Great mountain! It was the first time at Mt. Bachelor for all of us but thanks to Bob (Bdog on TGR) we got a 1 h tour and knew right away where to go.

High-speed chairs all over the mountain. There is only one very slow chair you might need to take once but otherwise just great. There are so many runs to explore; it will keep you busy for days. It’s a 360 degree mountain, 3,000 vertical feet and you need only 2 chairs to ski all the good stuff right from the top. Sure as hell with poor weather, fog, and/or heavy wind this mountain could suck big time. But on a nice day it is just great. If you go there make sure that the Summit Chair is open. Cat tracks back to the chairs are good too because they are not flat at all. One of the best cat tracks is on the backside back to Northwest Chair. If you do it as fast as you can it almost feels like riding a rollercoaster. In addition to all of that there is some great tree skiing that is rather unusual for a volcano.

The lines were very short or nonexistent. Usually right to the chair, which is great for a Saturday. If you have your ticket or your season pass you don’t even need to drive all the way up. There is another parking lot with lift access but no ticket sale.

Mid Mountain you can eat lunch as well as at the base. A sport shop and the Demo Centre at the base with a great selection of rentals.


Our accommodation south of Bend to ski Mt. Bachelor. Special thanks to Laurie for the great rate. We will be back one day. Guys, check this link in case you need accommodation:

A big chalet! Buy your food while you are in Bend and you can stay home and enjoy the very quiet atmosphere or listen to the wood fire in your chalet.

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