Conditions Report: Sunday, July 5th 2020, 9:44 am

Good morning shredders! Here is your daily dose of Mt. Bachelor conditions:

**FACE COVERINGS ARE REQUIRED IN ALL MT. BACHELOR INDOOR SPACES, IN LIFT LINES, ON ZIP LINE PLATFORMS, AND WHILE LOADING/EXITING CHAIRLIFTS. E-BIKES ARE NOT ALLOWED ON MT. BACHELOR TRAILS** 

Happy 4th of July weekend! Summer at Mt. Bachelor has officially kicked off! Our dedicated trail crew has been busy doing trail work on Little Pine trails (Swizzlestick, Lower Lava, Blade Runner, FTL trails are open plus the easy side of the Lower Skills Park). Cross country and hiking trails are not currently open due to snow. Little Pine operating hours are 10:00 am – 5:00 p.m. daily. Pine Marten runs from 10:00 am – 7:00 pm Friday – Sunday and 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Thursday. 

E-bikes are not allowed on Mt. Bachelor mountain bike trails. Mt. Bachelor is on National Forest Land and operates under a special use permit from Deschutes National Forest. Due to forest service regulations, e-bikes are not allowed on our mountain bike trails.  

Trail openings for July 4 off Pine Marten are Lava Flow (off top to Hanger), Hanger to Lower Lava Flow (middle Lava Flow closed below getback due to snow), Cone Run, Lower Rattlesnake off Cone (Upper Rattlesnake closed due to snow), Big Wood, Hot Dust (from Cone down), and Wayout are open this weekend.

Rockfall, Redline, and Last Chance closed due to snow. Stay tuned for updates and we’ll see ya on the dirt!

Summer Operations beginning July 4 include:

Pine Marten Chairlift, for activities including downhill mountain biking, ZipTour zip lining, sightseeing, hiking, and disc golf
Food and beverage service at both Pine Marten Lodge and West Village Lodge begins July 4. Sunset Dinners reservations available now on Open Table, offering an unforgettable mid-mountain dining experience overlooking the Cascades at 7,800 feet
Mountain Gateway Building for tickets, mountain bike rentals, and retail opens on July 4
Gravity Bike Camps, one-week sessions for kids 8 to 15 years old, kick off July 6 

*Mt. Bachelor is located on National Forest Land and NO FIREWORKS are permitted. The use of explosive devices, such as fireworks, is a class A misdemeanor and holds a $500.00 fine. In addition, Mt. Bachelor will trespass any individuals involved in such activities for one year.

Thank you for your patience in announcing our summer activities plans in this complex and unprecedented COVID-19 environment. We continue to work with the Governor’s office and with local and state health officials to balance the complexities resulting from COVID-19 and our desire to summer activities and recreation back to the community.

Beginning July 1, Mt. Bachelor will require face masks in all indoor public spaces in accordance with Governor Brown’s requirement. Mt. Bachelor is also requiring that all guests wear face masks/coverings on zip line platforms, in lift lines, and while loading/exiting lifts. Please note – a full face helmet does not  meet the requirement of a face covering in the lift line. 

For further details on health and safety measures at Mt. Bachelor, please visit  http://www.mtbachelor.com/info/covid-19-updates/

To learn more about Mt. Bachelor’s Summer Operations plan and hours of operation, please visit  http://www.mtbachelor.com/info/summer-operating-schedule/

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Snowfall Data West Village

snowfall_since_3_pm 0
snowfall_last_24_hours 0
snowfall_last_3_days 0
snowfall_last_7_days 0
snowfall_season 322

Snowfall Data Mid Mountain

snowfall_since_3_pm 0
snowfall_last_24_hours 0
snowfall_last_3_days 0
snowfall_last_7_days 0
snowfall_season 334

Weather Sensor Data

time Jul 5, 2020 09:00 AM
wv-base -0.77
wv-temp 50.49
sunrise-temp 51.64
pine-temp 45.27
northwest-temp 42.35
summit-temp
wv-rh 21
pine-rh 36
summit-rh
sunrise-wind-avg 6
sunrise-wind-max 18
sunrise-wind-dir 232
pine-wind-avg 6
pine-wind-max 12
pine-wind-dir 286
northwest-wind-avg 9
northwest-wind-max 13
northwest-wind-dir 262
summit-wind-avg
summit-wind-max
summit-wind-dir

Weather data, conditions quote, and webcam images are from the lovely folks at mtbachelor.com