Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Mt. Hood Ski Bowl

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Overall Rating: 4.1

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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  • 4

    The best

    by masterbamf - 19th January 2012

    Pros: Terrain

    Cons: Conditions

    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... Full review

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  • 5

    Practically Perfect Weather!

    by Austinzokian - 17th January 2012

    Pros: Perfect temp, perfect snow, perfect crowd

    Cons: Occasional strong breezes

    This was my best run yet! The weather wasn't bluebird-perfect, but it housed the best snow I've ever skied on. The powder was deep, fresh and plentiful, and... Full review

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  • 3

    Nice night ski

    by concretepumpbroker - 27th December 2010

    Pros: Nice ski area for the family and beginner children

    Cons: Some rain at times. Slow lifts.

    Overall I think Ski bowl is a very nice ski area. I have been taking my family and friends there for 16 years. The more advanced skiers can go to the upper ... Full review

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  • 5

    Ski Bowl Rocks

    by snowguy911 - 26th November 2010

    Pros: Great terrian

    Cons: need faster lifts

    OMG best lighting of black dimonds! have been skiing for 2 years. Every trip is always good. Just wish they were higher up like T-line. and got lifts like T... Full review

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  • 5

    The Bowl is GREAT

    by powderpig - 2nd November 2010

    Pros: Terrain

    Cons: elevation

    Skibowl has the best expert level terain on Hood when the snow is on. The upper Bowl is never busy so you can always find a stash of pow. I ski the outbac... Full review

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  • 2

    Small and Funky

    by elmo - 24th November 2009

    Pros: tree skiing

    Cons: small, slow & weird runs

    Ski Bowl is great if you are coming from Portland and only have a half day. But the resort will get very boring if you plan to spen the whole day, or on mul... Full review

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