Are Your Skis and Snowboards Ready? It's Official - Mount Bachelor Opens Friday, November 20th 2009 at 9am!!!
The ski season has officially begins this Friday as Mount Bachelor opens in Central Oregon. Opening day operating lifts are expected to be the Pine Marten Express and Sunshine Express. Additional areas of the Mountain are expected to begin opening Saturday through the Thanksgiving weekend. The Nordic Lodge and trails will also open for the season first thing Friday morning.
All open services will be operating out of the West Village Base Area including food, rentals, retail shop and Snowsports school.
Skiers and Snowboarders should remember that early season terrain still exists and to watch out for unmarked obstacles. The staff at Mount Bachelor recommends skiing and riding groomed terrain. For beginners there are a few runs open via the Sunshine express.
If you don't already have a season pass - visit the Tickets/Passes page of the Mount Bachelor website for more information.
As of Tuesday, November 17, 2009, there has been 70" of snowfall and more is on the way!