Mt. Bachelor Announces the Springtacular Season Pass Sale and Operations

Bend, OR. (Mar. 14, 2012) The Mt. Bachelor Springtacular Season Pass is now on sale, and offers access to one of the longest winter seasons and the most spring terrain in the country.

Springtacular season passes purchased before March 28th will be valid beginning April 1, providing an additional eight days of skiing and riding. Passes purchased after March 28th, will be valid beginning April 9th. Springtacular passes will be honored through the end of the winter season.

Springtacular Season Pass Rates:

Adults (19-64 years): $159 Teens (13-18 years) and Seniors (65-69 years): $129 Youth (6-12 years) and 70+: $99

With more than 30 feet of snowfall to date and one of the deepest settled base depths in the US at 12 feet, Mt. Bachelor has committed to operating through Memorial Day weekend, conditions permitting, with a scheduled closing date of May 27th, 2012.

Spring hours will begin April 16th, with lifts running 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. daily to take advantage of warmer temperatures to harvest optimal spring corn snow conditions. Beginning April 30th, Mt. Bachelor will operate four days per week, running Thursday – Sunday through closing day.

The ‘Springtacular’ season will feature weekly events and activities, including the award-winning Friday Pine Parties, with lift operations scheduled until 7pm; the Deschutes Brewery Concert Series; The Big Wave Challenge; NWX BBQ’s and more! For a complete listing of Mt. Bachelor’s Springtacular schedule of events, and for Springtacular season pass sales, visit www.MtBachelor.com/Springtacular.

About Mt. Bachelor: Mt. Bachelor is the largest ski resort in the Cascade Range, offering 3,683 acres of lift-accessible terrain. The mountain features 10 lifts, seven of which are Express Quads, plus two tubing lifts and two beginner carpets and an average annual snowfall of 387 inches. Mt. Bachelor also features 5 terrain parks, 2 half pipes, 56K of groomed and tracked cross country trails, snowshoeing, tubing, sled dog rides and summer attractions. For weather conditions, news and events visit www.mtbachelor.com.