Mt. Bachelor Resort, Oregon

Mount Bachelor typifies what skiing and riding is really all about: rolling runs, staggering scenery with panoramic views, a rambling on-mountain feel and, simply put, lots of fun. The mellow runs stacked throughout the mountain make it easy for family members of different skill levels to explore the resort without getting too separated, and the undulating slopes near the base let first-timers forget that they’re learning while they hoot and holler their way up and down the greens.  Given its relative isolation from other mountains, Bachelor could also up the lift tickets but, true to the convivial vibe, they don’t – and proximity to the town of Bend means you can find a wide variety of inexpensive options and loads of après craft breweries. 

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