Offering the longest ski season in America, Timberline Lodge is located near the top of Mt. Hood volcano. Most years, the ski season will begin around early to mid-November continuing through Labor Day, with a short closure snow permitting. Timberline Lodge boasts the Pacific Northwest’s longest vertical drop at 3,690 feet from the top of Palmer Express to the bottom of Still Creek Basin. Skiers and riders will find 1,415 accessible acres and 41 named trails are serviced by nine lifts and a passenger snowcat offers additional access for the advanced to experts.