Snowboarding and Skiing

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Central Oregon is home to two fabulous ski and snowboard resorts.

Mt. Bachelor and Hoo Doo Resorts offer lessons, children’s camps, rentals, and more.

The following retail stores in town offer rentals, demos, equipment sales, and apparel.

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SKI RESORTS

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Mt. Bachelor (Bend, OR)

A dormant volcano that was first formed between 11,000 and 15,000 years ago, Mt. Bachelor is a true giant that reaches high into the Oregon sky. With activities as diverse as dog sledding, Nordic skiing, tubing, and of course – downhill skiing and snowboarding, there is a winter adventure waiting for the whole family.

The dry climate of Central Oregon assures that the 462 inches of annual snowfall on Mount Bachelor is light and fluffy, perfect for carving flawless S turns or learning to ski or snowboard. The resort offers 3,683 acres of terrain, 3,365 feet of vertical drop and 71 runs ranging from double black diamonds to easy green runs for first-timers. With one of the fastest lift systems in the west and the comforts of six day lodges with casual dining and retail, it’s no wonder Conde Nast Travel has named Bachelor one of the top 50 Ski Resorts in North America for 12 years in a row, and MSN.com ranked it in the top 10.

But Bachelor is not just for skiers. The resort offers beginner and intermediate snowboard parks with tables, step-ups and step- downs, along with more challenging rails, ride-on boxes and mini tabletops. Mt. Bachelor’s Olympic sized Superpipe was the home to the Chevy Truck US Snowboard Grand Prix and 2006 Olympic Qualifier. According to TransWorld Snowboarding magazine readers, Mt. Bachelor is #4 in North America for snowboarding and was mentioned as “a place that suits all ages, levels, and styles of riders and riding.”

 

 

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Snowboarding and Skiing at Mt. Bachelor

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Hoo Doo Ski Resort (Sisters, OR)

Hoodoo Ski Area sits on the summit of Oregon’s Santiam Pass and is Oregon’s most centrally located destination for winter sports enthusiasts. Just 44 miles west of Bend, 85 miles east of Eugene and 130 miles southeast of Portland, Hoodoo Ski Area offers more than 800 acres of terrain, 34 runs, and five lifts for skiing and snowboarding. It also has one of the largest tubing parks in the West. Founded in 1938, Hoodoo is Central Oregon’s original ski area and your destination for family-friendly fun in your backyard!

The ski slopes are on a big, rounded butte, with lots of wide open terrain. So whether you prefer the deep and challenging powder of Hoodoo’s backside or the finely groomed runs of the front side, the majesty of Hoodoo’s location and fun of Hoodoo’s night skiing and snowboarding will bring you back again and again.

 

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SKI SHOPS & RENTALS

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Skjersaa’s Ski and Snowboard Shop

Established through innovation, based on tradition, Skjersaa’s has consistently been at the forefront of the snow sports industry. Bringing our customers quality products through constant research and vigilance has always been the focus.  We are skiers and snowboarders.  We are proud of what we sell because we’re proud of what we ride.  Come by our ski and snowboard shop in Bend, Oregon and see why we have been voted Bend’s Best Ski and Snowboard shop for twelve straight years.

If the outstanding service and selection doesn’t convince you, our ultra-comfortable chairs in front of an authentic fireplace will.

 

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Powder House Ski and Snowboard Shop

Since 1976, Powder House has been Central Oregon’s premier ski and snow sports store. Powder House is one of the original ski shops in Bend and has been family owned for 30 years. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is dedicated to providing excellent customer service. It is our goal to help you make your buying decisions and to increase your fun on the mountain. Our professional certified technicians are dedicated to providing the highest quality service for boot fitting, tuning and maintaining your skis and snowboards.

 

 

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R.E.I.

Skis, snowboards, boots, equipment, and apparel.

 

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Aspect Snowboard Shop

Welcome to Aspect Boards & Brews! We’re located 25 minutes from Mt. Bachelor Ski Area in beautiful Bend, Oregon. We specialize in snowboards, skateboards, longboards, accessories and have added a tap room and beer garden! We rent snowboards and skis and have the biggest skateboard selection in Central Oregon.

 

 

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Dick’s Sporting Goods

Skis and snowboards, boots, equipment, and apparel.

 

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Pine Mountain Sports

We have a huge rental and demo fleet of skis, boots, poles and entire ski packages for just about every kind of free heel skiing, and snowshoeing.

We stock a full-line of excellent touring, backcountry, classic, and skate skis, along with boots, bindings and poles. Our current nordic rental fleet includes Salomon Equipe 8 and Equipe 9 skate skis. For classic skiers we have a wide selection of Rossignol BC65, BC70 & BC90 touring skis, and Salomon Escape classic skis.

We also have classic skis and boot for kids! Our selection is carefully selected to meet the needs of skiers in the Pacific Northwest.

 

SUNRIVER, OREGON –

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Village Bike and Ski

Sunriver’s number one stop for bike rentals and sales, ski rentals and sales, snowboards, nordic skis, snowshoes, maps and local knowledge, full service bike and ski repair shop, and bike and ski accessories. At the Village Bike, everyone gets a ride.

Sunriver Sports

We’ve been selling, renting and servicing bicycles, skis and snowboards for our friends in Sunriver and Central Oregon since the mid 1980’s. We pride ourselves in carrying high quality equipment and providing the best service possible for our customers. Stop by and let us help you get the most out of your time on the trails!

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4 Seasons Recreational Outfitters

4 Seasons is Sunriver’s Snow play Headquarters. We offer rental skis and snowboards for the entire family.  We keep our rental equipment tuned to perfection to ensure that you have the absolute best possible experience on the snow.  Stop by today and pick up your rental equipment.  Save time and money by renting from us.