POTATO HILL CASCADES (CENTRAL) | OREGON | UNITED STATES
Summary | Elevation: 5,200 ft
Potato Hill is located a few miles west of Hoodoo Ski Resort. Easy skin from potato hill snow park for Approximately 800ft of skiable Vert. Pick your lines appropriately, there are cliff bands located through out the north side of of the mtn. You can view the terrain from HWY 126/20 approx 2mi west of the entrance to Hoodoo. Due to the elevation mid-late winter will provide best conditions. Be aware of the creek crossing near the hwy if you plan to ski to the hwy on your last lap.
Current Weather in Sisters, OR Fair 64°F
Base: 0 in
48 hours: 0 in
Mon low 39°F high 73°F Sunny
Tue low 34°F high 58°F Showers
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Lungesallday: February 3, 2013 Uphill: 2,000 ft. | Downhill: 2,000 ft. Grabbed a couple of quick laps before the Super Bowl. West facing aspects were bulletproof crust and the north face looked the same. The south face was a bit slushy, but skied pretty well. Blue ski...[view]
Pnwpow1984: April 21, 2012 Uphill: 1,000 ft. | Downhill: 1,000 ft. Warm and slushy but a great tour none the less!!...[view]
Pnwpow1984: March 7, 2012 Uphill: 1,500 ft. | Downhill: 1,500 ft. Surprised to see how many people are skiing Potato Hill. After bribing skifreenw with a reNEWale Porter he finally got out with me! Been spoiled with all these blue bird days....[view]
Skifreenw: March 7, 2012 Uphill: 1,500 ft. | Downhill: 1,500 ft. Excellent snow load on the north slope, plenty of base. Great day....[view]
Kneedeepnord: December 27, 2010 Uphill: 3,000 ft. | Downhill: 3,000 ft. Lots of heavy snow made for a tough slog and slow skiing even on the 60% stuff. Weak layers @ about 12" and 3' gave readily in our block tests, but with lots of anchors and lower angles picked for li...[view]
Skifreenw: December 27, 2010 Uphill: 2,500 ft. | Downhill: 2,500 ft. There was about 2.5 feet of fresh powder on top of an icy crust. A lot of wind loading on the north face. We dug a couple of pits and found that all the fresh stuff was more than willing to slide, s...[view]
Pnwpow1984: December 20, 2010 Uphill: 2,200 ft. | Downhill: 2,200 ft. Pure Lusciousness!! Snowed all day with consistent 10mph winds out of the south. The north side is skiing great these days....[view]
Skifreenw: December 20, 2010 Uphill: 2,200 ft. | Downhill: 2,200 ft. Great day, about 6-10 inches of fresh dry powder on top of a solid crust/ice. We experienced some very minor surface sluffs on one of the steeper chutes. Nothing to worry about. Fun day all around....[view]
Pnwpow1984: December 17, 2010 Uphill: 1,100 ft. | Downhill: 1,100 ft. Got in one awesome lap, the sun was shining with the winds staying calm until up on the ridge top. Snow still super light and fluffy! The next few days are looking promising!...[view]
Skifreenw: November 28, 2010 Uphill: 1,200 ft. | Downhill: 1,200 ft. ...[view]
Kneedeepnord: November 27, 2010 Uphill: 2,600 ft. | Downhill: 2,800 ft. Several inches of fresh snow on a dump that had set up well from days before. Stable snow, good friends, and windless conditions made for a great day even with a late start....[view]
Pnwpow1984: November 27, 2010 Uphill: 2,600 ft. | Downhill: 2,800 ft. Snow was heavier with the warmer system that moved in, although it seemed to bond well with the previous accumulation. No wind and pockets of blue skies made for some great laps up on spud!...[view]
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