Mount Bachelor

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Heather Burke
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Mt Bachelor in Oregon is bold, beautiful and typically blessed with snow. This dormant volcano in The Cascades offers incredible summit snowfields and scenery. Mt Bachelor is the Pacific Northwest’s largest ski area with 3,700 ac of terrain and the highest skiable elevation in all of Oregon and Washington at 9,065 ft. 

17/18 Historical Snowfall

Mount Bachelor vs
Mount BachelorMount Ashland
beginner14 %5 %
intermediate34 %20 %
advanced30 %50 %
expert22 %25 %
total runs101 23
ski area4,318ac 220ac
summit elevation9,064ft 7,500ft
total lifts13 5
child lift ticketFree $32
adult lift ticket$96 $42
back country
value for money
average total snowfall385″ 85″
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Mount Bachelor Reviews

Fabulous 4.4 / 5
based on 18 reviews

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Superb!4.6 / 5Nov 09, 2017
JNJustin N.
intermediate snowboarder
ive been too a few different resorts now including breck and bachelor is hands down my favorite place to ride. i LOVE the runs there! and the villages outside near bend are awesome... More
Very Good!4.1 / 5Nov 07, 2017
RERachel E.
intermediate snowboarder
The ski 5 day package is great! Great snake runs spattered around the mountain, although I did only explore probably half of it - it's pretty large! Bend, Oregon is a really great blossoming mountain town.... More
Superb!4.9 / 5Nov 06, 2017
MBMariam B.
advanced snowboarder
I have loved Mt. Bachelor since 1998 when I went for the first time. I was newly converted to snowboarding after 20 years on skis so I pretty much learned to board there that trip. A few years later when I returned to the mountain as a more advanced boarder, I truly fell in love with the mountain. There is so much terrain and the views are... More
Superb!5 / 5Oct 09, 2017
IPIrvin P.
Honestly this is still my favorite mountain resorts. The descent from the top of the backside is breathe taking. Highly recommended for all skill levels. Best tree runs on the west coast.
Superb!5 / 5Sep 22, 2013
I lived in Bend Oregon for a year and had the pleasure of skiing on Bachelor many days of the week! I love the high desert and the surrounding mountains.
Very Good!4 / 5Jan 28, 2011
You can ski the trees here when the snow is right and there are nice challenges for the intermediate and advanced skier
Very Good!4 / 5Jul 03, 2010
We always are able to find good snow in all of December with modest crowds, and no crowds in January.
Superb!5 / 5Feb 12, 2008
A variety of different terrain to take you where you want to go that day. from steep and deep. to mellow and cordoroy.

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