Byline: The Register-Guard
WILLAMETTE PASS Willamette Pass (el. 5128 ft.) is a mountain pass in the Cascade Mountains in the U.S. state of Oregon. The pass is traversed by Oregon Route 58. Willamette Pass ski area is located there. TUBING CENTER
Location: Willamette Pass summit at Milepost 62, 70 miles east of Eugene Eugene, city (1990 pop. 112,669), seat of Lane co., W Oregon, on the Willamette River; inc. 1862. A processing and shipping center in a farming area, the "Emerald City" has lumbering, food-processing, and microchip and other electronics industries. on Highway 58; tubing center is at the west end of the main parking lot.
Cost: Tube rental is $10 per tube up to 2 hours; additional hours at $5 each.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends and holidays
Restrictions: No personal sleds or tubes; demand can exceed capacity so arrive early or plan other skiing during busy times.
For more information: Call 345-Snow or check www.willamettepass.com.
Location: Santiam summit about 90 minutes from Eugene just off Highway 126; features up to 20 800-foot runs (varies with snow conditions)
Cost: 11 and younger, $20 all day; 12 and older, $25 all day; (or 10 runs for $12)
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Saturdays, Sundays and everyday during holidays and vacations
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for just $5 a day (or rent a tube)
For more information: 541-822-3799 or www.hoodoo.com
MOUNT BACHELOR SNOWBLAST TUBING PARK
Location: Mount Bachelor's park, 2 1/2 hours east of Eugene at the end of Cascade Lakes For the microbrewery, see .
The Cascade Lakes are a collection of lakes in central Oregon in the United States of America. They include Elk Lake, Hosmer Lake, Lava Lake, Cultus Lake, North and South Twin Lakes, as well as Crane Prairie Reservoir. Highway, features an 800-foot track full of rollers See Ground sea
Cost: 12 and younger, $20 all day; 13 and older, $26 all day (holidays slightly higher)
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday Sunday: see Sabbath; week. (open more days during holidays, call for details)
Restrictions: Children must be at least 42 inches tall with a signed release
For more information: 800-829-2442 or www.mtbachelor.com