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Do you like the idea of a fast track pass at Mt. Bachelor?
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Do you like the idea of a fast track pass at Mt. Bachelor?

Yes, I like the idea!

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No, I don't like this at all!

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Yes, I like the idea!

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Lynette Wohlmuth
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Lynette Wohlmuth

Aren't we fortunate to have a place like Mt. Bachelor in our backyard? They have had a couple of financially challenging years due to COVID and if they can make some of that up via the Fast Pass, they should be allowed to. Try to ski mid-week or just be happy to meet a new friend in line.

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jimmy dean
jimmy dean

the passes are not limited to weekends, so not sure how that matters. Locals have had incredibly tough years too, please remember these are people and a corporation is not, despite congress making them so legally. There are lots of ways to make money and spitting in the face of locals is not the way

Les Adams
Les Adams

I can't be happy to just meet a new friend in line at the price we pay to SKI.

No, I don't like this at all!

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Sussie Due
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Sussie Due

Everyone should be treated on a first come first served basis like they always have.

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Burstein_bear
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Burstein_bear

The season pass is already insanely expensive, especially for being a PWDR Cp area but you get no perks at other mtns. The fast track move goes against the core principles of fun and freedom in the mountains, and is a great way to stifle local engagement and suffocate what spirit is left on bachy

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Pogonips Presentations
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Pogonips Presentations

Mt. Bachelor runs their business on OUR public land. If they let somebody buy an express pass and cut the line, that means we wait that much longer and get that much less skiing collectively. That means they are selling something they STOLE from us. It's a blatant slap in the face to our communit

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Susan Skakel
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Susan Skakel

Not on Federal, public lands. Violates tenants of Environmental Justice. Fine to have fast tracks on private ski areas.

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Debra Kocian
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Debra Kocian

It let's people with money go ahead of others. That is something done at a place like Universal Studios, but it does not work at a ski slope when locals have been going to Mt. Bachelor for years.

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k san
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k san

I don't even ski any more, but it is very elitist since those would only be available to those who can afford it. Not equal access at all!

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Paul Bear
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Paul Bear

If I buy a season pass I shouldn’t have to spend more to keep people from cutting in line ahead of me

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Todd Paddack
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Todd Paddack

Great. Now we have first class and economy on the ski hill. Way to go guys.

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Patricia Brady-McKinney
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Patricia Brady-McKinney

I do not ski but this is catering to the entitled rich folks, and they should wait just like everyone else. This shows Mt. Bachelor is all about raking in the dollars. Very sad.

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Chad Don Carlos
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Chad Don Carlos

No I don't like catering to the rich so they can use less of their time waiting in line. No I don't approve of how you handle covid demanding people get in buses that cost twice as much as the season before and limiting parking pushing people into crowded buses with strangers. Greedy greedy shame

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Joe
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Joe

Stop giving into the rich, Don’t forget the people that That support you who also have barely enough Money to live here. It could end up one day Having a strike on your mountain Where people don’t want to go

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j jordan
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j jordan

When I purchased my family's season passes last Spring, Fast Tracks passes were not disclosed. I also want to bring up the price increase for non-powered RV parking spots from $20 to $50 for the 2020 season. How is this 250% increase justified? Mt. Bachelor used to be a locals mountain.

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Jon Krutsch
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Jon Krutsch

Will this give them enough money to finally upgrade Sunrise to a 6 person chair and move the 4 person one to Rainbow?

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Gordon Smith
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Gordon Smith

Anyone in such a hurry can already opt for the singles line. As a weekly business traveler for years, TSA pre check and Clear made sense to me. There is and should not be any equivalent when it comes to recreation. Really bad idea for the culture of this mountain

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Betsy Apel
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Betsy Apel

favors the privileged!

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Dale Champion
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Dale Champion

Penalizes middle income families. Should have announced it before we bought our season passes. I'll not buy them next year if this is still in place.

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jimmy dean
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jimmy dean

This is a complete slap in the face of the local rider, especially after such a tough 19 months of COVID. It is inequitable and shows utter disregard for local and mountain code. First in line gets the fresh. This is yet another move by PWDR to make more money and cut local ties. They took away this

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Peter Grube
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Peter Grube

As if Mt. Bachelor hasn't done enough to alienate and aggravate local ski enthusiasts, they have decided to wipe out any remaining good will with this shameless, line-cutting money grab.

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travis sully
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travis sully

It’s going to ruin the experience for the locals and if you look at powdr’s mission it goes against it so obviously.

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Lyle Johnson
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Lyle Johnson

First they got rid of the points pass. Then they got rid of the 12 day "because it wasn't popular." Now this. Hoodoo is looking better each year.

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Cal Curley
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Cal Curley

Money grab. Central Oregon is turning into a place of...... Well.

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Duane Wyman
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Duane Wyman

Too elitist, catters to the rich. Not fair to the public in general; including locals!

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Les Adams
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Les Adams

Mt Bachelor is once again finding a way to tighten the screws even further on the largest part of their customer base. Catering to those with unlimited budgets is not the way to build loyalty among your most frequent customers.

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Gayle Schofield
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Gayle Schofield

All they want to do is make more money.

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Is the Omicron variant causing a change in your holiday plans?

Is the Omicron variant causing a change in your holiday plans?

Yes, it is!

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No, my plans are set.

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Yes, it is!

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No, my plans are set.

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Gabe West
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Gabe West

My family.doesnt live in fear we live by faith and plus the covid variant is a mild case don't listen to the left wing media!

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With the presence of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, are you more likely to get the booster?
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With the presence of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, are you more likely to get the booster?

Yes, I am!

0

No, I won't.

6

Yes, I am!

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No, I won't.

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Ben Hargis
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Ben Hargis

COVID vaccines do not work.

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Rick Allen
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Rick Allen

I live by faith not fear and I am so tired of all the fear mongering! The symptoms of this variant is very light, lets just get back to normal and stop letting the far left tell us what to do!

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Brandi K.
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Brandi K.

I’m not an experiment for the government!

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Gabe West
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Gabe West

The vaccine doesn't work

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Robert Northrup
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Robert Northrup

What for? The first case to arrive in the US was a fully vaccinated person. Those in Africa who have not been vaccinated have no symptoms where as the vaccinated do have symptoms although mild. "According to Assistant Minister Sethomo Lelatisitswe, Botswana"

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