What’s Open This Week in the Northwest (12/6)

Contact: Jordan Elliott, President, 877-533-5520
Release Date: December 6, 2018

Bend, OR – With some additional snowfall last week and cold regional temperatures this week, more northwest resorts will be opening. Here is a rundown of open resorts:


49° North Mountain Resort is open Friday through Tuesday and closed Wednesday and Thursday on normal operational days. From December 15, 2018 through January 8, 2019, operations will be open 7 days a week. Information about operations can be found at: www.ski49n.com.

Crystal Mountain is open daily with the Quicksilver, Chinook Express and Discovery Chairlifts. Additional information can be found at: www.crystalmountainresort.com/the-mountain/mountain-report/weather-conditions/

Mission Ridge is open December 7th-9th , 9am-4pm. Information about Mission Ridge’s operations can be found at: https://www.missionridge.com/snow-report

Mt. Spokane will open chairs 2, 3, and 5 on Friday, Dec 7th from 9am to 4pm with operations continuing through Sunday. Tubing will also be available on Saturday and Sunday. For more details please see their website: https://www.mtspokane.com/mountain-conditions/


Mt. Ashland will open Dec 8th -10th and Dec 13th -17th, 9am-4pm, with a 7 day/week operation scheduling anticipated for the holidays. See their website for more info: https://www.mtashland.com/mountain-report/

Mt Bachelor is open daily with 4 lifts and plans to expand terrain as snowfall permits. Please visit their conditions report for more info. https://www.mtbachelor.com/conditions-report/

Mt. Hood Meadows’ snow harvesting efforts combined with some additional natural fall has enabled daily operation for 6 lifts. Please visit the resort website: SkiHood.com/Conditions.

Mt Hood Ski Bowl Tubing Hill is open Saturdays and Sundays through December 9th. For details go to: http://www.skibowl.com/winter/

Timberline Lodge is now operating 7 days a week with daily assessments on the number of lifts operating, 9am - 4pm. Visit: www.timberlinelodge.com/conditions.


Bogus Basin will open 6 lifts on Thursday, December 6th, and will add 3 additional lifts on Saturday the 8th, at which point the entire mountain will be open for the season. Check www.bogusbasin.org for complete details.

Lookout Pass is open Thursday the 6th through Sunday the 9th. For more information go to: skilookout.com/.

Schweitzer Mountain Resort is open daily is open daily with 3 lifts. Please visit their website for more details: www.schweitzer.com/explore/snow-report/

Silver Mountain is open with 3 chairs. Additional information can be found at www.silvermt.com/


Whitefish Mountain Resort will open on Thursday, December 6. Chairs 1, 5, 6, 7 and T-Bar 2 will be open with the possibility of expanding terrain as ski patrol determines. Downloading on Chair 1 will be required. Visit https://skiwhitefish.com/snowreport/ for a detailed report.

Many of the resorts in the Northwest are evaluating their current snow depths and watching the weather forecasts to determine when they will be opening. PNSAA will send updates as more resorts announce their opening dates. For the most up-to-date information on your favorite resort, please visit their websites.