I teased it yesterday, and I’m happy to finally share the news that The Indy Pass adds Mount Hood Meadows (OR) for the Winter ’22-’23 season.

Indy Passholders will now have two days of access to 92 alpine ski areas in the United States, Canada and Japan. Plus access to 14 cross-country ski resorts and discounted tickets to 10 allied resorts.

The best ski deal just keeps getting better.

Indy has already landed at major resorts with Powder Mountain, UT, Jay Peak, VT, and Cannon Mountain, NH, but landing at Mt. Hood Meadows is absolutely huge add-on for the relatively new Indy Pass.

Buy an Indy Pass for only $299 is starting to make more and more sense no matter where you live in the country.

It’s simply the best deal when it comes to skiing. No questions about it!

MT. HOOD MEADOWS JOINS THE INDY PASS

Oregon’s first resort becomes Indy’s largest by number of skiers

PORTLAND, Oregon (July 26, 2022) – The Indy Pass is proud to announce that Mt. Hood Meadows, Oregon has joined its coalition of independent stations for the 22/23 season. Mt. Hood Meadows is one of the largest independently owned and operated resorts in the United States and features 2,150 acres, 11 lifts, 85 named trails, and 430″ of annual snowfall. It hosts more skier visits than any other Indy resort partner.

“We are very excited to welcome our home mountain, Mt. Hood Meadows, to the Indy family of resorts,” said Indy Pass President Doug Fish. We know firsthand that Meadows is one of the finest resorts in North America, and their presence on the pass will elevate and support all Indy resorts.

Meadows President and CEO Matthew Drake says the Indy Pass alignment continues the company’s efforts to expand access to quality mountain recreation experiences, saying, “It’s is our culture of innovating, implementing new initiatives, experimenting, learning and then refining. Our first year with the Indy Pass is another exciting experience.

Mt. Hood Meadows immediately becomes the crown jewel of the West Indy region. It gives Indy Pass an anchor from Mt. Hood to complete White Pass, Washington, and Hoodoo, Oregon, each about 2.5 hours from Portland. Meadows’ reliable Cascade snowpack comes from the constant barrage of winter storms that batter the Oregon Coast before rolling into 11,225′ Mt. Hood. Its expansive terrain includes an additional 1,700 vertical feet of snowfield accessible by hiking and a country side accessed by a gate, giving Meadows premier status in every way.

Mt. Hood Meadows Mountain Stats
Cascade Express Summit – 7,300 (9,000 at top of hiking terrain)
Vertical Rise – 2,777
Acres – 2,150
Acres of Night Skiing – 140
Ski lifts – 11, including 6 high-speed quads
Longest run – 3 miles
Named races – 85
Annual snowfall – 430 inches
Indy Base Pass Blackouts: Peak Holidays and Weekends
15 km of cross-country ski trails available to Indy Pass and Indy XC Pass holders

July Payment Plan Ends August 1 – Interest Free & No Credit Check
Indy Pass offers an innovative, interest-free payment plan that allows buyers to make equal monthly payments until December 15. If purchased before August 1, payments are $49/month for an adult pass and $146/month for a family of four with two children under 13. No credit check or credit application is needed, and no third-party lenders are involved.

Indy Pass 22-23 Pre-Season Pricing Ends September 12
Indy Base Pass – Adult $299, Children (12 and under) $139
Indy+ Pass – Adult $399, Children $189 (no restrictions)
Indy Base AddOn Pass – Adult $199, Children $99 (Partners and Allies season pass holders only)
Indy+ AddOn Pass – Adult $309, Children $149 (no restrictions)
Indy Cross Country (XC) Pass – Adult $69, Children $29 (no restrictions)

About the Indy Pass –
After three seasons, Indy Pass is the fastest growing multi-mountain pass in North America. It offers 105 alpine and Nordic resorts in the United States, Canada and Japan, each offering two days of skiing or riding, and ten allied alpine resorts offering up to 50% off lift tickets. Indy Resorts are uniquely independent and authentic; most are owned and operated by multi-generational families.

