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Ski Area

We are located on the beautiful North side of Mt. Hood.  Our combination of affordable pricing, beginner to intermediate level terrain, and the manageable size of our ski area, present an ideal outing for families.  Steeped in history, Cooper Spur is one of the oldest ski areas in North America!

Cooper Spur Ski Area Sign

Our Ski Area Offers

  • A Double Chairlift
  • 9 Runs of Fun for Skiing & Snowboarding
  • 50 Acres of Beginner & Intermediate Level Terrain 
  • 400 feet of vertical (3,969 to 4,400′)
  • Beginner Rope Tow
  • Alpine Lessons
  • Rental Shop
  • A Historic Alpine Lodge Providing Snacks & Refreshments
  • A Covered Outdoor Deck & Picnic Area

2022-2023 Schedule

Saturday, December 17th, 2022 – Sunday, March 5th, 2023 (weather permitting)

Lift Schedule


9am – 4pm


 9am – 4pm

Friday Nights  

(starting January 6th snow permitting)

4pm – 8pm

Holiday Schedule

Christmas Break

December 17th – Jan 1st

9am-4pm daily

**Closed December 24th & 25th**

Martin Luther King Day

Monday, January 16th  9am-4pm

Presidents Day

Monday, February 20th  9am-4pm

Season Passes

  • Individual Pass $229
  • Family Pass $659

    Includes four immediate family members

  • Additional family Members beyond 4 $120

Lift Tickets

  • Adults (15+) $49
  • Junior (7-14) $39
  • Kids (6 & under) and Seniors (70+) Free
  • Afternoon Half Day Adult $39
  • Afternoon Half Day Junior $29
  • Night Ticket $15
  • Rope Tow $10

Afternoon Half Days are from 12:30pm – 4pm


  • Rental Package $32
  • Afternoon Half Day $26
  • Night Rental $19
  • Helmet $5
  • Poles $5

Ski and Snowboard Lessons

At Cooper Spur, we think it is just as important to have fun on the slopes as it is to increase proficiency. Our professional and talented instructors ensure the atmosphere is fun and playful while teaching the skills and techniques that will help anyone improve and enjoy skiing or downhill riding. They’ll give you instructions that allow you to keep learning and having fun even after the lesson has finished!

Private Lesson


1 hour Lesson, all ages & abilities

Add a Participant to a Private Lesson: $50

Add Lift Ticket: $20

Add Lift Ticket & Rentals: $40

Group Lesson


Two hour beginner lesson

(max group size is 5 guests, and minimum age is 7 years)

Add Lift Ticket: $20

Add Lift Ticket & Rentals: $40

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This institution is an equal opportunity service provider and employer, which operates under a special use permit issued by the Mt. Hood National Forest, USDA Forest Service