The operator of Mt. Bachelor will keep in place a new ski pass that allows people who pay more to bypass most chairlift lines despite a request from Sen. Ron Wyden to scrap the plan. Wyden argued the pass creates accessibility inequality to the resort, which is on public lands.
You might think that backcountry skiers wouldn’t have to worry about the pandemic. But a group that helps rescue wayward skiers says the coronavirus will affect its ability to provide aid on the trails.