Collins Lake Resort offers special deals for skiing at Mt. Hood Skibowl. Those staying at the resort get a VIP card that includes multiple benefits at the ski resort.

Daily lift tickets are issued to VIP cardholders at the resort for use at Skibowl. Two lift tickets per reservation per day are available free for midweek non-holiday skiing. Discount lift tickets are available on weekends and holidays. Adult tickets cost $35 for day and night or $24 for night; junior tickets cost $30 for day and night or $20 for night.

The VIP cards grant free ski check and 20 percent discount on tubing. Rental gear is discounted to VIP cardholders at 20 percent off for regular rental gear and 25 percent off demos. Two for one private lessons are available for skiers or snowboarders, and those staying at the Grand Lodges get preferred parking at Skibowl before 10 a.m.

Other activities are also discounted with the VIP cards. Guided snowshoe tours are discounted 50 percent as well as snowshoe rentals. Guided snowmobile tours are 20 percent off, and sleigh rides are 10 percent off for cardholders. Beverage deals and retail discounts are included on the discount list, too.

Collins Lake Resort, located in the Government Camp Village, offers luxury chalets and lodges. The chalets include gourmet kitchens, two or three bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, dining rooms, living rooms, and private parking garages. The Grand Lodges contain three-bedroom, two bath condos with below-building parking. A year-round swimming pool, hot tub, and sauna are available.

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