• Weather Trend Jan 17, 2018

    Posted on in categories Biking , Climbing , Fishing , Hiking , River , Running , Skiing & Snowboarding , Travel & Adventure

    Central Oregon has some significant snow on the way in the next week. Backyard Bend weather is a single comprehensive source for all the resources you need in one place to understand the weather conditions before your next outdoor adventure. Check it out!!!

  • Oregon Desert Trail Presentation With ONDA

    Posted on in category Hiking

    Join the Oregon Natural Desert Association for an introduction to one of the newest long distance trails in the country: the Oregon Desert Trail. This 750 mile route traverses some stunning natural features in the high desert like the Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge, Steens Mountain, and the Owyhee Canyonlands near Boise. Hosted by Mountain Supply 6:30pm – 8:30pm. More info Here!

  • Summer Meltdown Music Festival...Where the Music Meets the Mountains!

    Posted on in categories Event , Hiking , Music , River , Travel & Adventure

    Backyardbend will be onsite for the most amazing Summer Meltdown Music Festival which is where The Music meets The Mountain August 10-13, 2017! Summer Meltdown is a music, camping, and adventure festival in Darrington, WA – an hour and a half into the Cascade mountains from Seattle and Bellingham.  Our friends at 92/9 FM are giving away free passes!  Tune into 92.9 for details on how to win ONLY from 92/9 FM!

    Summer Meltdown is known for it’s vibrant community that is open to all ages – from the kids zone, to the late night tent, to lounging in the beer garden – this festival offers fantastic experiences for everyone.


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  • An Evening w/ Bill Sullivan April 26 at Pine Mountain Sports

    Posted on in category Hiking

    Pine Mountain Sports welcomes Bill Sullivan for an evening of stories to kick off the hiking season. Join Bill at Pine Mountain Sports for his “100 Hikes – Southern Oregon & Northern California” presentation on Wed Apr 26, 2017 at 7:30P. More Info

    We have hosted Bill on many occasions and he never fails to entertain us with his beautiful images, engaging stories, and tips for enjoying the many trails and natural wonders of Oregon.

    William L. Sullivan is the author of what are regarded as the very best of Oregon hiking and trail books. Visit his website and many, many book offerings at

    Our friends from Deschutes Brewery will be serving beer during the evening.

    Doors will open at 7P and the presentation begins at…