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Mt. Bachelor is one of the Pacific Northwest’s largest ski areas.
Only 20 minutes form Bend and Sunriver, Mt. Bachelor, a 9,065-foot volcanic cone, offers world-class skiing and snowboarding from November through May. Famous for its deep, dry powder, the mountain annually plays host to Olympic hopefuls and international competitions, as well as families looking for winter fun. With 3,683 acres of terrain served by a network of ten lifts, seven of which are high-speed quads, there’s room for every interest and ability. In addition to the world-renowned downhill skiing and snowboarding; snowshoeing tours, sled dog rides and Nordic skiing are all offered on site.
Average annual snowfall: 370 inches
Base elevation: 6300 ft.
Vertical elevation: 3365 ft.
Longest Run: 1.5 miles
Ski Acres: 3683 acres
Trail Info: 15% beginner, 25% intermediate, 35% advanced, 25% expert
Nordic: Full-service Nordic center open daily, with 56 kilometers of groomed track
Ski School: Yes
Snowboarding Profile: Offering something for everyone, Bachelor has four terrain parks, which allowed them to host the U.S. Chevy Truck Snowboard Grand Prix, an Olympic qualifying event (June 6-9, 2006). The mountain is also home to the first pipe on the West Coast and a mile-long air chamber studded with jumps, boxes and bars.
*Image Courtesy of Mt Bachelor