• Fly and Field University: State Of The Waters with ODFW Fish Biologist

    Posted on in categories Event , Fishing

    Wednesday Jan 22 Fly and Field Outfitters host another of its Fly and Field University series. Hear from Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife biologist on the current state of Oregon’s waterways, their health and fish populations.  Presentation is at Fly and Field Outfitters 6pm – 8pm. More INFO HERE.

  • Ski & Board Hot Waxing Clinic

    Posted on in categories Event , Skiing & Snowboarding

    Tuesday Jan 21st, 7pm – 9pm. More INFO HERE. 

    Pine Mountain Sports will host a free hot waxing clinic that will cover the basics on how to tune and wax your skis and snowboards at home. Glide waxing techniques in this clinic can be applied to all types of skis and snowboards.

    Even if you decide not to do your own waxing, this clinic will give the knowledge you need to recognize when your skis need waxing and enable you to make sure your skis and boards are maintained and performing at their best.

    RSVP required; 12 people per session.

    Doors open at 6:45P, clinic at 7P.

    No need to bring your own gear.

    Call 541-385-8080 to register.

  • 5th Annual Apres Ski Concert Series - The Commons Dec-Apr (Free)

    Posted on in categories Event , Music , Skiing & Snowboarding

    With an abundance of snow and riding now we can properly celebrate Apres Ski and what better way than to get downtown and be with the community who loves winter in Bend.

    Tonight Friday Jan 17th.

    Parallel 44 Presents The 5th Annual Apres Ski Concert Series at The Commons. Another Winter approaches, and another truly fantastic lineup of Free Monthly Friday Concerts is revealed and again, it’s aim is clear; to satisfy your body & soul ! As always, these concerts are 100% free, all ages are most welcome and none of it would be possible without the strong, loyal support of our heroic sponsors – Deschutes Brewery,…

  • Hoodoo's Backcountry Festival 2020

    Posted on in categories Event , Skiing & Snowboarding

    This Saturday Jan 18th the Backcountry Festival returns to Hoodoo Ski Area. Demos, clinics, citizen races, live music and, of course, a Three Creeks Brewing beer garden. Hoodoo’s fun community vibe will be happening as it always does, and you can ride into the night enjoying the festivities until the lifts close at 9pm. Hoodoo is FUN.

  • Become A Ski Patroller!

    Posted on in categories Event , Skiing & Snowboarding

    Want to make your weekends count? The Mount Bachelor National Ski Patrol is looking for great people to give back. We can supply the training, you just need to supply some winter weekend days to work with this fun and talented crew on Mt. Bachelor!

    There are three info sessions for those interested in training to become a ski patroller in the 2020-2021 season. You must attend one info session to move on. They will be on:

    – Monday, January 13 at 7:00 pm
    – Wednesday, January 22 at 7:00 pm
    – Tuesday, February 4 at 7:00 pm

    Sign up here: http://www.mtbachelornsp.org/be-a-patroller/

    All meetings will be at 7pm at The Center,…

  • Moonlight Ski & Bite At Elk Lake Resort

    Posted on in categories Event , Skiing & Snowboarding , Travel & Adventure

    Are you looking for something to do on Friday night. Maybe something a little different and unique to #backyardbend.

    Come enjoy an evening of cross-country skiing, good food, and lots of memories. Friday Jan 1oth at Elk Lake Resort. Register in advance. More INFO HERE. 

    6PM – Group skis into Elk Lake Resort on freshly groomed trail
    8PM – 3 course meal with one beverage included
    9:30/10PM – Snowcat Ride back to Dutchman Flat SnoPark

    Guests need to bring headlamp and change of clothes if needed.
    Participants will be emailed prior to the event to choose their meal options.

  • Powder, Penguins and Snow Leopards

    Posted on in categories Event , Film , Skiing & Snowboarding , Travel & Adventure

    Thursday Jan 9th 630pm – 830pm at Crows Feet – A Mountain Collective.  More INFO HERE. 

    For the past 20 years, owner of Crow’s Feet, David Marchi has been an international ski touring and high altitude mountaineering guide. Of all the places that he has been, the most inspiring and enriching experiences were based in Antarctica and Kashmir, India.
    A dichotomy of environments between the two places are explained and embraced in his presentation that he is excited to share with our community. Antarctica for its pristine, remote and pure natural environment and Kashmir for its rich cultural and exquisite skiing opportunities.

    The presentation will be photography based with an inspiring film from b4apres

  • Wild Wednesday: Snowshoeing Central Oregon

    Posted on in categories Event , Travel & Adventure

    Oregon Wild will host a presentation on how and where to snowshoe in central Oregon! They will share tips and suggestions regarding everything from safety to gear to picking the most scenic trails. There will be some “Snowshoeing 101” for those new to the activity as well as some tips on locations that will be applicable to all ability levels. More INFO HERE.

    Wednesday Jan 8th, 6pm – 730pm at Broken Top Bottle Shop.

    The presentation will include:
    – Photography of recommended scenic snowshoeing destinations in central Oregon
    – The basics on learning to snowshoe
    – Reference map
    – What to bring
    – How to be safe when snowshoeing
    – Gear (snowshoes and…

  • Natural History Pub at McMenamins Old St. Francis - Extraordinary Birds: Up Close & Personal

    Posted on in categories Event , Travel & Adventure

    Hosted by The High Desert Museum Monday Jan. 6th, 7pm. More INFO HERE.

    Extraordinary Birds: Up Close & Personal
    Join Elise Wolf, founder of Native Bird Care avian rescue in Sisters, for a unique multimedia presentation. Come see and hear about a few of the exceptional species Wolf has cared for over the past 10 years. Get a peek into the lives of these extraordinary birds as Wolf shares stories, photos and videos of their care and release. Why is rescue and rehabilitation so important, and how can we enjoy and support native birds?

    Doors at 5:30 pm
    Food and beverage sales in Father Luke’s Room help support this popular lecture series. Seating is limited…

  • Know Before You Go Avalanche Awareness Seminars

    Posted on in categories Event , Skiing & Snowboarding

    Hosted by the Central Oregon Avalanche Center. Tuesday Jan. 7th at Immersion Brewing. More INFO HERE.

    Know Before You Go is a FREE basic avalanche awareness presentation aimed at highlighting introductory concepts and tools for traveling in avalanche terrain.

    Learn about the destructive power of avalanches, safety equipment, how people get in trouble, and the basics of how to avoid them. In line with COAC’s mission of increasing avalanche awareness and safety in Central Oregon, this presentation will provide a good foundation for learning about backcountry travel or is an excellent refresher for more experienced backcountry users.