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First Ski

After a week of anticipation and careful observation of what the storm was doing in the cascades, we scored a golden and rare opportunity to ski on a bluebird day and on fluffy snow! Bob Young and I ventured out to Hoodoo where we… Continue Reading “First Ski”

Mountain View and South Maxwell Snow Shelters are closed to limit spreading of COVID-19

Snow Park Permits

Sno Park permits may be purchased online, here, at the Oregon DMV.

NOVEMBER 2020 NEWSLETTER ONC Willamette Chapter

SNO Park permits may be purchased online at: Skiing in Time of Covid-19 The Coronavirus pandemic is affecting all of our lives in nearly every way. But with winter approaching, we can be sure that if snow falls there could be skiing. The… Continue Reading “NOVEMBER 2020 NEWSLETTER ONC Willamette Chapter”


A new ski season is nearly upon us and we shouldn’t let Covid 19 keep us closed up indoors.  Even as last season saw a cessation of official tours by the club there were plenty of opportunities to enjoy the mountains and get together… Continue Reading “SPRING SKIING AND HIKING”

Trail Clearing, Tuesday October 20, 2020

Volunteer Trail Clearing at Big Springs SnoParkTuesday, October 20Beth Dayton and the Salamanders trail group will be clearing ski trails at Big Springs SnoPark next Tuesday, Oct. 20. If your are interested in volunteering, contact Beth at

Cross-country skis for sale

For sale:   Cross-country skiis – Karhu “wide track”, 5’2” long (160 cm), partial metal edges, Fischer bindings (NNN).  In good shape, not heavily used. Also Swix poles. $100 total for skiis & poles. Rossignol boots, about women’s size 8, NNN bindings.  In good… Continue Reading “Cross-country skis for sale”


COVID-19 and the wildfires have delayed our volunteer activities, but we are still moving ahead with some projects.  On Saturday, Oct. 17, we have a joint woodstocking event at Ray Benson SnoPark with the Mt. Jefferson Snowmobile Club.  MJSC has already collected the logs… Continue Reading “Woodstocking”

Volunteers Needed at Maxwell

The Forest Service has requested help preparing the Maxwell trail and shelter system for winter. There are two trail junction signposts that need replacement, broken metal roofing on the woodshed at Mtn. View Shelter needs replacement, and there are a few fallen logs that… Continue Reading “Volunteers Needed at Maxwell”


It is with great sadness that the Willamette Chapter acknowledges the death of Steve Allen, long time club member, who passed away in Albany, New York last week. Steve joined the Willamette Chapter in its early days when he moved to Oregon in the… Continue Reading “IN MEMORIAM:”