Mt. Bachelor ski area, Central Cascade Range, Oregon, Management Description
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Mt Bachelor celebrates its 50th anniversary this upcoming season with a season-long look the resort?s history and acknowledgements to the pioneers who founded the resort. Parties will kick off opening day and sprinkle the season including the Mt Bachelor birthday bash December 19th to celebrate the Mountain and the guests who have supported it throughout its history.
To prepare for the season, Mt Bachelor has undertaken
an aggressive lift, vehicle and facility maintenance program while expanding numerous departments including lift maintenance, communications and mountain ambassadors. Capital purchases this season include 3 new Prinoth 350 low-emissions
|cats, a snow removal truck, new heated walkway at Sunrise Lodge, a newly constructed Park n Ride facility in-town, a new super shuttle bus and a new mobile snowmaking gun.|
Carrousel learning lift will be free to anyone who wants to learn to ski or snowboard. Folks can pick up a free lift ticket at the Sunrise ticket booth.The Super Shuttle season pass has been adjusted from $250 to last year?s price of $175. A new 14-ride punch card product can be purchased
for $65. All Mt Bachelor Super Shuttles operate on bio-diesel make runs between Bend and Mt Bachelor.|
The resort launched a fresh campaign commemorating 50 years of service, revamped the communications department and launched a
new website in early November. Additionally, the season pass prices were dramatically reduced especially in the youth to young adult segments, bringing affordable skiing back to families and students. Mt Bachelor saw a 17% increase
in pass sales.
Mt Bachelor continues to offer terrain for all levels and likes, from wide groomers, to natural glades, manicured parks, wide open spaces and peak cornices. Also offered are sled dog rides, lift-accessible tubing
and snowshoe tours lead by USFS rangers. The resort?s annual snowfall averages 370 inches of low-density powder due to its high desert location and altitude. At just over 9,000 feet, you can see to Mt Shasta in California up to Mt
Adams in Washington State.
Mt Bachelor is defined by its setting ? a pristine mountain experience that is as pure as the day the volcano erupted 15,000 years ago. Riders now enjoy 360-degree access to terrain off the Summit and
Northwest chairlifts, a five year back catchline program that was just completed August 2008. Now you can pick a backside fall line that no other soul will take that day. An additional 980 acres off the Summit opens up expert rolling
bowls and an additional 358 acres of wild tree riding is accessible west of the Northwest shoulder. All backside terrain is for the advanced rider.
In acknowledgement of the young advanced rider, Mt Bachelor sponsors a Freeriders
and grommies (rippers under 13) with events and competitions almost every weekend. The resort hosts rail jams, superpipe competitions, boarder-cross and slalom races, slopestyle, freestyle and park competitions. Events include the
Sun Cup (Feb 24-March 2), Special Olympic Winter Games (February 27-28), the Alpine Masters Championship (April 2-5), Riders for the Cure (April 4) and the closing of the season with the Pole Peddle Paddle (May 16) and North American
Pond Skimming Championships (May 17).
Among the 6 full-service day lodges, you?ll find food, bars, daycare and the largest ski shop in Oregon. Mt Bachelor offers terrific ski school day and multi-week programs for the whole family
including privates, minimum 5 student class sizes and free first-time lessons with the purchase of a full-price day ticket.
Got lunch? Hot breakfast, fresh salads, pizzas, sandwiches, pastas and grilled items are prepared fresh
daily. Also enjoy local favorites including bend-crafted brews and spirits. Whether you seek and cafeteria-style lunch for the whole family, table service or an adult-only cocktail lounge you will find it at Mt Bachelor.
will not find at Mt Bachelor are slopeside condos or a fabricated base village. The towns of Bend and Sunriver ? both 20 minutes away ?serve as the unofficial base villages with their own authentic Oregonian vibe. Bend, with its historic
downtown, excellent array of restaurants and revitalized Old Mill shopping district, and Sunriver, with its quiet and natural setting, provides two unique experiences for mountain guests.
Visit Central Oregon and discover Mt Bachelor.
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.|
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|These outdoors activities are available near Mt. Bachelor ski area.|
| ||Ski Areas Near Mt. Bachelor ski area:|
, 24 miles away|
1035 foot drop, 6 lifts, 30 runs
30% Expert & Adv.
Willamette Pass, Oregon
, 32 miles away|
1563 foot drop, 6 lifts, 29 runs
34% Expert & Adv.
Mt. Hood Ski Bowl, Oregon
, 65 miles away|
1500 foot drop, 9 lifts, 65 runs
40% Expert & Adv.
Mt. Hood Meadows, Oregon
, 66 miles away|
2777 foot drop, 12 lifts, 87 runs
35% Expert & Adv.
Timberline Lodge, Oregon
, 66 miles away|
3590 foot drop, 6 lifts, 32 runs
20% Expert & Adv.
Cooper Spur, Oregon
, 70 miles away|
500 foot drop, 2 lifts, 10 runs
20% Expert & Adv.
| ||Whitewater Near Mt. Bachelor ski area:|
Squaw Creek, Deschutes
, 9 miles away, Class IV+ - 6.5 miles long (FS 1514 Bridge to Gaging Station)|
Deschutes River, Deschutes
, 14 miles away, Class I-II - 16 miles long (Pringle Falls to Big River Campground)|
Deschutes River, Deschutes
, 15 miles away, Class I-V - 18 miles long (Big River Campground to Benham Falls)|
| ||Trails Near Mt. Bachelor ski area:|
Broken Top Trail, Deschutes
, 3 miles away, 7.3 hiking miles, 498 feet elevation difference|
Mud Lake Trail, Deschutes
, 4 miles away, 3.8 hiking miles, 212 feet elevation difference|
Edison Ice Cave and Lava Trail, Deschutes
, 4 miles away, 9 hiking miles, 1442 feet elevation difference|