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Best Ski Resorts near Portland: Snowboarding & Skiing in the Portland OR area, by size

Best Skiing and Snowboarding near Portland OR
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The best ski resorts near Portland - residents in this area can enjoy snowboarding and skiing near Portland OR, within driving distance to the giant ski mountains in the Cascade Volcanic Arc such as Mt Hood and Mt Bachelor (both of which are actually dormant volcanos). Other large mountains in the neighboring states are also drivable from Portland.

The following list is a ranking of ski resorts near Portland OR, by mountain size. Accurately compare the best ski areas and snowboarding mtns - how big is Mt Hood Meadows, what is the size of Timberline, how big is Mt Bachelor, etc.

Whistler-Blackcomb Ski Resort, British Columbia

Whistler size based on overall vertical drop is 5678 ft

5234 ft

over 8000 acres

Timberline Ski Resort, Mt. Hood, Oregon

Timberline size based on overall vertical drop is 3690 ft

3690 ft

1000-1500 acres

Sun Valley Ski Resort, Idaho

Sun Valley size based on overall vertical drop is 3363 ft

3241 ft

2000-2500 acres

Mount Hood Meadows, Oregon

Mount Hood Meadows size based on overall vertical drop is 4207 ft

2822 ft

2000-2500 acres

Tamarack Ski Resort, Idaho

Tamarack size based on overall vertical drop is 2760 ft

2760 ft

1000-1500 acres

Mount Bachelor Ski Resort, Oregon

Mount Bachelor size based on overall vertical drop is 3373 ft

2645 ft

3500-4000 acres

Crystal Mountain Ski Resort, Washington

Crystal Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 3104 ft

2571 ft

2500-3000 acres

Schweitzer Mountain Ski Resort, Idaho

Schweitzer size based on overall vertical drop is 2400 ft

2395 ft

2500-3000 acres

Summit at Snoqualmie / Alpental Ski Resort, Washington

Summit at Snoqualmie size based on overall vertical drop is 2785 ft

2275 ft

1500-2000 acres

Mission Ridge Ski & Snowboard Resort, Washington

Mission Ridge size based on overall vertical drop is 2190 ft

2190 ft

1000-1500 acres

Silver Mountain Ski Resort, Idaho

Silver Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 2390 ft

2160 ft

1500-2000 acres

Bogus Basin Ski Resort, Idaho

Bogus Basin size based on overall vertical drop is 1819 ft

1819 ft

2500-3000 acres

Stevens Pass Ski Resort, Washington

Stevens Pass size based on overall vertical drop is 1859 ft

1806 ft

1000-1500 acres

Willamette Pass Ski Resort, Oregon

Willamette Pass size based on overall vertical drop is 1541 ft

1525 ft

500-750 acres

White Pass Ski Resort, Washington

White Pass size based on overall vertical drop is 1494 ft

1494 ft

250-500 acres

Mount Baker Ski Area, Washington

Mount Baker size based on overall vertical drop is 1464 ft

1464 ft

750-1000 acres

Mount Shasta Ski Park, California

Mount Shasta size based on overall vertical drop is 1399 ft

1399 ft

250-500 acres

Mount Hood Skibowl, Oregon

Mount Hood Skibowl size based on overall vertical drop is 1425 ft

1381 ft

500-750 acres

Mt. Ashland Ski Area, Oregon

Mt. Ashland size based on overall vertical drop is 1165 ft

1165 ft

100-250 acres

Bluewood Ski Area, Washington

Bluewood size based on overall vertical drop is 1126 ft

1126 ft

250-500 acres

Hoodoo Ski Area, Oregon

Hoodoo size based on overall vertical drop is 1013 ft

984 ft

500-750 acres

Anthony Lakes Ski Resort, Oregon

Anthony Lakes size based on overall vertical drop is 804 ft

804 ft

250-500 acres

Spout Springs Ski Resort, Oregon

Spout Springs size based on overall vertical drop is 531 ft

531 ft

100-250 acres

Cooper Spur Mountain Resort, Mt. Hood, Oregon

Cooper Spur size based on overall vertical drop is 315 ft

315 ft

less than 100 acres

Summit Ski Area , Mt. Hood, Oregon

Summit Ski Area size based on overall vertical drop is 300 ft

300 ft

less than 100 acres

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Spotlight: Skiing Near Portland

Portland, Oregon residents have access to many large ski resorts, including the renowned Mt. Hood and Mt. Bachelor, as well as large resorts in surrounding states. Here are some great snow photos submitted by some resorts.
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Spotlight Photos:
Hoodoo Ski Resort in Oregon

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Spotlight Photos:
Mt. Bachelor in Oregon

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