Hoodoo opens on Friday
December 14, 2015
SANTIAM PASS: The Hoodoo Ski Area is making preparations to open for the season on December 18th, just in time to kickoff winter break. On Monday Hoodoo had from 35 to 40 inches at the base and was expecting more snow fall this week.
According to the resort’s vice president of marketing, Leif Williams, “Snow cats are working to compact the snow to create the best conditions possible.”
Since opening in 1938, Hoodoo has evolved into a full-service ski area with more than 800 skiable acres, 30 alpine trails, 15.8 km of Nordic trails, three quad lifts, one triple chair and one double chair. The resort also offers also offers air board, snowbike and snow scooter rentals.
Hoodoo’s spacious lodge includes a rental and repair shop, ski shop, restaurant, full bar, lockers, showers, arcade, dining areas, etc., as well as a large lot with overnight car parking and RV sites (by permit only). Day parking is free for Hoodoo guests and Snopark permits are available for the nearby snow parks.
Over the weekend, Hoodoo will be open from 9 a/m/ to 4 p.m. on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Night skiing is scheduled to open on the slopes next Monday, which will be available until 9 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday as well.
For a full list of upcoming events, go to the Hoodoo Ski Area Event Calendar, www.hoodoo.com/events.
Image above courtesy Hoodoo.
McKenzie River Reflections