Friday January 24th is another chance for your introduction to skate skiing. You know you have been wanting to. Now you have no excuse with the help of MBSEF and Pine Mountains Sports you’ll get the instruction to get you off and skating.
A morning group lesson for beginning skate skiers led by our friends at MBSEF. Meet at Pine Mountain Sports by 9am. We’ll all ride up together in the MBSEF van to the Mt Bachelor Nordic Center, and our MBSEF instructor will guide us thru the basics of skate skiing. No skate ski experience is needed but we’ll expect that you’ve been on skis before. This lesson covers some good skate ski learning drills and contains useful tips…
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.
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,…
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.
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,…
It appears this is the real deal and there’s a lot of red on this NOAA forecast for Mt. Bachelor. This is a strong winter weather pattern and we are going to see feet piling up in the high country and accumulations in the lower parts of Central Oregon too. With a deficit of powder skiing this season so far there may be some pent up demand for getting out there. Check out the “Featured Video” about staying safe on the drive to Mt. Bachelor or Hoodoo and remember it only saves minutes of total travel time when putting it in race mode. ‘Slow Down and Enjoy The Ride’ and everyone will get there safely and have…
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.
A morning group lesson for beginning skate skiers led by our friends at MBSEF. Meet at Pine Mountain Sports by 9am. We’ll all ride up together in the MBSEF van to the Mt Bachelor Nordic Center, and our MBSEF instructor will guide us thru the basics of skate skiing. No skate ski experience is needed but we’ll expect that you’ve been on skis before. This lesson covers some good skate ski learning drills and contains useful tips for beginning/intermediate skate skiers as well. More INFO HERE.
Friday January 10th. Lesson length is approx 90 minutes, and we are usually back to town by around noon.
You’ll need to provide your own skate gear (which can be rented at Pine…
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…
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.