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Encyclopedia > Willamette Pass ski area
Willamette Pass
Location:
Nearest city: Eugene, Oregon 70 miles (110 km) West
Coordinates: 43°36′3.4698″N 122°2′10.0134″W / 43.600963833, -122.036114833 (Willamette Pass)Coordinates: 43°36′3.4698″N 122°2′10.0134″W / 43.600963833, -122.036114833 (Willamette Pass)
Top elevation: 6683 ft (2037 m)
Base elevation: 5120 ft (1561 m)
Skiable area: 555 acres (2.24 km²)
Runs: 29 total
20% Beginner
45% Intermediate
35% Advanced/Expert
Longest run: 2.1 mi (3 km)
Lift system: 7 Total Winter (1 High-Speed Six Pack , 3 Triple Chairs, 1 Double Chair, 1 Magic Carpet, 1 Tubing Tow)

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Terrain parks: 1
Snowfall: 430 in/year (10.922 m/year)
Web site: Willamette Pass

Willamette Pass is a ski area located in Lane County, Oregon. Willamette Pass is an equal opportunity recreation provider operating on federal land under special use permit on the Willamette and Deschutes National Forests. It is situated in the Central Cascade Mountain Range, between Eugene, Oregon and Bend, Oregon. The ski area is currently locally owned and operated by the Wiper Family, of Eugene, Oregon. A terrain park is an outdoor area that contains jumps and half-pipes that allow snowboarders and skiers to do tricks. ... This page is about the form of precipitation. ... An inch (plural: inches; symbol or abbreviation: in or, sometimes, ″ - a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... Lane County is a county in the state of Oregon. ... The Willamette National Forest is named after the Willamette River, which has its headwaters in the Forest. ... The Deschutes National Forest is a United States National Forest located in Deschutes County, Oregon. ... Mount Adams in Washington state The Cascade Range is a mountainous region famous for its chain of tall volcanos called the High Cascades that run north-south along the west coast of North America from British Columbia to the Shasta Cascade area of northern California. ... Nickname: Motto: The Worlds Greatest City of the Arts & Outdoors Coordinates: , Country State County Lane Founded 1846 Incorporated 1862 Government  - Mayor Kitty Piercy Area  - City 40. ... Bend is a city in Deschutes County, Oregon, United States. ...

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Ski area information

Willamette Pass Resort is a year-round destination comprised of two distinct seasons: A winter ski season and a summer season. In the summer, hiking, sightseeing and downhill mountain biking are available, as the Eagle Peak Accelerator is converted into a 6-person Gondola.


Willamette Pass also offers some of the best tree skiing in Oregon.


"RTS"

Willamette Pass is best known for having one of the steepest runs in the world, "RTS", which at its steepest point is 52 degrees. It was host the 1993 Subaru U.S. Speed Skiing Championships, were a top speed of 116.56 mph (187 km/h) was achieved. [1] Speed skiing is the sport of skiing downhill in a straight line as fast as possible. ...


Resort statistics

2007 / 2008 Ski Season Dates

  • November 22nd, 2007 - April, 2008 (Weather Permitting)
  • Days of Operation: Thursdays through Sundays and All Holidays

Elevation

  • Summit: 6683 ft (2037 m)
  • Base: 5120 ft (1561 m)
  • Vertical Rise: 1563 ft (476 m)

Trails

  • Skiable area: 555 acres (2.24 km²)
  • Trails: 29 total 20% Beginner 45% Intermediate 35% Advanced/Expert
  • Longest run: "Kaleidoscope/Perseverence" - 2.1 mi (3 km)
  • Average annual snowfall: 430 in/year (10.922 m/year)
  • Terrain Parks: 1
  • Peaks: 2
    • Eagle Peak
    • Peak 2

A terrain park is an outdoor area that contains jumps and half-pipes that allow snowboarders and skiers to do tricks. ...

Lifts

Doppelmayr CTEC is an aerial lift manufacturer based in Salt Lake City, Utah and Saint-Jérôme, Quebec and originally known as CTEC. It is the successor to Thiokols ski lift division, founded in 1976 by Jan Leonard and Mark Ballantyne, who had worked for Thiokol since the... External link Doppelmayr-CTECs website Categories: Stub | Manufacturing companies of the United States ... The Riblet Tramway Company was once the largest ski chairlift manufacturer in the world. ... The Riblet Tramway Company was once the largest ski chairlift manufacturer in the world. ...

References

  1. ^ The Register-Guard, Eugene, Oregon, USA

External links

  • Willamette Pass website Official Site
  • Register-Guard.com Register-Guard Best Of: Ski Run
  • Ski Lifts.org Photos of Willamette Pass Lifts
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