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      Warren Miller


Welcome to NWSkibum.com!  This is our family blog dedicated towards sharing our joy and passion of skiing, hiking, camping, and anything outdoors in the gorgeous Pacific Northwest.

NW Skibum Official 2018 Summer Announcement!

Hey Skibums! Before we get to today’s article, we have the long-awaited announcement. Are you ready? Here we go… NW Skibum is going to go on a 3/4-night camping trip at Paradise Park! Paradise Park is on Mt. Hood, so it is skiing related. We will be vlogging it all,...

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What is Snow Farming?

I will be doing a series of "what is" articles, where I explain aspects of winter and skiing related topics, such as in our previous article on summer skiing. Today, I will be discussing snow farming.  First, a little disclaimer.  I was asked by my Senior Editor to...

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Summer 2018 Teaser Announcement!

Hey Skibums! Sorry we haven’t been active in a while. Today, I have several important announcements. First, be looking forward to a new article on Snow Farming! It will be releasing on Wednesday, June 20th to kick off summer! And for our second announcement. The NW...

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What is Summer Skiing?

Summer Skiing, Summer Skiing, Summer + Skiing? What? You might be thinking, No, NW Skibum, there’s no such thing. The heat would melt the snow! However, just read this, and discover how Summer Skiing in the Pacific Northwest is possible. First of all, I’m not talking...

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Why I Started a Skiing Blog

I’ve been skiing for over 40 years and every year I get more and more enthusiastic about skiing.  To a non-skier, when I talk about skiing, I get a range of looks anywhere from a look of awe and jealousy to looks of compete ambivalence.  The greatest gift my father...

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Mt Hood from Trillium Lake

Discover the Beauty of the Pacific nw

Sunset Over Mt Hood Summit From Lost Creek in Paradise Park
Majestic Mount Hood, in all it’s glory.  I am proud to have grown up on Mt. Hood, my home mountain. From it’s world class, year round alpine skiing, spectacular cross country, snow shoe and snow machine trails, adrenaline packed mountain climbing, it’s rich history with Historic Timberline Lodge and Government Camp and a plethora of summer time activities including hiking, mountain climbing, camping and mountain biking, Mt. Hood is truely a one of a kind mountain.
Palmer Snow Fields - Timberline Lodge - Mt Hood, Oregon

Palmer Snow Fields and Lift which allows Timberline to be the only US ski resort that is open year round.

View from Trillium Lake Looking at Mt Hood at Night with Lights from Timberline Lodge - Photo By Dan Hawk

A view of Mount Hood from Trillium Lake Campground with the night skiing lights of Timberline Ski Resort.

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