The Cone | MOUNT BACHELOR | CASCADES (CENTRAL) | OREGON | UNITED STATES
Date Created: 04/28/2009
Last Updated: 04/28/2009
|Skiable Vert:||700 ft|
|Climbing Vert:||700 ft|
|Top Elevation:||7050 ft|
|Trailhead Elevation:||6350 ft|
|AVG Ascent Time:||45min|
|Ascent Type:||Bootpack, Skin|
|Steepest Section:||35-45 Degrees|
|Nearest Town:||Bend, OR|
Getting first tracks before the mountain opens and telling everybody how good it's going to be when standing in the liftline waiting for first chair.
From Mt Bachelor's West Village on the lookers right of the tubing hill follow Leeway run up to where a gully starts to form between the Cone and the main mountain. Veer right towards the cone staying on it's SE aspect and in the trees to preserve skiable snow.
Ski anywhere off the east face taking wind direction into account for wind loading. Stay further right if you'll be doing mulitple laps or further left back to the car.
None. Let Mt Bachelor Security know if you're parking overnight!
Floatwheeldrive: March 6, 2013 Uphill: 800 ft. | Downhill: 800 ft. Heavy winds over night blew it all away! Crust under a few inches....[view]
Floatwheeldrive: January 29, 2013 Uphill: 1,600 ft. | Downhill: 1,600 ft. A little more firm from wind impact today. Still rocking. 7"...[view]
Floatwheeldrive: January 28, 2013 Uphill: 3,200 ft. | Downhill: 3,200 ft. Deep | Stable | Dumping | 30mph @ top | sic!...[view]
Floatwheeldrive: January 10, 2013 Uphill: 800 ft. | Downhill: 800 ft. 6" of cold snow on top of some pretty crusty crust....[view]
Powderjunky: November 13, 2012 Uphill: 700 ft. | Downhill: 700 ft. I nice dense layer of wet snow made for a good base. Didn't hit much of anything...[view]
Pnwpow1984: January 21, 2012 Uphill: 2,300 ft. | Downhill: 2,300 ft. WINDY! Drier than expected in the morning. Massive amounts of snow and high winds made for some tough visibility. Excellent in the trees....[view]
Jjmars72: November 21, 2011 Uphill: 700 ft. | Downhill: 700 ft. Tracked out - but still fun for the 1st line of the season!...[view]
Powderjunky: November 18, 2011 Uphill: 2,000 ft. | Downhill: 2,000 ft. Let's see, Ski pants with huge 3 foot rip at the in seam, zipper on my jacket doesn't work, and my left skin has no glue, Classic First day.At least there was an epic amount of face shots , and a good...[view]
Schneefrau: February 16, 2011 Uphill: 1,000 ft. | Downhill: 10,000 ft. WOW! Biggest snowfall in North America happened right here at Bachy!In a word, stupendous!...[view]
Schneefrau: February 8, 2011 Uphill: 500 ft. | Downhill: 12,000 ft. FINALLY some new snow. LIGHT fluff settled in nicely in the gullies, deep in some areas. SO GREAT to finally have some new snow to freshen up the dirt and pine needles out there. No wind, good vis. In...[view]
Skibum74: December 28, 2010 Uphill: 18,000 ft. | Downhill: 18,000 ft. 20+" of some fluffy stuff! just kept making laps on the cone two days in a row....[view]
Illbeback: November 30, 2010 Uphill: 700 ft. | Downhill: 700 ft. Windy with light rain at top....[view]
Illbeback: November 23, 2010 Uphill: 1,300 ft. | Downhill: 1,300 ft. Knee deep powder and cold 5-10 F....[view]
Dcapasso: November 23, 2010 Uphill: 1,000 ft. | Downhill: 1,000 ft. Mr. Deep Dickens showed up and invited me to his office. Left town at 5am, you fall, you drown type snow. Back to town for sunshine and work....[view]
Maverick29: November 23, 2010 Uphill: 2,100 ft. | Downhill: 2,100 ft. WOW! Were do I begin. We started by skiining up leeway and then took an almost too deep red chair run with light wind high overcast and light snow falling and very cold temps, probably single digit. T...[view]
Schneefrau: November 22, 2010 Uphill: 1,700 ft. | Downhill: 1,450 ft. Now that's a blizzard! Despite high winds, mega deposited snow (= deep!) on the ole standby cinder cone, got in 5 laps and not a soul out there for the last one. In fact, the most difficult part of th...[view]
Maverick29: November 22, 2010 Uphill: 700 ft. | Downhill: 700 ft. The mountain called 14" on the snow report this morning and it was every bit of that and the howling wind must have deposited even more. Unfortunately the wind gave the snow a couple inch thick crust....[view]
Knuckledragger: November 19, 2010 Uphill: 2,400 ft. | Downhill: 2,400 ft. Spent friday morning breathing in the brisk mountain air while making 3 trips up the cone and one up the Red Chair, making for a good workout and an amazing day of rewarding powder runs.BAM!...[view]
Fluffskis: November 19, 2010 Uphill: 1,400 ft. | Downhill: 1,400 ft. scratchy at the top, decent mid way down with small crust before the lava love. treeline is sketchy! nice light snow, though....[view]
Skibum74: November 11, 2010 Uphill: 800 ft. | Downhill: 800 ft. High winds and about a foot of fresh pow. Clear day and a very low avalanche potential on the cone...[view]
Canuckonplanks: October 26, 2010 Uphill: 1,850 ft. | Downhill: 1,850 ft. Skiing on October 26th - crazy!!!...[view]
Spring Alaska: October 24, 2010 Uphill: 1,400 ft. | Downhill: 1,400 ft. 3ft, solid first snow, fluffy kittens~...[view]
Powderjunky: May 20, 2010 Uphill: 2,400 ft. | Downhill: 2,400 ft. With Bachelor closed for thes season it seemed like a great place to get some quick turns in. A couple of power inches with more on the way. Drier and lighter the higher we went. Took a couple laps on...[view]
Waheenie: November 12, 2009 Uphill: 2,400 ft. | Downhill: 2,200 ft. Wow, skiing is fun. skiing powder is really fun. i actually motivated for the 3rd lap. and yes, the sun peaked through for a few minutes!...[view]
Powderjunky: November 10, 2009 Uphill: 2,600 ft. | Downhill: 2,600 ft. Great powder day, Light and fluffy, the base keeps getting better!...[view]
Waheenie: November 7, 2009 Uphill: 1,100 ft. | Downhill: 1,100 ft. Skied with my touring boots on k2 merlins (1999 ish), who knew they were such a good fit!...[view]
Powderjunky: November 6, 2009 Uphill: 500 ft. | Downhill: 500 ft. a foot of new snow, no base, but no core shots!...[view]
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