What are the conditions on the Willamette Pass?

The latest Willamette Pass snow report shown below was updated on 11 May 2022….Resort report:

Piste conditions: Tell us
Off Piste conditions:
Next snowfall: 0.4 in Thu 12 May (AM)
Next significant snowfall: 2.4 in Sat 14 May (AM)
Lifts open:

How steep is Willamette Pass?

52 degrees
Ski area information Willamette Pass is best known for having one of the steepest runs in the world, “RTS”, which at its steepest point is 52 degrees.

Does Willamette Pass make snow?

The snow forecast for Willamette Pass is: A dusting of new snow.

How long is Willamette Pass?

5,128 ft
Willamette Pass (5,128 ft or 1,563 m) is a mountain pass crossing the crest of the Cascade Range in Oregon, United States.

Are chains required over Willamette Pass?

You must use chains if your vehicle is rated 10,000 pounds gross vehicle weight (GVW) or less and is towing. You must use chains on any single drive axle vehicle rated over 10,000 pounds GVW whether towing or not.

Are chains required on Willamette Pass Oregon?

Chains may be required seasonally when traveling over the Willamette and McKenzie-Santiam passes, even if the weather appears fine. Highway 242 between the McKenzie River and Sisters is typically closed November – June. Instead drive Highway 20.

How steep is RTS?

Willamette’s marquee steep is RTS. On the trailmap, that’s shorthand for Really Tough Skiing-although locals refer to it by a more off-color name. The 700-vertical-foot former speedskiing course tips 52 degrees for a moment and averages 45 degrees. (Black runs usually don’t reach beyond 40 degrees.)

What’s the snow depth at Willamette Pass?

Snowfall to around 5,879ft. Snow Line ranging from 5,374ft to resort level. This Snow Forecast for Willamette Pass, United States gives the predicted Snowfall and Freezing Levels for the next week.

How many lifts does Willamette Pass have?

All lifts/​cable cars Willamette Pass – Crescent

Number of ski lifts 5
Total capacity 9600 Passengers/hour
Total lift length 4.7 km Total