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Mt. Bachelor - The Playground of Bend, Oregon

Towering 9,000 feet above Central Oregon in the Cascade Mountain range, just 20 minutes east of Bend, Mt. Bachelor is an idyllic, all-season playground-from winter skiing to summer hiking. One of the most exhilarating ski destinations in North America and the largest ski resort in Oregon, Mount Bachelor Ski Area is blessed with powdery slopes, 71 ski trails, terrain parks and halfpipes for skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling.
 
During the beautiful summer, Mt. Bachelor is a natural sanctuary for hiking, mountain biking, kayaking and fishing.
 

Details

Events

  •  Sun Cup Race
  •  Snowboarder Mag H2Open
  •  WinterFest & Bonfire on the Snow
  •  USASA Ski Races
  •  Moonlight Snowshoe
  •  Wanderlust Snowshoe Tours
 
 

Activities

  •  Hiking and biking
  •  Skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing
  •  Snowmobiling and dog sled rides
  •  Dining and shopping
  •  Kayaking, fishing and paddle boarding
  •  Helicopter tours
 
Before you go

Mt. Bachelor Winter Activities

As the winter snow blankets the Cascades, Mt. Bachelor is a ski utopia with light, dry snow, diverse terrain and a long ski season. Flanking the eastern side of Central Oregon's Cascades, Mt. Bachelor is an amazing ski destination with exciting downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and snowmobiling, as well as ski skating, sledding, tubing and dog-sled rides. With 4,300 glistening acres of breathtaking alpine terrain, 71 ski trails, groomed Nordic trails, cool terrain parks, and the highest skiing elevation in Oregon, Mt. Bachelor is a winter wonderland for powder hounds and ski bunnies.
 

Mt. Bachelor Summer Activities

When the summer sun melts the snow from Oregon's top ski and snowboard destination, Mt. Bachelor offers exciting summertime activities, including hiking, chairlift rides, nature walks, sunset dinners, disc golf and summer dog sled rides. Located in the Deschutes National Forest in Central Oregon's high desert, Mt. Bachelor is a breathtaking wilderness for mountain hiking with awesome hiking trails that lead to the 9,065' summit. Enjoy kayaking and fishing on the many Cascade lakes that surround the mountain.
 
Faqs

How long is the Mt. Bachelor ski season?

Ski season usually starts in late November and runs well into May. The largest ski resort in Oregon, Mt. Bachelor is blessed with gorgeous weather and 387 inches of fresh powder snow annually with 1,600 acres groomed daily for your winter ski adventures.
 

How do I get to the mountain?

Getting to Mt. Bachelor from Bend is a breeze by car and bus. Our hotel are only 20 to 25 minutes by car to the mountain and ski area and you can easily find a map and routes at www.mtbachelor.com. Hop on the Mt. Bachelor Shuttle at the Bend Park-N-Ride lot on SW Columbia Street between Galveston and Simpson. You can purchase your shuttle tickets at Safeway, and buses run daily and depart from 7 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
 

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