Anthony Lakes Project

The "Gift"

The Current owners of Anthony Lakes Mountain Resort (ALMR) are Lee and Connie Kearney of Vancouver, Wash., Kim and Dana Kutsch of Jefferson, Or., and Parke and Gail Ball, also of Vancouver, Wash. The owners approached and wants to "gift" the resort and all of its assets to the County. The owners are "absenty owners" and are ready to retire and believe the local ownership would benefit ALMR. The County believes ALMR is an asset to both Union and Baker Counties.

On Oct. 1, 2010 Anthony Lakes was gifted to the existing Baker County Development Corporation (a 501C3 non profit) that will operate and oversee management of the resort. Baker County Development Corporation (BCDC) was established in 2006 for the purpose of education of the citizens of Baker County in leadership and community issues, involvement of the citizens of Baker County in leadership and community activities, and engage in county wide tourism marketing. In order to accept the gift some changes were made making the new purpose of BCDC: to provide educational and recreational opportunities in Baker County Oregon for the benefit of the general public and engage in any activity that furthers that purpose. Other than appointing board members, the County Commissioners will not have a direct involvement in the operation of the ski area nor will County funds be used for the operation of Anthony Lakes.

General Facts
Highest Base Elevation in Oregon: 7,100 feet
Summit Elevation: 8,000 feet
Vertical Rise: 900 Feet

Season: Late November through Mid-April

Lifts: One Triple Chair (Capacity - 2,000 per hour), One Surface handletow, and One Surface Wonder Carpet

Anthony Lakes is known for its panoramic view. The Day lodge provides skiers and non-skiers with food service, the Starbottle Saloon, and a warm place to observe the slopes. Anthony Lakes also has a full service rental shop, snowmobile trail access, and trailer parking.

Rental Shop
Anthony Lakes Rental Shop has shaped alpine skis, snowboards, snowblades, Nordic, and snowshoe equipment. The Snowboard fleet includes Rossignal boards with step-in binding systems. Open 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Learning Center
Certified PSIA instructors offer private lessons, group lessons, and clinics for alpine, snowboard, and Nordic skiers. Packaging, including lesson, rental, and lift or trail pass, are available for all levels of learners. Whether you are a first time skier or just need a little tune up, our Learning Center can help.

Nordic Center
Located on Anthony Lake (parking access just prior to the ALMR parking entrance). Nordic skiers and snowshoers can purchase trail passes and park permits; rent, tune, and wax equipment; register for lessons; snack, warm-up, and relax all at this location with direct access to 25k of groomed skate and classic skiing track.

19 miles west of North Powder exit 285, off interstate 84 on a well maintained all-weather road.