Western United States, Northwestern United States, United States of America, Mount Bachelor, United States, with Territories, Deschutes County, Oregon
Mount Bachelor ski area is a ski resort located in central Oregon, approximately 22 miles (35 km) west of Bend, at the end of Century Drive Highway. The ski runs are on the northern face of Mount Bachelor, a stratovolcano built atop a volcanic shield in the Cascade Range. Mount Bachelor is owned by Powdr Corporation. It is the largest ski resort by more than 1,000 acres (4.0 km) in Oregon, the second largest single-mountain ski resort in the U.S., behind Vail, and the sixth largest of all ski resorts in the nation. The Mount Bachelor Ski Area was founded by Bill Healy (1925–1993) on December 19, 1958, with $75,000 and a one year lease from the United States Forest Service for the land. The four other major stockholders were Felix...