La Pine Featured on List of 14 Affordable Ski Towns in the U.S.


(Photo courtesy of SLED)

The data team at found lesser-known communities where ski slopes and amenities abound, and home prices are still reasonable when compared to neighboring communities, and La Pine ranks tenth on the list.

Finding a proper ski town means looking for three key factors.

First, a combination of snow and terrain. That part alone narrows the geography to a few regions of the U.S.

Second, access to the mountains. La Pine is a short drive to both Mt. Bachelor and Willamette Pass Resort.

Third, the community. You want to look for a town that’s got a great, built-in community where most people are skiers or snowboarders.

Published by on December 19, 2022

Sunriver/La Pine Economic Development (SLED)


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