• Women's Beginner-Friendly Climb Night At The Bend Rock Gym

    Posted on in category Climbing

    Sunday Jan 12th at 6pm – Bend Rock Gym.

    Are you curious about trying out rock climbing? Are you looking for a safe and supportive atmosphere for your first time off the ground? Then join JessBFit at the Bend Rock Gym for an evening of top-rope climbing, auto belays and bouldering! We’ll supply the skilled belayers who will manage the ropes as you climb. We’ll coach and cheer you on and encourage you to push yourself to the top of the wall!

    **Cost to participate is $18 for a day pass (plus $8 if you need to rent climbing shoes and harness).**  More INFO HERE.

    Indoor climbing is a great activity to help you get excited about moving your…

  • A Maximal Effort: The Story of Link Sar Hosted By Mountain Supply

    Posted on in categories Climbing , Event , Film

    Join local alpinists Graham Zimmerman and Chris Wright as they share their group’s successful first ascent of Link Sar in the Central Pakistani Karakoram via its 3,400-meter Southeast Face. Get ready for a captivating slideshow filled with fun stories, steep pitches, and loud music!

    Thursday December 5th at 6pm, at Mountain Supply. More INFO HERE.

    Also featuring an amazing raffle from the best outdoor brands benefiting Protect Our Winters(POW)!

    Event is free.
    Light refreshments provided.
    Limited seating provided.
    Fun always provided.

  • Reel Rock 14 At The Tower Theater

    Posted on in categories Climbing , Film

    This is the season for films as we wait for the snow to come. Reel Rock at The Tower Saturday Nov 23rd.

    Reel Rock returns to Bend for two showings of another incredible lineup of films. Come celebrate climbing and community with us, all while raising funds for Bend Endurance Academy and Oregon Adaptive Sports!

    Two Showings:
    4:30pm
    8:00pm

    Thank you to our title sponsors for making this event possible!
    Mountain Supply
    Bend Rock Gym

    FILM LINEUP
    The Reel Rock Film Tour, one of climbing’s greatest celebrations, returns this fall with a new collection of world premiere films. In The High Road, the…

  • Boots, Bikes and Boats (and Beer!) in Eastern Oregon

    Posted on in categories Biking , Climbing , Event , Hiking , Travel & Adventure

    As Central Oregon’s trails become more and more popular, consider looking east for that next adventure and a sense of solitude. Learn about opportunities in and around the Steens Mountain Wilderness, Fremont-Winema National Forest and John Day River region. Oregon Desert Trail Coordinator Renee Patrick will share ideas for your next hiking, biking or boating adventure for an immersive journey into these unique high desert landscapes. More event INFO HERE.

    Tuesday Nov 12th at the Deschutes Brewery Tasting Room

    This presentation is a collaboration between ONDA, Deschutes Brewery, and REI, and will feature inspiration and great beer to get you outside!

    Register for free here: https://www.rei.com/events/94265/boots-bikes-and-boats-in-eastern-oregon?distance=25&previousLocation=Bend,%20OR&page=2&course.session.anyLocation=25.000000~44.045800~-121.315400;geo_r

  • Smith Rock Craggin' Classic 2019

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    There is a  lot happening this weekend in #backyardbend. Outdoor City USA at Mt. Bachelor will be a fun interactive outdoor lovers event. The annual Smith Rock Craggin’ Classic is also this weekend Sept 13-15th. Make the most of it and get outdoors. More INFO HERE.

    Let’s celebrate the mighty PNW! Join the American Alpine Club, CAMP Technical Adventure Equipment, and Edelrid at Oregon’s historic Smith Rock State Park September 13-15, for the 2019 Smith Rock Craggin’ Classic!

    This 3-day climbing festival celebrates and welcomes climbers at every skill level. We’ve got a full line-up of clinics taught by professional climbers and local guides from Chockstone Climbing Guides, plus presentations by EDELRID athlete Tommy Caldwell and Sterling athletes…

  • Outdoor City Is Coming To Mt. Bachelor Sep 13-15

    Posted on in categories Biking , Climbing , Event , Hiking , Music , Running , Travel & Adventure

    Press Release July 31, 2019

    Contact: 
    Justin Yax, DVA Advertising & PR, 541-389-2411, justin@dvaadv.com
    Beverly Lucas, OCUSA, 458-292-7550, beverly@outdoorcityusa.com 

    OUTDOOR CITY USA, A MULTI-SPORT FESTIVAL THAT CONNECTS
    OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS WITH ACTIVITIES AND BRANDS
    THEY LOVE, PREMIERES  SEPT. 13-15 IN BEND, ORE.
    Event serves up a menu of cycling, running, climbing, and hiking, plus music, food, and fun for outdoors lovers of all ages and levels

    (BEND, Ore.) — While outdoor lovers might not need another reason to visit – or return – to Bend, Ore., Outdoor City USA is set to premiere its three-day, multi-sport outdoor festival September 13-15 in the heart of Central Oregon. The event will include…

  • Bend Summer Boulder Comp Tonight

    Posted on in categories Climbing , Event

    Hayden Homes Summer Boulder Comp presented by Bend Rock Gym with Rise Nitro Brewing Company and part of the Subaru Of Bend Outside Games. In its fourth year this climbing event has grown to the largest and most acclaimed climbing competition in Central Oregon with one of the largest cash purses in the US. Check out the schedule of events for today and Sunday at theoutsidegames.com.

    It’s happening Saturday July 27 at Goodlife Brewing Century Center. There’s vendor displays, yoga, and slacklining starting at 2pm. Boulder Comp starts at 6pm and this is a FREE event. This is definitely a fun evening of sport entertainment with an opportunity to see some of the best climbers go at it close up in the…

  • Women's beginner-friendly climb night at the Bend Rock Gym

    Posted on in category Climbing

    Are you curious about trying out rock climbing? Are you looking for a safe and supportive atmosphere for your first time off the ground? Then join JessBFit at the Bend Rock Gym for an evening of top-rope climbing! We’ll supply the skilled belayers who will manage the ropes as you climb. We’ll coach and cheer you on and encourage you to push yourself to the top of the wall! More INFO HERE!

    **Cost to participate is $26 ($18 if you have your own shoes and harness).**

  • The 2019 Bend Boulder Bash – February 1

    Posted on in category Climbing

    The Bend Boulder Bash is Central Oregon’s premier bouldering competition presented by USA Climbing! This year’s Bash is super special as it will be hosted in conjunction with USA Climbing Open Bouldering Nationals being held at the Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center Feb 1st and 2nd. More INFO HERE!

    Competitors will receive a bunch of great swag from Bend Rock Gym – shoe vouchers, free memberships, apparel and more. Finalists will win some awesome bouldering gear from Metolius Climbing and a chance at the $5,000 Cash Purse!

  • K2 Siren of the Himalayas - Movie At LOGE Camps Entrada

    Posted on in categories Climbing , Film , Travel & Adventure

    Tonight Friday Dec 21, LOGE Camps Entrada will show this documentary. FREE to the public. More INFO HERE. 

    A feature documentary showing the adventure, peril, teamwork and serenity of a mountaineering group’s attempt to summit the world’s most challenging peak.
    Shot in Pakistan in the summer of 2009, the documentary follows world-class alpinists Fabrizio Zangrilli and Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner with veteran climbers Jake Meyer and Chris Szymiec in a breathtaking glimpse into the world of high altitude mountaineering.

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