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Mount Bachelor 2025

  • January 25, 2025
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  • February 01, 2025
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  • Bend Oregon
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Join the SkiHawks for our 2025 Destination Trip to Mount Bachelor in scenic Oregon.


Oregon Department of Transportation, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons - Cropped to fit


Join the SkiHawks on our 2025 Destination Trip to Oregon's Mount Bachelor. The trip will run from January 25th to February 1st, 2025.  Mount Bachelor, a dormant stratovolcano, is located about 25 miles from Bend Oregon in the Deschutes National Forest. Mt. Bachelor with its 4,300 skiable acres, is the 6th largest ski area in North America.  This unique mountain offers skiing over its 360-degree cone shape when conditions allow. Mt. Bachelor has so much to offer that it's hard to summarize it all here.  Checking out Mt. Bachelor's winter website is a must.  

The Trip
  • 8 days, 7 nights (Saturday - Saturday)
  • 6 days of skiing (Sunday - Friday)
  • Round trip flights from Minneapolis to Redmond and return.
  • Private motor coach transfers between the airport and our lodging. Travel time is about 30 minutes, plus time taken for a grocery and beverage stop.
  • 7 nights lodging at the Riverhouse on the Deschutes
  • Daily full hot breakfast buffet at the Riverhouse.
  • Daily complimentary shuttle service to and from the Riverhouse.
  • Pre-trip introduction party.
  • Welcome reception the night of arrival at the Riverhouse.
  • Complimentary 2 1/2 hour guided mountain tour.
  • Après ski events. 
  • Trip capacity of 36.
  • Maximum air capacity is 36.
  • You must be a rostered member of the MN SkiHawks or another club to participate.

    Mountain Stats

    Mt. Bachelor is North America's 6th largest ski resort.  The link below will take you directly to the specific mountains for maps and additional detail.
    • Summit:  9,065 ft. with 3,365 ft. of vertical drop.
    • Skiable terrain: 4,323 acres 
    • Average Snowfall: 462 inches with 52% received by January.
    • Lifts:  15 including 8 high speed lifts.
    • Runs:  122
    • Difficulty: 19% green, 55% blue, 22% black & 3% double black 

    Lodging

    Mount Bachelor Ski Resort sits within the Deschutes National Forest, so there is no lodging on the mountain.  Trip accommodations will be at the Riverhouse on the Deschutes in nearby Bend OR.   

    Check out the Riverhouse website. Clicking the "more options" icon in the upper right of the website will all you to view room layouts and resort amenities.

    Our accommodations are double occupancy hotel rooms that have two queen beds and exterior views. A single occupancy option is available for those that desire more privacy.  The upcharge for the single option is $755.

    Rooms are equipped with a mini fridge and coffee maker. Some rooms have balconies. Free Wi-Fi is available on site.   

    Other hotel amenities include an indoor heated pool and hot tub, a 24-hour fitness center, and an onsite restaurant. A complimentary hot breakfast will be served buffet style.

    A complimentary Riverhouse shuttle will provide scheduled transportation to and from Mt. Bachelor. Shuttle services are available on request from the Riverhouse to other local Bend venues.  Uber and Lyft also serve the Bend area. 

    What is there to do in Bend?

    There's plenty to do in Bend besides skiing and riding. Bend has a compact and historic town the is plump full of boutiques and big-name as well and restaurants and music venues. Don't forget about the beer!  Bend boasts 13 craft and microbreweries.  A plus for Bend is its elevation. At 3600 feet, altitude is not an issue. To find out more, Visit Bend.  Request a Visitor's Guide.

    Trip Pricing*

    Rostered SkiHawk members have registration priority until Sept. 10th, 2024. After the 10th, registration will be opened to all members of MSC clubs. A minimum deposit of $700 will reserve your spot. 
    • $1,730 "Early Bird Special" if your deposit is received by Oct. 10th

                      Pay in full at registration and Save $50. Choose the Prepaid registration 

                      option.

    • $1,805 if your deposit is received after Oct. 10th and by Nov. 15th.
    • $1,880 if your deposit is received after Nov. 15th.

          *Fine Print

    • The $700 deposit is for registrations received up to Oct. 10th, 2024. After that time the minimum deposit is the is the amount required in the payment schedule below. 
    • Lift tickets are not included in the above pricing.  See the lift ticket options below. 
    • The single occupancy option is available for an additional $781. 
    • The "Land Only" option is less $435. 
    • Pricing is based on a 30-person minimum and is subject to change if there are less than 30 participants, there are fuel or ground transportation surcharges, or unforeseen increases in taxes.
    • The $50 savings for prepayment is only available for Early Bird registrations. 
    • The SkiHawks' cancelation policy is in effect to this trip. Details can be found here.

