Mt. Bachelor

Ski resorts in USA
Situated above the city of Bend, Oregon, on the eastern flank of Oregon’s Central Cascades, which stretch across the horizon from Mount Hood to Diamond Peak, against an emerald green carpet of ancient hemlock and spruce forests. Mt. Bachelor, the sixth largest resort in the U.S., couldn’t have asked for a more stunning spot, on top of a dormant yet imposing volcano. As the sixth largest resort in the U.S., the resort is known for its long seasons; playful, diverse terrain; plenty of awesome tree skiing and light, dry snow. 

One fickle volcano

Mount Bachelor is a fickle place to be. Because of its location in the Central Oregon high desert, the weather can change in an instant. It almost has its own weather system, where blue skies can quickly turn charcoal gray as big storms roll in. But in their wake, they can leave behind feet of sweet snow. The annual snowfall averages more than 450 inches.

360-degree skiing

Mt. Bachelor offers 360-degree skiing from the summit so make the most of it on a bluebird day. Above the treeline, at 9,065 feet, over 4,300 acres is up for grabs. The only factor that decides in which direction to drop is your stoke level. The gullies, created way back when the volcano was still active, run from the summit down until the tree level. And the man-made trails match nature’s design. The backside is a vast, natural area without any lifts. Yet, it’s here that people go to seek those fresh powder runs so get in there before they get traced up. Park skiers will find their El Dorado in the Bachelor Parks area, beneath the Skyliner Express.

Mt. Bachelor Snow forecast

  • Tuesday
    0.31 in rain
    Rain showers
    9 mph
  • Wednesday
    0.08 in rain
    Duggregn / sol
    7 mph
  • Thursday
    0.04 in rain
    Partly cloudy
    8 mph

Facts about Mt. Bachelor

Number of slopes:121
Easiest Green slopes:23
Intermediate Blue slopes:67
Advanced Black slopes:27
Expert Only Double black diamond slopes:4
Longest slope:7 ft
Total length of pistes:44.1 miles

Lifts (Total: 15)
Chair lifts:12
Platter lift:3
Lift capacity:  21000 persons/hour

Vertical drop
Mt. Bachelor Vertical drop
Highest Point: 9065 ft
Vertical drop: 3366 ft
Base Point: 5699 ft

Country: USA
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Great natural terrain - great natural people

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Trail map Mt. Bachelor

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