Snowvana Features & Events

The 2017 Snowvana Pass Giveaway

Unlimited Season Pass for the 2017/18 season to Mt. Hood Skibowl, Timberline Lodge, Mt. Bachelor and Mt. Hood Meadows valued at over $3,000!

Snowvana’s “Snowrageous Gear Sale”

Presented by U.S. Outdoor on the arena level, the sale offered a huge selection of 2016/17 and 2017/18 merchandise at up to 50% off. U.S. Outdoor’s expert staff and manufacturers’ reps were on hand to answer questions, help fit, and advise on equipment purchases. A gear concierge was available for guests who wished to purchase equipment and pick up items later at the show or at U.S. Outdoor.

Nordic and Backcountry Touring

Featured on the Northwest corner of the concourse and presented by The Mt. Shop. Experts from the Mt. Shop and various manufacturers were on hand to answer questions about the latest equipment and safety technique for backcountry adventurers.

The 2017 Snowvana Tech Stage

On the concourse level were featured speakers and demonstrations on equipment, backcountry safety, and tuning and waxing techniques for Nordic, alpine and snowboarding. Experts from Timberline Lodge, U.S. Outdoor and The Mt. Shop were on hand to share their expertise.

Dean Cummings

Dean Cummings’ H2O Guides is a pioneer of Alaska helicopter skiing. Company founder and World Extreme Skiing Champion Dean Cummings started research and development of remote-guided helicopter operations in the Chugach Mountains surrounding Valdez in 1991. Dean was instrumental in establishing top-down terrain management protocol for heli-skiing steep, massively glaciated terrain that demands a higher level of protocol and technique and spoke about backcountry and heli-skiing safety.


Matt Zaffino’s Powder Prediction Party

KGW weather guru and mountain man Matt Zaffino gave a lively presentation on what’s in store from the snow gods for the 2017/2018 Winter season.

The Snowkeedokee Kids Corner

Presented by Point S Tires, the Kids Corner featured a “Learn to Ski and Ride” ramp from Mogul Busters and a mountain bike agility course from The Lumberyard.

Timberline’s St. Bernard Mascot

He may still be a puppy but Bruno was looking larger than life on his visit from Timberline Lodge.

 Oregon’s most popular resorts

Mt. Bachelor, Mt. Hood Skibowl, Timberline Lodge and Mt. Hood Meadows—were on hand to sell or renew season passes for the 2017/18 season. These resorts also gave away five Snowvana Passes good for unlimited access at all four resorts for the coming season.

Mt. Hood Job Fair

Snowvana attendees were able to meet with recruiters from Mt. Hood Meadows, Mt. Hood Skibowl and Timberline Lodge and learn about full and part-time positions in the snow biz.

Nonprofit Partners

Snowvana is committed to giving back to the snow sports community and the many organizations who tirelessly work to support our passions. The non-profit organizations below were at the 2017 Snowvana raffling great prizes and educating our guests about their important roles in making winter sports safer and more enjoyable for all.