    Payment Schedule

    • Initial Deposit: $700 due at registration, if before Oct. 10th, 2024.
    • Second Payment: $700 due by Oct 20th, 2025, for a total of $1,400 including the first $700 deposit.
    • Final Payment: Remaining balance due by Dec. 1st, 2024


    Lift Tickets

    You can ski or ride for up to six days on this trip. Discounted group rates are available.

       

         Adult (<65):          3 days   4 days   5 days   6 days   

                               $282        $364        $423        $495  

         Senior (65+):        3 days   4 days   5 days   6 days   

                                 $219         $282       $330        $383 

         Super Sr. (70+):        3 days    4 days   5 days   6 days   

                                $188        $240       $278       $316 

       

    Mount Bachelor is on the IKON Pass: You can purchase your pass directly from IKON or you can save some cash by purchasing your pass through our trip vendor Group Travel Simplicity (GTS).  GTS offers rebates up to $80 depending on the pass purchased. Visit the GTS web site for details and to purchase. Rebates will be issued after the trip.

    Uncertain about your lift tickets? Contact your trip leaders with questions.  Scroll down for their contact info.


    Flight Information

    We will be flying Alaska Airlines from Minneapolis to Redmond OR with a connecting flight in Seattle.  Here are the flight details. 

      Saturday Jan. 25,2025:  Minneapolis to Redmond

         Depart MSP - SEA: Flight 387 at 7:00 AM. Arrive at 8:50 AM

         Depart SEA - RMD: Flight 924 at 11:25 AM. Arrive at 12:32 PM

      Saturday Feb. 1,2025:  Redmond to Minneapolis

         Depart RMD - SEA: Flight 924 at 1:30 PM. Arrive at 2:48 PM

         Depart SEA - MSP: Flight 386 at 6:35 PM. Arrive at 11:58 PM

    Important: If you choose to book your own flight but desire to utilize the SkiHawks' bus transportation, you must be sure that your flight arrives in RMD prior to 12:32 PM. Your return flight to MSP must depart after 1:30 PM. If you are not able to coordinate arrival and departure times, you would have to arrange your own shuttle services at your cost.   

    Alaska Airlines Baggage Policy.

    Travel Insurance

    Travel insurance is recommended, which can be purchased on your own.  If you have to cancel, the SkiHawk cancelation policy would be in effect. You can find the cancelation policy in the SkiHawk's Trip and Event Policies.

    Most travel insurance must be purchased within days of your deposit, so it's best to decide prior to registration. If you have questions, please contact your Trip Leaders.    

    The SkiHawks do not endorse any specific insurance provider.  Our Tour operator, Winter suggests CSA Travel Pro with Agency Code 20181011.  Quotes for cancel for any reason coverage can be obtained by calling (800) 554-9839 using the same agency code.

    Other options for quotes are TravelInsurance.com and InsureMyTrip.


    Trip Leaders

    Your trip leaders will be Pat Cahoon and another SkiHawk to be announce.  Pat has current SkiHawk board member and was the co-lead on our highly successful trip to Whistle in 2020 as well as hosted other events.  Don't hesitate to contact her with questions.

    You can contact Pat using the following by phone, text or email.  Click on either name to begin an email. 

    Pat Cahoon   715-441-7205 

    Greg Grebinowski  651-230-2367


    Trip Registration

      We are excited about this Destination Trip to Mt. Bachelor and hope that you can join us. 

      Don’t miss out. Register ASAP. Remember our 2023 trips were full by Kickoff!


      Questions? 

      Contact your Trip Leaders above.


      Click for a PDF Trip Summary.


      Ready to go? 

      Click on the "Register" button below. Once registered, you can make your deposit online via credit or debit card.


      You must be a rostered member of the MN SkiHawks or another  club to participate.  Not a member and want to go? Join the SkiHawks, Click on JOIN US.



      Only online registration and payment are accepted.


      IMPORTANT! 

      When you register and pay, be sure to follow the payment instructions shown at checkout.  For deposits and interim payments use the INVOICE ME option. To pay in full uses the PAY ONLINE option. In both instances card and transaction fees will be incurred.  Reversals will be less incurred fees which run 3.5% of the payment.  



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