Cascade Express – Mt. Hood Meadows, OR

Upper lift line.
Bottom terminal building.
Bottom terminal building.
Both stations are housed inside buildings with partial Poma enclosures underneath.
Rails for chair parking rows.
Uphill side of the bottom station.
Leaving the base.
Riding up the lift line.
Arriving at the return.
You make a 90 degree turn upon exit.
Top station underneath a snowshed.
Last tower before the unload.
View down the long lift line.
Towers have extra bracing near the bottom.
Middle part of the line.
Lower lift line.
Looking up the line.
Gates for the different parking rows.

6 thoughts on “Cascade Express – Mt. Hood Meadows, OR

  1. Jonathan April 29, 2019 / 10:30 am

    Does the snowshed at the top help with wind?


  2. Donald Reif September 24, 2019 / 1:29 pm


  3. powderforever45 October 15, 2019 / 4:25 pm

    Do they have the money to potentially put in a 6 place bubble lift?


    • Collin Parsons October 15, 2019 / 7:16 pm

      I’m not sure, but it most certainly wouldn’t be built here. I could see a bubble 6 or 8 replacing both MHX and Blue.


    • Mark N. October 21, 2019 / 6:24 pm

      I’m sure Meadows does, they get pretty hefty visitation to the point they keep adding new parking lots. But I think following the new Buttercup lift, they’ve set their sights on doubling their lodging capacity with the new Sahale Lodge expansion they’re already fundraising for, which I think will come around in the early 2020s…


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