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What Is Lost With Mt. Hood's Fading Summer Ski Season


The summer season at Mt. Hood's Timberline Resort closed at the beginning of August this year — significantly early for the resort that historically has hosted skiers through Labor Day. The Palmer Snowfield that Timberline accesses is retreating, with photos showing the stark difference between where it stands today and only 100 years ago. High Country News looks at what the consequences will be of a shrinking summer season at Mt. Hood.

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