

Load the Lower Sky Chair as early as 6:00am on Monday, August 21. Watch the eclipse from the 4,000' elevation near the Historic Warming Hut, or ride the second Upper Sky Chair and view the action from 5,100'. DUE TO THE DOWNLOAD LIMITATIONS ON THE UPPER SKY CHAIR, IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT ANYONE VIEWING FROM THE TOP WILL NEED TO WALK DOWN THE SKYLINE TRAIL TO THE TOP OF THE LOWER SKY CHAIR. PLEASE WEAR STURDY SHOES AND BE PREPARED TO HIKE ONE MILE DOWN A GRAVEL ROAD.

The eclipse starts occurring at approximately 9:00am, reaching 97% totality at approximately 10:21am. The Lower Sky Chair will be open from 6:00am to 6:00pm. The Upper Sky Chair will be open from 6:00am to 4:00pm. REMINDER IF YOU GO TO THE TOP, YOU WILL NEED TO WALK DOWN TO THE LOWER SKY CHAIR. Back packs are allowed on the lifts, but no chairs, coolers or babies in back packs for safety reasons. Print out your online registration and bring it to guest services at Skibowl West to receive your lift ticket and breakfast box. Breakfast box consists of parfait yogurt/granola, whole fruit and juice.

There will be no refunds due to weather or traffic delays, please plan accordingly.

All tickets are presold and must be purchased online. No tickets will be sold onsite.

RV PARKING SUNDAY (8/20/17) NIGHT

$50 per-vehicle, maximum of 50 spots

Price includes parking permit and access to restrooms. There are no hookups on site (no water, sewer or power). Lift access sold separately.

Be sure to be there and not miss the event due to traffic! Guaranteed parking spot in the Skibowl West parking lot (Please check in with parking attendant or guest services to be directed to your spot). The Starlight Lodge restrooms will remain open all night for your convenience. Check-in begins at 4:00pm on Sunday the 20th.

There will be no refunds due to weather or traffic delays, please plan accordingly.

All tickets are presold and must be purchased online. No tickets will be sold onsite.

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