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This Saturday and Sunday, April 13 & 14th, will be our final weekend of opeation.  We will be open for skiing and riding 12pm – 8pm. Lift tickets will be available at the resort at any of our outdoor kiosks: One ticket for $ 48 or two tickets for $ 85.  

Skibowl's History

Unveiling the Legacy of Adventure at Mt. Hood Skibowl

Mt. Hood Skibowl’s origin dates back to 1928, making the resort one of the oldest remaining ski resorts in the country. The ski area began as two separate resorts Skibowl and Multorpor. While Skibowl’s name was derived from the natural shape of it’s Upper Bowl, Multorpor’s name came from the combination Multnomah County, Oregon and Portland. The following is a brief timeline of the resort’s storied history.

HISTORIC TIMELINE

1928
The famous Jump Hill on Multorpor Mountain was developed by Everett Sickler.
1928
1929
The newly-formed Cascade Ski Club began holding competitions at Multorpor’s Jump Hill. The area gained national recognition after holding an official National Ski Association event.
1929
1935
Work began on the Historic Warming Hut located on the shelf between Lower and Upper Bowl at Skibowl. It was completed in 1937.
1935
1937
The first ropetow was installed at Skibowl by Boyd French. The Historic Mid-Mountain Warming Hut served as the bottom terminal and carried passengers halfway up Upper Bowl. Powered by an automobile engine, the tow was fast and riders held on with custom hooks. If you carried a gallon of gas to the top, you could ski for free.
1937
1938
Raymond Hughes built Multorpor Mountain’s first rope tow. The tow was powered by a Dodge truck engine and operated on the run now called Raceway on Cascade Chair. The resort charged 5¢ per ride or $1 per day.
1938
1946
The first Lower Bowl chair was installed by “Sandy” Sandberg. Built with wooden lift towers, the single chair ran from what’s now the Rental Shop up the west side of Skibowl’s Lower Bowl.
1946
1949
The current Multorpor Lodge was built by George Beutler, who operated Multorpor’s ropetow at the time. Upper Bowl Chair. This new Riblet double chair was the first chair to use steel towers.
1949
1961
The Multorpor Mountain Company erected the Multorpor Chair. It was the fastest, highest capacity, most advanced chair of its time. The A-frame addition to Multorpor Lodge was also built at this time.
1961
1964
Carl Reynolds and Everett Darr bought Skibowl and the two resorts were joined under the name Multorpor Inc. 1965 Multorpor Inc. installed a Riblet double chair on Lower Bowl at the present location.
1964
1966
Skibowl’s world-famous night lighting was installed.
1966
1967
The Starlight Lodge was built.
1967
1975
The current Upper Bowl chair was installed. The old Upper Bowl Chair moved to Skibowl East and became the Cascade Chair. Some of the towers from the old Upper Bowl chair are still in use today on the existing Upper Bowl Chair, a testament to the engineers of the day.
1975
1980
Summer recreation began at Skibowl with the installation of the Alpine Slide.
1980
1987
Kirk Hanna purchased Skibowl out of bankruptcy and formed H-Ski Corporation. He then makes major improvements to the resort by adding the 300 acre outback, cutting the Olympic Certified Reynolds Run and expanding the night skiing to 34 lit runs making Skibowl “America’s Largest Night Ski Area”. He also remodeled and reopened the Historic Warming Hut.
1987
1988
Hanna also built upon the summer activities, adding mountain biking, Indy Karts, Miniature Golf, group functions, and some inflatable summer recreation.
1988
1993
Skibowl purchased the first winch cat in the northwest, which enabled it to groom the steeps of Upper Bowl. They also add to summer attractions by putting in the 100′ Bungee Tower and adding several other activities.
1993
1998
The Lower Bowl is completely rebuilt. Everything was replaced but towers and chairs. Upper Bowl also received a new drive, motor and additional towers to shore up what was the highest chairlift span in the northwest.
1998
2005
Multorpor Chair and the Lower Bowl lift terminal are completely rebuilt, resulting in shorter rides, faster chairs and more seating. Also, the Rental Shop is remodeled and the bathrooms are finished at the Historic Mid-Mountain Warming Hut.
2005
2006
A new Summer Tube Hill is added to The Adventure Park at Skibowl’s East side.
2006
2009
Major renovation to the public areas and rest room facilities at Skibowl.
2009

🚨Important Update on Lift Ticket Sales!🚨

Please Note:

Lift tickets are now exclusively available at the resort. Online sales have been discontinued. Make sure to plan accordingly!

Lift Ticket Pricing:

Weekends:
12pm – 8pm, Adults $64 | Junior/Senior $48

Grab your tickets directly at the resort and hit the slopes! 🎿✨

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Season Passes - "Happy skiers on chairlift, admiring breathtaking winter scenery.

🚨Important Update on Lift Ticket Sales!🚨

Please Note:

Lift tickets are now exclusively available at the resort. Online sales have been discontinued. Make sure to plan accordingly!

Lift Ticket Pricing:

Weekends:
All Day: Adults $64 | Junior/Senior $48

Grab your tickets directly at the resort and hit the slopes! 🎿✨

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