• Get in Shape: Physical Preparation for Outdoor Adventures

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

    Wednesday May 27, 6pm – 730pm Online Event hosted by JessBFit. MORE INFO HERE.

    It’s spring and you’re itching to get outside and explore. But you feel like your body just might not be so ready yet. Whether you’re hoping to walk up the local hill, scale a big mountain or explore points unknown, you’ll…

    • Understand how to build your speed, endurance and strength at home or close to home.
    • Learn the best ways to start training your body for your next adventure.
    • Be able to put together a training plan for your goals.
    • Learn more about JessBFit’s online training options.

    This is part 1 of a 5-part series.

    Registrants will be…

  • Central Oregon Trail Party - Smith Rock

    Posted on in categories Climbing , Event , River

    Saturday March 14th at Smith Rock State Park. More INFO HERE.

    Join Trailkeepers of Oregon as we help maintain trails in one of Oregon’s most spectacular parks. We will be restoring native plants and doing maintenance on the popular River Trail.

    Plan to hike less than a mile to the work area and work using hand digging tools, loppers, and hand saws. We prioritize safety and fun over quantity of work accomplished and encourage people to try different things and work at a comfortable pace. No experience is necessary — you’ll be working with experienced crew leaders who will teach you all you need to know.

  • Women's Beginner-Friendly Climb Night at the Bend Rock Gym

    Posted on in category Climbing

    Sunday March 8th at the 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 body…

  • USA Climbing Bouldering Nationals - FINALS

    Posted on in categories Climbing , Event
    Saturday Feb 1st is the finals competition and you won’t want to miss this. More INFO HERE.  Things will get started early but the competition goes all day into the evening when the elite finalist will go against each other for the US title. 8am – 8pm. Returning to the Deschutes County Expo Center, the USA Climbing: Bouldering Open National Championship competition on January 31 – February 1, 2020; and the USA Climbing: Bouldering Youth National Championship competition on February 7-9, 2020.

    These events will feature the most elite adult and youth athletes in the country competing for a place on the national US Team in the discipline of bouldering.

    For…

  • USA Climbing Bouldering Nationals

    Posted on in categories Climbing , Event

    This is an exciting spectator event and is a chance to see athletes compete for spots on the US Olympic team for the summer 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.  And you can see all the action up close right here in Central Oregon.  More INFO HERE.

    Returning to the Deschutes County Expo Center, the USA Climbing: Bouldering Open National Championship competition on January 31 – February 1, 2020; and the USA Climbing: Bouldering Youth National Championship competition on February 7-9, 2020.

    These events will feature the most elite adult and youth athletes in the country competing for a place on the national US Team in the discipline of bouldering.

    For more…

  • 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

    Posted on in category Climbing

    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…

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