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Bennet Pass

Mt. Hood

Fun and easy tree skiing across Highway 84 from Mt. Hood Meadows

Ski Touring Easy

2.6 km
62 m
178 m
0-1 hrs
Low Point
1.3 km
High Point
1.5 km
Bennet Pass Map

This is a popular ski touring route which is generally considered to be easy. It's remote, it features low exposure (e1) and is typically done between November and March. From a low point of 1.3 km to the maximum altitude of 1.5 km, the route covers 2.6 km, 62 vertical metres of ascent and 178 vertical metres of descent. It's graded 1.2 and Labande grade 2. You'll need skins to complete it safely.


A short clearing accessed by a forest service road. Just follow NF 3550 and stay left to turn on to NF 3550-630.

Ski down the obvious clearing and enjoy 400 foot hot laps of sparse trees.



Wide gentle slopes at around 20 degrees or less.

Low Exposure (E1)

1 out of 4

Exposure is limited to that of the slope itself. Getting hurt is still likely if the slope is steep and/or the snow is hard.


2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

between November and March


  • Tree Skiing

Equipment required

  • Skins

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