User-Generated Reviews for Mt. Hood Ski Bowl

Browse our collection of user-generated reviews of Mt. Hood Ski Bowl to better plan your ski trip. Mt. Hood Ski Bowl reviews are sorted by Overall Rating, Downhill Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly.

Overall Rating: 4.0

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.0
  • All Mtn. Terrain
  • 60
  • Terrain Park
  • 2.9
  • Nightlife
  • 2.8

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 44%
  • Beginner
  • 33%
  • Families
  • 52%
  • Intermediate
  • 41%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 30%
  • Advanced
  • 44%

Helpful Highlights:

Ski Bowl has some of the best terrain accessible by lifts on Mt Hood. It doesn't have the fastest chairs, the longest runs, or consistently the greatest co...

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  • 5

    Get er done!!

    by melanie84 - 15th October 2009

    Pros: Great parks for all levels, widely lit for night boarding, fun staff

    Cons: Gets a little crowded sometimes. Runs are short. Lifts are slow.

    This place is awsome. It gives you everything you could want in a mountain all in a tiny package. I go here almost everytime I go snowboarding, about twice ... Full review

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  • 5

    Keeping it real

    by iwill - 16th March 2009

    Pros: Great tree skiing

    Cons: Funky, slow old lifts

    Nice little area with 4 funky old doubles. Area has good beginner terrain, but the real deal is the tree skiing.... Full review

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  • 5

    Better than Meadows....

    by Supastarr - 16th March 2009

    Pros: Excellent on a POWDER day, mostly locals who rip it up.

    Cons: No high speed quads

    Skibowl has some awesome terrain, especially on a POWDER day. There are not any high speed quads or any high speed chairs so if you are in a hurry forget a... Full review

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  • 4

    Expert Friendly

    by hoody - 24th December 2008

    Pros: Best terrain and night skiing for experts

    Cons: Few terrain park features are small to medium. No pipe.

    Ski Bowl is 20+ min closer to Portland than either Timberline or Meadows. Upper Bowl has terrific steeps, even cliffs, that are lit up at night. The Outback... Full review

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  • 5

    Best Terrain on Mt Hood

    by wolleysegap - 17th December 2008

    Pros: Best Skiing/Boarding for the entire family

    Cons: Can be wet at times

    I've quit trying to keep up with my son. He's an expert boarder and finds Scotty's Way "fun" where I see it as a challenge. This downhill experience is Oreg... Full review

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  • 5


    by skibee - 16th December 2008

    Pros: Staff, Parking, Warming hut, Great deals, and right next to Gov. Camp!

    Cons: Lifts are slow, and often rains cuz of elev (check temp before skiing)

    This is the first resort I check before I go skiing! The staff is very helpful! The lifts are a bit slow, but the runs are great and well groomed so I don't... Full review

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