Mt. Bachelor to Re-Open for Riding July 2-4, 2011

Bend, Ore. (June 16, 2011)- Mt. Bachelor has announced that it will open for skiing and snowboarding Saturday, July 2 through Monday, July 4, with intermediate and advanced skiing from the summit, snow and weather conditions permitting. Regular summer operations will begin as planned on Friday, July 1st.

After a record-breaking snowfall season of 665″, upper elevations retain a deep snowpack. Skiing and Snowboarding will be available from the Summit Express chair, accessible via Pine Marten Express out of the West Village base area, providing the highest lift-served spring skiing in the Cascades.

Mt. Bachelor will be open for skiing from 8:00am to 1:00pm, with lift tickets priced at $30 for all ages. A reduced-rate $20 lift ticket will be offered to all 2010/11 full and midweek season pass holders, 12-day pass holders and club card members.

The first 250 skiers and snowboarders purchasing tickets each day will receive a commemorative t-shirt celebrating skiing and snowboarding over the July 4th Holiday. Skiers and sightseers alike will enjoy mid-day live music at the Pine Marten lodge on Saturday and Sunday.
Summer Operations

Beginning Friday, July 1st, Mt. Bachelor will open its summer season activities and services including scenic chairlift rides, lunch daily at Scapolo’s Restaurant and the popular Sunset Dinners every Friday through Sunday evening at the Pine Marten Lodge. Dinner reservations are recommended.

Frisbee golf and summer dog sledding will open as soon as conditions allow.
Mt. Bachelor summer services are available from 11:00am to 4:00pm Monday-Thursday, and 11:00am to 8:00pm Friday-Sunday for Sunset Dinners. All standard summer activities will be available in conjunction with the ski and snowboard operations during the July 4th Holiday weekend.

For more information on summer operations beginning July 1st, and skiing or snowboarding July 2nd-4th, visit www.mtbachelor.com.
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 370 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.