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Mt. Bachelor Skiing

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Season Start/End: 11/18/2017 - 05/27/2018
5700ft - 9065ft
14%|35%| 30%| 22%
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Mt. Bachelor

Mt. Bachelor is situated within the Deschutes National Forest in the scenic Cascade Range of central Oregon. Only 22 miles outside of Bend, Oregon, along the Century Divide Highway, Mt. Bachelor ski area offers a modern lift infrastructure and updated amenities within 40 miles of nearby Redmond Municipal Airport. Mt. Bachelor is approximately 115 miles south of Portland.

Central Oregon provides a dry climate, plentiful sunshine and excellent weather conditions for sunny days on the mountain. Mt. Bachelor’s top elevation is 9,065 feet, providing 360-degree views from its summit and a vertical drop of 3,365 feet. An average annual snow base of 150-200 inches and an average annual snowfall of 462 inches fall on the 4,318 skiable acres and 101 runs. Mt. Bachelor usually opens in November around Thanksgiving.

Central Oregon, the town of Bend and Mt. Bachelor ski area are excellent options for summer recreation and bike riding in particular. Bachelor’s mountain bike park is a popular option for village visitors after the ski area’s winter closing date. Mt. Bachelor lodging options are based out of Bend and Sunriver and many of the properties offer transportation via the Mt. Bachelor Shuttle. 



Mt. Bachelor

Mt. Bachelor has terrain suitable for all ability types ranging from long groomed cruisers to expert chutes and steeps. The ski area is one of the largest resorts in the Northwest and offers abundant terrain options. The resort is becoming famous for its freestyle terrain and has made significant improvements to the terrain parks. 

Mt. Bachelor

Mount Bachelor is technically a strato-volcano atop a shield volcano situated along the Cascade Volcanic Arc. The volcano last erupted approximately 10,000 years ago. Mount Bachelor gets its name for being isolated from the Three Sisters, a group of three volcanic mountains that are northwest of Mount Bachelor. 



  • 9065ft
  • 3365ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 5700ft


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  • 11


  • Beginner Runs


  • Intermediate Runs


  • Advanced Runs


  • Expert Runs


  • Runs


  • Terrain Parks


  • Longest Run

    4 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    4318 ac

  • Snow Making

    20 ac

  • mi Snow Making

    2.5 mi

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening: 11/18/2017
  • Days Open Last Year: 185
  • Projected Closing: 05/27/2018
  • Projected Days Open: 185
  • Years Open: 60
  • Average Snowfall: 462"

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Mt. Bachelor - snowed all day, visibility is ok though. Really easy to find untouched fields of snow through out the mountain, hardly any icy patch  - © ditf
Mt. Bachelor - icy, open but super icy everywhere.  - © anonymous

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Mt. Bachelor Reviews

  • Mike

    • 1
    31st January 2018

    Full review

      Never seen a resort have more lifts down due to high wind (when there is none), de-icing, and/or mechanical problems (always midweek)...
  • saul s

    • 1
    31st January 2018

    Full review

      • Do you like chairlifts that never run? • Do you like corporate management that only cares about one thing: the bottom...

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