This Week- Mount Bachelor
Here at Ripclear we know a little something about which ski areas are worth shredding
on. We have decided to share our mountain knowledge with you by beginning a series on our favorite ski/snowboard spots. This week we will be talking about Mount Bachelor. Planning a trip to Mount Bachelor is a great reason to visit the state of Oregon.
In this blog we will list some key information about the ski area. However, it is up to you to travel to Mount Bachelor to experience it for yourself!
These facts about Mt Bachelor will help you gain the motivation to see this mountain for yourself if you haven’t already. 88 available runs and a max run length of 4 miles should keep you busy on your visit!
Mount Bachelor has a total of 10 chair lifts. What’s awesome about this mountain is the fact that seven of those are high speed quads. Say goodbye to shivering on an old slow lift!
Mt. Bachelor is accommodating to any level skier/snowboarder! With almost 4,000 skiable acres, there is a trail for everyone!
Check out the video below to see park sessions of Mt. Bachelor by Transworld Snowboarding!
Mt. Bachelor hosts a total of 7 terrain parks. The parks are named for the famous beaches along the Oregon Coast. You can find most of the parks in Park Central, located along the Skyliner express lift. The key thing to remember when riding in these parks is to stay safe and know your limits. Check out the Mt. Bachelor safety video below for more information and also check out the Mt. Bachelor terrain parks facebook page.
Although we love the winter for skiing and snowboarding, we can’t ignore what time of year it is. Luckily Mt. Bachelor has plenty of fun summer activities to keep you busy on your visit.
The Mt. Bachelor bike area has more than 10 miles of excavated and single-track trails. Biking is a great summer activity for any level athlete. What’s great about Mt. Bachelor is that they offer a wide variety of trails for various preferences.
Mt. Bachelor also offers sunset dinners at their Pine Marten Lodge, a premier place to unwind after a long day of fun mountain activities. One can also take a ride on a scenic chairlift or go for a dog sled ride!
What is a visit to a mountain in the summer without some hiking? Mt. Bachelor allows hikers to walk to the 9,065 summit. Although, it is not required for one to hike that far, safety should always be a main priority regardless of the distance. To be prepared for your summer hike on Mt. Bachelor check out their safety tips Here.
For more information visit Mt. Bachelor’s website