There are many options for snowshoeing, Nordic and back country skiing within a 30 minute drive of Oakridge, depending on the snow and driving conditions. Gear can be rented at Willamette Mountain Mercantile in Oakridge. Back country ski trails start from the Gold Lake Sno-park and groomed Nordic trails are available at the  Willamette Pass Ski Area.

Downhill Skiing

Easy access to downhill skiing and snow boarding just 27 miles away at Willamette Pass Ski Area.

$45/ adult ski pass

LIFTS: 1 six person detachable, 4 triple chair lifts, 1 Magic Carpet Lift Capacities: 10,200 skiers per hour

Summit Elevation: 6,683 feet
Base Elevation: 5,120 feet
Vertical Rise: 1,563 feet

555 acres skiable terrain
225 acres groomable terrain
20 km Nordic trails

Average Snowfall: 430 inches

Saturday bus to Willamette Pass Ski Area from Oakridge costs $15 rt, check Berg’s Ski Shop web site for reservations and current ski conditions.