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Sunday, October 01, 2006

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Skiers can buy a double-duty pass for the first time this winter. The Timberline and Skibowl ski areas are selling a Mt. Hood Fusion Pass ($399 each for adults and it’s only sold in pairs) that will cover admission to either hill for the ski season through Memorial Day. The program is a competitive hedge against the popularity of the Mt. Hood Meadows ski area.

 

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