Bend Journals

Ski Mt. Bachelor

A March 1993 trip to Bend by Wasatch

Quote: When we lived on the East Coast, Mt. Bachelor, some 80 miles from the Pacific Ocean, was one of our favorite ski areas. Thanks to the mess the hub and spoke system made of air travel, it takes a day to get anywhere, so why not go across the country?

Ski Mt. Bachelor

Overview

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Mt. Bachelor is the only place we ever skied where they handed out rain coats with the lift tickets, and they were needed. With a base of only 6,300 ft. attitude, Mt. Bachelor has frequent spells of mild, rainy weather. Tucked into one of the resorts disposable rain coats, a couple days, we never too bothered by the rain. Mt. Bachelor is a lone volcano cone, still active, on the east side of the Cascade Range, part of the same system of volcanos as nearby Mt St Helen’s. We found some spots along the runs where volcanic action inside the mountain had opened fissuresin the snow from which clouds of steam flowed. Mt. Bachelor has two base areas, West Village and Sunrise Lodge. ...Read More

Riverhouse Resort

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Hotel | "The Riverhouse"

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Surfing ratings of The Riverhouse on the web shows a great range of reaction to the motel, running from strong dislike to positive raves. We stayed at the Riverhouse on several ski trips over about a decade, and from those visits, I think that what lies behind the disparate view points is the type and location of the room. Most of the time, we liked the room we had very much, in large part because we hit the jackpot on our first visit and kept returning to that type of room.  When contemplating a stay at The Riverhouse, don’t think of it as planning a stay at a motel, you must focus on the particular room and its location. I will start with a description on the location  we like,...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on November 16, 2004

Riverhouse Resort
3075 Highway 97
Bend, Oregon 97701
541-389-3111