22/23 STATIONS

DOWNHILL STATIONS – 92

PACIFIC REGION – 15
ALASKA – Eaglecrest Ski Area
BRITISH COLUMBIA — Apex Mountain Resort, Manning Park, Sasquatch Mountain
CALIFORNIA – China Peak, Mt. Shasta Ski Park, Snow Valley
OREGON – Mt. Hood Meadows, Hoodoo, Mt. Ashland
WASHINGTON – 49 degrees North, Ski Bluewood, Hurricane Ridge, Mission Ridge, White Pass

ROCKY REGION – 19
ALBERTA — Castle Mountain Resort
ARIZONA—Sunrise Park Ski Resort
COLORADO — Sunlight Mountain Resort
IDAHO – Brundage Mountain, Kelly Canyon, Silver Mountain, Tamarack Resort, Pomerelle, Soldier Mountain
MONTANA – Blacktail Mountain, Lost Trail Powder Mountain, Red Lodge Mountain
UTAH – Beaver Mountain, Eagle Point, Powder Mountain
WYOMING – Meadowlark Ski Lodge, Snow King Mountain, White Pine Ski Area, Antelope Butte

MID-WEST REGION – 24
IOWA – Seven Oaks, Sunset Mountain
MICHIGAN – Big Powderhorn Resort, Caberfae Peaks, Crystal Mountain, Marquette Mountain, Nubs Nob Ski Resort, Pine Mountain Resort, Shanty Creek, Swiss Valley Ski Area, Tree Tops Resort
MINNESOTA – Buck Hill, Detroit Mountain, Lutsen Mountains, Mount Kato, Powder Ridge Winter Recreation, Spirit Mountain
SOUTH DAKOTA — Terry Peak Ski Area
WISCONSIN — Granite Peak, Little Switzerland, Nordic Mountain, Trollhaugen, Tyrol Basin, The Rock Snowpark

EAST REGION – 20
CONNECTICUT – Mohawk Mountain Ski Area
MASSACHUSETTS – Berkshire East Mountain Resort, Catamount Mountain Resort *
MAINE – Saddleback Mountain, BigRock Resort, Maine’s Black Mountain
NEW HAMPSHIRE – Cannon Mountain, Pats Peak, Black Mountain, Waterville Valley
NEW YORK — Catamount Mountain Resort*, Greek Peak Mountain Resort, Swain Resort, Snow Ridge Ski Resort, Titus Mountain, West Mountain
VERMONT—Bolton Valley Resort, Magic Mountain, Saskadena Six, Jay Peak Resort
*Catamount straddles the NY/MA border

MID-ATLANTIC REGION – 10
NORTH CAROLINA — Cataloochee Ski Area
PENNSYLVANIA – Blue Knob Resort, Montage Mountain, Ski Sawmill, Shawnee Mountain
TENNESSEE — Ober Gatlinburg Ski Area
VIRGINIA – Bryce Resort, Massanutten Resort
WEST VIRGINIA – Canaan Valley Ski Resort, Winterplace Ski Resort

JAPAN TOHOKU REGION – 5
Geto Kogen – Kitakami, Iwate
Aomori Spring, Nishitsugaru District, Ajigasawa
Okunakayama Kogen – Ninohe District, Iwate
Shimokura/Pandora – Hachimantai, Iwate
Tazawako – Semboku, Akita

BACKGROUND STATIONS – 14
BRITISH COLUMBIA – Sovereign Lakes Nordic Club, Manning Park Resort
MAINE – Black Mountain of Maine
MICHIGAN—Tree Tops XC
MINNESOTA — Mapelap Resort
NEW HAMPSHIRE (2) – Waterville Valley Resort, JacksonXC
NEW JERSEY – High Point Cross Country Center
NEW MEXICO — Enchanted Forest XC
OREGON – Mt. Hood Meadows
VERMONT—Woodstock Nordic Center, Rikert Nordic Center
WASHINGTON – 49 degrees North Nordic Center
WEST VIRGINIA – White Grass Visitor Center

ALLIED RESORTS – 10 (discounted lift tickets for pass holders)
MASSACHUSETTS — Mont Bousquet
NEW HAMPSHIRE – Dartmouth Skiway, King Pine, McIntyre Ski Area, Whaleback Mountain
UTAH – Cherry Peak
VERMONT – Burke Mountain, Middlebury College Snow Bowl
WASHINGTON — Wolf Wolf Ski Bowl
WISCONSIN—Paul Bunyan

Image Credit: Mt. Hood Meadows/Indy Pass

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