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Mt. Hood Meadows Early Spring Skiing



Mt. Hood Meadows

Early Spring Skiing

March 28-31 (Thurs-Sun) or March 29-31 (Fri-Sun)

“Package Prices Starting at $170 w/Indy Pass”


If you are interested in participating contact the trip leader

Jamie Zeisloft, 509-528-2020 or

This trip is full, but we may be able to expand capacity depending on additional demand.  So if you would like to go on this trip, login as member and click the "Add me to Waitlist" button to indicate your interest in joining the trip.


Mt. Hood Meadows (MHM) offers the most challenging and diverse terrain of the 3 ski resorts located on Mt. Hood. Averaging 430 inches of snow a year, MHM offers some of the best big mountain terrain and amazing views in the Pacific Northwest. A reliable Cascade snowpack comes from the constant winter storms along the Oregon coast and provides a season that lasts well into May each year. Its extensive terrain and gate-accessed canyon skiing earns Meadows a premier status in the West.


MHM offers more than 2,150 acres of skiable terrain and its highest lift-served elevation is 7,300 feet. With 11 lifts, including 6 high-speed quads, the entire 2,150 acres of skiable terrain is easily accessed. Skiing MHM is a big mountain experience, with enough acreage to keep you busy for days. Oh, and lets not forget the nice discounts available on lodging and lift tickets during spring skiing season!

For our annual MHM trip this year we’ve simplified things a bit from previous years.  We’ve put together a weekend package that includes either 2 or 3 nights of lodging (Fri-Sun or Thurs-Sun) and 2 or 3 days of skiing (your choice of Fri/Sat/Sun). Trip details are as follows.


Thanks to some awesome spring discount prices on lodging and lift tickets we are once again staying at the Cooper Spur Mountain Resort, a rustic mountain resort owned and operated by MHM.  Cooper Spur is located on the north side of Mt. Hood and sits in the midst of the beautiful Mt. Hood National Forest.  Located just 14 miles from MHM, Cooper Spur accommodations include motel rooms and stand-alone cabins, a resort restaurant and bar and two large outdoor hot tubs. The motel rooms come with refrigerators and microwave ovens and the cabins come with gas fireplaces and full kitchens.

This year MHM has made lodging available to us for a flat group rate of $65 per person per night.  Lodging options include the following

  • Cabins for 4 people (2-bedroom+loft; 1 queen, 1 queen, and 4 twin beds)
  • Motel rooms for 3 people (1 queen and 2 twin beds, available upon request)
  • Motel rooms for 2 people (1 king or 2 queen beds)

Lift tickets:

MHM has also made group lift tickets available to us at the following discount prices:

  • Adult: $99 per day Fri/Sat/Sun
  • Senior (65+): $59 per day Fri/Sat/Sun
  • Indy Pass: $0 per day for the first 2 days! Optional 25% discount on “dynamic pricing” for the third day. No blackout dates after March 12th!


Social Events:

  • Fri-Sun: On the ski days there will be a group gathering at lunchtime out on the deck of the main lodge (weather permitting).  
  • Friday: Après ski get-together in Government Camp (location TBD).
  • Saturday: Happy hour get-together in the trip leaders’ cabin followed by dinner at the resort's Crooked Tree Tavern and Grill (dinner on your dime). 


Drive yourself or carpool, the drive time from the Tri-Cities to the Cooper Spur resort is 2 hours 45 minutes (175 miles).  The Cooper Spur resort is located just 14 miles from MHM. Round trip distance between the Tri-Cities and the Cooper Spur Mountain Resort, including a 2-day commute to/from the ski area, is approximately 405 miles. If you carpool gas costs are shared equally between the passengers and the driver. 

The costs below are dependent on pending lift price decisions by the resort.

  • March 29-31 (2 nights, Fri-Sun)
    • $170 with Indy Pass
    • $293 with 2-day senior lift ticket
    • $376 with 2-day adult lift ticket
  • March 28-31 (3 nights, Thurs-Sun)
    • $238+ with Indy Pass (3rd day based on “dynamic pricing” for a day pass)
    • $361 with 2-day senior lift ticket
    • $444 with 2-day adult lift ticket


Thursday, March 28, 2024 to Sunday, March 31, 2024
Mt. Hood Meadows
Cooper Spur, OR  
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Jamie Zeisloft
Ski Trips
Registration is required
Payment By Schedule Only
Cancellation Policy:
Note that with the decline of COVID, the standard DSC cancellation policy is now in effect.

Refunds will be made for cancellations, provided that your place on a trip is filled by a fully paid individual.

The trip leader will attempt to fill your cancellation from any waiting list. If the trip leader is not able to fill your cancellation from a waiting list, you may provide a replacement provided they are or become a DSC member.

If a replacement cannot be found, you will be refunded the amount you have paid, minus a $10 cancellation fee and minus any costs which were incurred by the DSC on your behalf for which the DSC cannot recover the cost.

Full refunds will be provided for a trip which is cancelled by the DSC.
Payment Schedule
Initial Payment: US$ 200.00
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Two Nights 3/29-3/31 - Indy Pass Holders
Two Nights 3/29-3/31 - Two Days Lift Tickets - Senior
Two Nights 3/29-3/31 - Two Days Lift Tickets - Adult
Three Nights 3/28-3/31 - Indy Pass Holders
Three Nights 3/28-3/31 - Two Days Lift Tickets - Senior
Three Nights 3/28-3/31 - Two Days Lift Tickets - Adult