Drag yourself out of bed, admire the stunning scenery and make sure you eat a filling breakfast. You will need all the sustenance you can get if you want to make the most of Cooper Spur Ski Area.
It's to be found in Government Camp. If you aren't familiar with the name, it is 75 miles (121 kilometers) away from the state capital, Salem.
Don't get discouraged if you don't find any hotels or other accommodations nearby. There are some a little farther away. There are 6 places to stay that are 30 miles (48 kilometers) away in Hood River. Popular with fellow travelers are the Comfort Suites Hood River, Best Western Plus Hood River Inn and Sunset Motel Hood River.