BEND, Oregon – Mt. Bachelor, known for immense snow pack and one of the longest Alpine ski seasons, will be offering North America’s longest Nordic season again this year with a commitment to keep groomed operations open through June 29, 2012. Having strategic natural attributes such as the highest resort peak in the Cascades, not to mention seasonal snowfall of 483” to date, Mt. Bachelor has the unique position to offer Nordic skiing and grooming later than any other Nordic Center on the continent.
Sue Foster, Nordic Center Manager exclaims “We’re thrilled to welcome back the US and Canadian National Nordic Teams, the National Biathlon Teams and the US Paralympic Team, in addition to continuing our grooming for the general public through June 29. We’re committed to offering groomed skiing on our entire network of trails for as long as conditions permit!”
The Mt. Bachelor Nordic Center will offer two ‘Camp Blocks’ following its regular winter season of operations; Camp Block #1 held from May 17- 27, 2012, and Camp Block #2 held June 11-29, 2012. Anybody can participate in either Camp Block for only $75 per person to access the groomed trails.
The Nordic Center Lodge will be open with waxing facilities and restrooms for guests.
The extended Nordic ski season through June 29th will offer local enthusiasts and visiting athletes the unique opportunity to train in Central Oregon with multi-sport opportunities including trail running, mountain and road biking, kayaking and numerous lodging options, restaurants and craft breweries in the base communities of Bend and Sunriver, 20 miles from Mt. Bachelor.
For more information and pass sales, contact Sue Foster at firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-693-0909.
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, 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.