Mount Bachelor ski area is a ski resort located in central Oregon, approximately 22 miles 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. Since 2001, the ski area has been owned by Powdr Corporation of Park City, Utah. It is the largest ski resort by more than 1,000 acres 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. Mount Bachelor offers one of the nation's longest ski seasons, mid-November through the end of May.