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Tumalo Mountain Backcountry Ski

A terrific short ski descent from a small peak next to Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort.
Rating: 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 4.7 miles
Duration: Half day
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Overview :  This 1,300 ft ascent is a great cheap alternative to skiing at Mt. Bachelor across the street. There is a really nice northeast bowl ... more »

Tips:  From Bend drive west on the Cascade Lakes Highway until you get to the Tumalo Parking lot across from Mt. Bachlor. You'll need a... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Top of Tumalo

The jagged mountain in the distance is Broken top. The bigger ones are the Sisters with South Sister closest. Make sure to check snow conditions to make sure it is safe to ski the Northeast Bowl below you. I included a couple summer/fall pics for perspective of the summit.