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Event Information

The Ski to Defeat ALS presented by Franklin Control Systems offers something for everyone as it’s a family friendly event that brings hope to the fight against ALS.  

People living with ALS, family members, friends, skiers, snowboarders and snow-shoers come together to raise significant funds to support comprehensive local care services as well as effective national public policy and top-notch international cutting-edge research. 

Your Registration Fee covers:

  • Lift ticket (if needed), an all-day pass to Mt. Hood Meadows, and exclusive entry into our private event space.
  • Participation in our contests and opportunity to take home a traveling trophy.
  • All your meals, non-alcoholic beverages, two drink tickets exchangeable for alcoholic beverages (21 and over), entertainment, an awards celebration and much more!
  • Snowshoe participants: Your poles & snowshoes are included.

Kids 6 and Under

For kids 6 and under who want to register with the LIFT TICKET registration option, please use discount code: KIDSUNDER6. This makes their registration fee only $20 which inlcudes their lift ticket, food and beverage. 
For kids 6 and under that want to register with the SEASON PASS registration option, please use discount code: SEASONSIX. This makes their registration fee only $10 which includes participation in the event festivities, food and beverage. 

Discount Lodging

Thanks to our friends at The Resort at the Mountain, you can take advantage of discounted room rates. Reservations at the group rate for ALS are available until March 31, 2017. Download these easy instructions to take advantage of this great opportunity. 

Directions to Mt. Hood Meadows

From Portland
Take Hwy 26 East to Government Camp.
Then North on Hwy 35 - 10 miles to Meadows.

If you prefer an easier, less congested drive... 
Take I -84 to Exit 64 in Hood River.
Follow Hwy 35, 35 miles to the Mt. Hood Meadows entrance.

14040 Highway 35
Mt. Hood, OR 97041 

Every registered participant 11 years and older is required to meet a $150 fundraising minimum by the day of the event. 

Our chapter receives no government or insurance funding. Our mission is funded solely by the local community and events such as the Ski to Defeat ALS.