Hope on the Slopes - 24 Hour Vertical Challenge

Hope on the Slopes - 24 Hour Vertical Challenge

Saturday March 8th (All day) - Sunday March 9th (All day)
Ski or Ride for 24 hours in the Fight Against Cancer!

March 8-9, 2014 (Register Here)

Dozens of teams are expected to ski or snowboard for 24-hours, fueled by the memories of loved ones and cancers survivors, during the Hope on the Slopes vertical challenge set for March 8-9 at Mt. Hood Skibowl.  “The spirit of the participants and those who come to support them is overwhelming and we are proud to host this event,” said Kirk Hanna, owner/operator of Mt. Hood Skibowl.

Part competition and part party, last year, over 200 participants traveled more than 3 million vertical feet down the Upper and Lower Bowl in an effort to raise money and awareness for the American Cancer Society.

A highlight of the event will be the Ssaturday evening Torchlight Parade, where skiers travel information down the darkened Lower Bowl run carrying torches that illuminate the night. At the bottom of the run, the torches are placed around the glowing word “HOPE” that lights up a snow bunker. After a few silent moments of reflection, the vertical challenge is back on.

A complete run from the Upper Bowl to the Lower Bowl is 1,500 vertical feet.  Prizes were awarded to the individual and teams that raised the most money as well as those who traveled the most vertical feet. Its an exhilarating event.  NEW this year will be a category for the little kids under 10.

The tubing hill is open!

The Snow Tube & Adventure Park at Skibowl East is open everyday for winter break through Jan.1st! That includes 8 lanes of tube hills, the conveyer-assist lift, the Amazen Maze plus Frosty's Playland with Kiddie Carousel, 4300 sq.foot Indoor Playland, Kiddie Snowmobiles, and the Multorpor Lodge. Guests are encouraged to purchase a two-hour session online to guarantee their spot on the hill.

Skibowl New Year's Extravaganza

Ring in the New Year mountain style at Mt. Hood Skibowl! Winter games, cosmic tubing, DJ, fireworks, and lifts running ‘til 2 am! Check out all the event details at 31st Annual New Year's Eve Extravaganza!

Thanks for being with us for an excellent 2018/2019 season, we look forward to seeing all of you again in the 2019/2020 season! Please checkout the Mt Hood Adventure Park at Skibowl in the meantime!

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Mt. Hood Skibowl is an equal opportunity service provider and employer. This institution operates under a special use permit issued by the Mt. Hood National Forest, USDA Forest Service