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“Great place for skiing”

Timberline Lodge Ski Area
Certificate of Excellence
Portland, Oregon
Level 4 Contributor
45 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Great place for skiing”
Reviewed April 9, 2013

Spent many weekends with my young kids skiing at Timberline this winter. Overall highly recommend going to Timberline for skiing.

Positives
* wide range of runs - from beginner to advanced
* long runs
* great views, especially from Magic Mile and Palmer
* long ski season (they get alot of snow)
* Good parking (not far from ski zone)
* Modern lifts - fast and have safety bars
* Fascinating Timberline Lodge hotel

Negatives
* if you are an advanced skier, you might find the black diamonds at Timberline a bit easy
* ski school for kids - instructors are mostly HS or college kids. They do more "accompany skiing" vs actual teaching. (If you have young kids who want to learn how to ski, I recommend Mogul Busters ski school at SkiBowl)

Visited January 2013
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Snohomish, Washington, United States
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great piece of history”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

We just walked through the lodge, but it is just so rustic and interesting - I'd love to come back and spend some nights and eat dinner there. Great access to the ski areas and special storage lockers for gear and inside storage for your boots.

Visited April 2013
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Kalama, Washington
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“A great place to enjoy the snow!”
Reviewed February 3, 2013

A good place to learn to snowshoe! The lodge is beautiful and easy to stop in for a beverage or food. Good service!

Visited February 2013
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Portland, Oregon
Level 5 Contributor
63 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great variety of runs!”
Reviewed January 16, 2013

The ski resort at Timberline has a variety of runs, from the easy to the black diamond. I recommend the beginning leg of West Leg run but not after that, it's a bit too flat. The lifts have short lines, quick lifts and all runs can easily lead you back to the Timberline lodge for a hot beverage.

Visited January 2013
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Portland,, Oregon
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Pretty Good Ski Lodge Food”
Reviewed January 15, 2013

Had a great time at Timberline. Skiing and lifts were great and I particularly love the lodge. The food is a few steps better than most ski areas and the small lodge offers many cute spaces to cozy up with a beer or special hot beverage of the day.

Visited January 2013
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Thank Kelikelo
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