2,218 ft
-291 ft
1 mile
High Point

A-Zone Details

  • Activities
    • Downhill Ski
  • Riding Area
    Mt. Hood Meadows
    Government Camp, Oregon
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Winter only trail
  • Trail Type
  • Snow Grooming
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Physical Rating
  • Global Ranking
    #1474 in Skiing
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Skiing

Traverse from Top of Cascade to entrance access gate. Usually more protected from windblown surface conditions than further down Heather Canyon.

Access Info Restricted Access

Within Meadows ski boundary. Access from the Top of Cascade chair lift. Ski Patrol will open access to this trail when conditions permit

More Stats for A-Zone downhill ski trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -291 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,805 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,096 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,804 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Distance down
    1,857 ft
  • Distance flat
    361 ft
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
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      • 5 rides
      • 40 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 42 rides
      • 32 miles avg distance
      • 206 rides


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