• 12 Best Camping Games

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    It may be February but camping is a big part of #backyardbend all year long now, just check out the Mt. Bachelor RV camping scene each weekend or Kappka Snow Park. Camping involves unplugging and hanging with friends. Old fashioned games with cards, game boards and humans without electronics are always a solid choice while camping with friends.  We came across a great article and share it here at the link to 12 Best Camping Games


  • Types Of Ski Rocker

    Posted on in category Skiing & Snowboarding

    Early Rise, Camber, Tip Rocker, Rocker Tail. What do all these mean and how do I understand what to look for in a ski? Ski technology keeps getting better and better and this video will help you understand what’s in the shape of a modern ski. Hope it helps!!!

  • How Long Does A Pair Of Skis Last?

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    As we approach spring, winter gear is now typically starting to go on sale and it’s a great time to pick up some new skis or snowboard. Technology in gear keeps evolving and manufacturers have made significant improvements in performance, lighter weight and strength in skis and snowboards. This blog from gives great insight into the advancements in gear and when your old gear is ready for rock ski status.


  • The Greatest Good Lecture Series "Our Wild and Scenic Rivers"

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    This is a really great series about our local wild and scenic areas. February 8th – Lisa Machnik, Recreation, Partnerships, Lands and Archaeology Staff Officer, will discuss the past, present and future of our Wild and Scenic Rivers as we celebrate 50 Years since the signing of the original legislation. More Info HERE!

    The Deschutes National Forest, Discover Your Forest and OSU-Cascades are partnering to offer educational opportunities for OSU-Cascades Students and the public. A lecture series called “The Greatest Good” will feature presentations from land managers and specialists from the Deschutes National Forest on a variety of topics in natural resources.

  • Pint Night At Worthy Brewing

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    In February, pint night will support the Buckingham Elementary STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program! Come out and support one of your local schools.

    $1 of every pint sold between 4pm-9pm will be donated to support this program.

    Every month Worthy Brewing host a pint night in support of a great cause. Learn more about this program on their website.

  • Luminaria At Virginia Messiener Snowpark

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    If you have never done this event, you should consider it this year. On Saturday Feb 3rd, the Meissner Ski Community will host this annual event of night skiing along the illuminated trails. It’s a fun time and you’ll be with other outdoor enthusiasts. More info HERE!

  • Backcountry Film Fest Comes To Central Oregon

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    The annual Backcountry Film Fest comes to the Volcanic Theater in Bend on Feb 2nd and The Sisters Movie House on Feb 7th. Come out and be with fellow backcountry enthusiast and watch this year’s films. More info HERE!

  • A Free Month Of Car Washes

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    Have you checked out our Digital Deals page? Local business offering local deals, like, Empire Car Wash. They have a new VIP plan and membership that allows you unlimited car washes all year long. Join the plan and get one month FREE. Check out the Digital Deals page.

  • Mt. Bachelor's Uphill Policy

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    Mt. Bachelor’s uphill policy has changed recently and local ski enthusiast Skimum, provides a quick look at the uphill routes and how to access information to help you use Mt. Bachelor’s uphill access safely. Thanks Skimum!!!

  • Laurenne Ross 2018 Olympian

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    Central Oregon’s Laurenne Ross is going to PyeongChang for her second straight Olympic appearance with the US Ski Team.  She will represent Bend and Central Oregon well and we are so stoked to watch her in the coming weeks in South Korea’s Winter Olympics. Check out this recent story by KGW 

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