“It’s very unique to have an amazing winter wonderland just 20 miles up the road,” Bruce Petersen, OSU-Cascades Internship & Employment Coordinator.
[My] favorite thing about Bachelor is the variety of riding, powder, and park, all in one mountain.” AJ Cante, Snowboarder and former COCC student.
After a couple days of rough weather, Mt. Bachelor freestyle riders emerged from their caves Dec. 6 for a glimpse of sunlight and a taste of Pacific City terrain park off of Skyliner Chair.
Mt. Bachelor is well known in the skiing world.
“The Mt. Fuji-like summit offers 360 degrees of skiing, and some of the northwest’s most diverse terrain” according to Skiing Magazine.
Austin Beebe has been snowboarding at Mt. Bachelor for eight years and works in Bend as a carpenter. Beebe said his favorite thing about riding at Mt. Bachelor is “all of the natural jumps, great powder in the winter and amazing [freestyle] parks in the spring.”
According to Mt. Bachelor’s website, Sunrise and either Outback or Northwest chairs are now open all week, weather permitting. Rainbow Chair will be on standby.
Mt Bachelor Update
Season total snowfall: 208″
Mid Mountain Depth: 108″
12 Hour snowfall: 0″
24 Hour snowfall: 0″
72 Hour snowfall: 0″
Updated Jan. 2 12:00 p.m.