Did you know there is the “Bend Ski Club”? Well, there is and they have an Apres Ski event to bring snow sports enthusiasts together to share the love of sliding downhill and meeting new friends.
They’ll meet up Tuesday Jan 23 at Broken Top Bottle Shop 4p-6p. More info Here!
Come out and celebrate winter (It’s finally here) and snow sports with other like minded folks.
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!!!
With a fifth at the U.S. Grand Prix at Snowmass, Colorado a couple of days ago, Bend’s own Ben Ferguson will make his first appearance at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang this February. We are so stoked to see Ben reach this goal and know how hard he has worked to get there. Right On Ben! Bend is behind you all the way!!! Check out his 2nd run from the other day at the link, NBC Sports.
Snow returned to the Cascades and we got out for some later afternoon laps on Mt. Bachelor to check out the conditions. Enjoy the weekend and see you on the slopes!!!
Crow’s Feet Commons, Deschutes Brewery and Dynafit have teamed up to present Central Oregon’s first Ski Mo Race Series for 2018.
SKI-MO (or ski mountaineering) is a skiing discipline that involves climbing mountains either on skis or carrying them, depending on the steepness of the ascent, and then descending on skis. The Crow’s Feet/Deschutes races are a combination of a groomed slope ascent, combined with a “Dirksen Derby” banked slalom descent. Think Cyclocross on skis. More Info Here!
This will be a good time to be with fellow snow enthusiast and participate in this new event. The races will vary in lengths depending on the categories races and each lap will take about 10-15 minutes. The length of time…
We say goodbye to 2017 and all it offered us to learn and grow by experiencing everything; the ups and downs, the fun and focus, the inspiration and holding. We had our first full year at Backyard Bend and we thank you for sharing and being part of Bend’s awesome outdoor community. We’ll continue to embrace and support a responsible and positive lifestyle that makes Bend and Central Oregon a truly remarkable place to call home. Our best wishes to all of you for a GREAT 2018.
Happy New Year!!!
If you are visiting or new to Mt. Bachelor, here are a few tips to help you understand the advantages the Sunrise base area has to offer. See you on the slopes!!!
Apres Ski Bash December 22 at Crows Feet Commons in downtown Bend will feature Helio Sequence. They return to Bend presenting their cosmic, inspiring sounds. Last year they melted the snow around them and kept everyone warm in their souls! So come on out winter lovers and celebrate!!!
Local favorites, Corner Gospel Explosion will be kicking off the evening with some new tunes for you to warm up to! See you there at this FREE show! More Info Here!
This particular event is sponsored by DPS SKIS and a raffle will include a pair of awesome Wailer 112 Foundations skis.
Crows Feet Commons is hosting a holiday party Wednesday December 20 at 6pm. Come watch killer ski movies and rock your best ugly sweater! Ticket proceeds will go to benefiting the Central Oregon Avalanche Association. There will be prizes for the top 3 best ugly sweaters! Fearless Baking will be providing some delicious treats and Volcanic Theatre will have the bar open for refreshments. Tickets are $10 at the door. More Info Here!
Aaron Rice’s film: “2.5 Mil”. A film about his quest to ski 2.5 million vertical feet in one calendar year.
DPS Cinematics: a series of short films about different topics of backcountry skiing covering both the intrinsic love and ethereal quality that we…
Day 2 was qualifying at the Dirksen Derby 10. A bit of new snow over night, sunshine for the sessions and more good vibes all around. Check it out!!!