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CLICK HERE TO GO DIRECT TO DAILY GALLERIES for the 2014 kite and windsurf season:
and here for the 2013/14 ski season: or scroll down to the galleries below this text....where you will also find last summers wind photos and archives of previous ski seasons.

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for postings of the best photos of the day/week and info on upcoming events, photo workshops etc

Want to advertise your business on this website? Reasonable rates and massive viewership. Over 4 million page views annually and current advertisers receive over 40 000 clicks on their logo direct to their websites. Call Grant at 914-310-9051 for more information.

Grant Myrdal Photography is back for our FIFTH season in business at Mt Hood Meadows. We offer a professional action photo service for all skiers and boarders. As a memory of a great day skiing or a freeze frame of your best powder turn, this is an opportunity to get the photo you always dreamed of.

All skill levels are catered to, from the first tentative turns of a child in the Ballroom carpet to extreme skiing in Heather and Clark Canyons. With years of experience shooting for magazines around the world, this service offered by Grant is all about providing high quality yet affordable photos to you and your family and friends.

On mountain, look for the blue banners which indicate where we are shooting. One staked at the entrance to the lift chair lets you know we are working that chair, and a second up on the slopes indicates our shooting position on the run.

When you see the blue flags ski your best towards us while we shoot sequences of each turn you lean into and....remember to smile! Take note of the time you ski by to enable easy image retrieval.

New this year we will have a photographer at the base area every weekend covering everything from the ballroom carpet to buttercup, as well as a portrait service available on request. Look for the blue flag and ask for Patty. She will set up awesome portraits with the mountain backdrop on clear days or snow laden trees on snow days. Perfect for christmas cards, kids, families, friends to get your portraits before you head out skiing. She will also be staking out the the HRM nordic ski track for photos of all those who don't need lift chairs to get their goods.

To view and purchase your photos go to the photo booth located on the 2nd floor of the north lodge or go online to and click on the "meadows action photos" link. Galleries are arranged by date. Our booth location in the North lodge opens right out onto the slopes so feel free to come visit us while you boot up and watch slideshows on the big screen tv to get you pumped for the days riding

Days of operation are Wednesday through Sunday, weather permitting. Snow, sun and wind are good and we'll be there! Rain, fog and whiteout blizzard are not good so we normally retreat when we can't see you anymore.

Business hours in the photo booth are 1pm to 5pm every day of operation. Grant will be happy to serve you personally and help you find your photos quickly. Also, stop by the booth to sign up for your private shoots and for the photo workshops.

We look forward to seeing you for the 2013/2014 season


Ever popular, this is the best deal for serious powderhounds or families alike. For a flat hourly rate - see pricing below - Grant will follow with you as you ride the mountain, setting up photo shoots along the way.
For a powder lover, that means getting epic photos straight out of the mags. Working with your skill level and on your favorite runs, he will set up two or three shots per run and have you and your friends hit it just in the right place for the perfect shot. All the photos plus any portraits we take along the way are yours for the same price burnt to a cd. Most private shoots generate between 300 and 500 photos, all included in the same price.

For families and visitors to the mountain this is a great way to get to know more of the mountain while Grant guides you around. The hour long shoot will include portraits of the family in a variety of locations, action shots of each member of the family, and shots of the whole family or group skiing together. If you have special places or favorite runs as a family, let us know and we will create some awesome images to enrich the memory. All photos from the hour shoot will be burnt to cd and will be available the same day.


Want to learn to shoot snow photos like a pro, while spending a fabulous day on the mountain? The photo workshops offered by Grant Myrdal Photography allow this unique opportunity, exclusive to Mt Hood Meadows.

Targetted specifically at snow and mountain shooting, the full day workshops which are scheduled for the first Saturday of every month, equip you with the tools to create spectacular photos in all conditions.

Participants learn how to shoot on manual exposure and how to expose correctly for the snow, everytime. The seemingly complex relation between aperture and shutter speed is demystified and a range of simple but effective composition tools for both high action images and serene landscape photos is explained. The best part is getting out on the mountain with Grant to put the theory into practice, and realizing that it is possible to learn all of this in one day. Read what these satisfied students said about the workshops:

“Thanks for an amazing day – I can’t believe I took those shots and I can’t believe how much I learned in one day. I’m so inspired to get up there and do it again”

“You have the gift of making technical information interesting and easy to understand. I would recommend your class to any photographer at any level of expertise who wants to learn how to take really great pictures, anywhere!”

Full day class, 7 hours from 9am to 4pm including tuition and take-home summary notes costs $175.00

First workshop of the season scheduled for Sat January 11, then Sun Feb 9, Sat March 8 and Sun April 13

Minimum registration of 3 people for the class

For more info and to sign up to reserve a place in the classes stop by the booth or call Grant at 914-310-9051


$12.00 per digital image, burnt to cd
$22.50 for 8x10 print
$45.00 for 12x18 print
(bulk prices are available on digital images. stop by at the booth to ask for the price breaks or call grant at 914-310-9051)


Single $185.00
2 people $135.00 per person
3 people $110.00 pp
4 people $80.00 pp
5 to 9 people $60.00 pp
10 or more $40.00 pp

* Price includes all photos from the shoot burnt to a cd


Photo Booth located on 2nd floor of North lodge.
Phone: 503-337-2222 X1228
Cell: 914-310-9051
View images online @ and click on "meadows action photos"


Grant is a South African born photographer currently living in Bend, OR. He grew up surfing some of the best waves in the world at Jefferey's Bay and won the prestigious J-Bay Billabong Pro in 1987. After travelling the world for 5 years he settled in the US and discovered the magic of the mountains, first in the Wasatch range of Utah and now in the Cascades. His photos have been published in numerous magazines worldwide, including Outside, Surfer, Surfing, The Surfers Path and African Surfrider. In addition his striking images of moving water have been exhibited in galleries in Los Angeles, San Fransisco, Newport RI and New York City. To see more of his work and to purchase fine art prints go to