• Womxn in Conservation: Stories, Wisdom + Career Paths

    Posted on in categories Event , Travel & Adventure

    Join Central Oregon Womxn in Conservation for our October meeting at the Environmental Center on Tuesday, October 15th from 5:30pm-7pm. More INFO HERE.

    We’ll start the evening with a little networking. At 6pm, enjoy several short presentations by amazing womxn sharing their career stories, lessons they’ve learned, and advice for others. Then, we’ll have a Q&A panel with our speakers.

    Beverages and light snacks will be provided.

  • Fly and Field University - Off Season Fishin' Holes with Griff Marshall

    Posted on in categories Event , Fishing , River

    There is great fishing in the fall in Central Oregon, you just have to know where to go. This workshop is Tuesday October 15th at Fly and Field Outfitters in Bend. More INFO HERE.

    Typically one of the busiest educational events of the year, this is one you do not want to miss! As many can imagine, Griff spends most of his summer guiding, while the offseason is his treasured time to chase fish around Central Oregon. Unfortunately, many of the fisheries we frequent in the summer are closed. So, you have to get creative with angling opportunities at times. Grab a spot at one of our last Fly and Field University events of the year!

  • MBSEF Skyliners Ski Swap

    Posted on in categories Event , Skiing & Snowboarding

    It’s time for the annual MBSEF Ski Swap. Saturday October 12th you can find some great deals on winter gear and get your stoke on for winter. The MBSEF swap has been a long tradition in Bend.

    Best place to sell, buy anything winter sports related.
    For more info go to http://www.mbsef.org/events/skyliners-winter-sports-swap

  • Bend Film Festival Presents 'Ski Bum: The Warren Miller Story'

    Posted on in categories Film , Skiing & Snowboarding

    Thursday October 10th. The documentary of legendary ski filmmaker, Warren Miller screens at the Bend Film Festival.  Ski legend Dan Egan is scheduled to attend.  More INFO HERE.

    Based on a 2018 interview the 93-year-old Miller gave shortly before his death at his Orcas Island home, Ski Bum explores the techniques used by the veteran filmmaker, who also served as cinematographer, editor, producer — and often live narrator — of his films. Using interviews with famous daredevil skiers, never-before-seen outtakes, and home movies, Ski Bum is a must-see for any ripper or shredder forever in search of the gnarliest powder.

    For decades, the ski season didn’t really begin until the latest spectacular skiing film was released by Warren Miller…

  • Group MTB Night Ride With Pine Mountain Sports

    Posted on in categories Biking , Event

    Have you ever ridden mountain bike trails in the dark? It’s the best! The popular Pine Mountain Sports group mountain bike night ride leaves from the store this Wednesday Oct 9 at 530pm.  There are a limited number of spots so you’ll need to RSVP.

    This free, guided night ride is open to all riders and will require the use of a good lighting system – both headlight and taillight. Pine Mountain Sports will offer a limited number of Bontrager Ion 700 demo headlights that can be reserved for the evening, Meet at 5P if you have reserved a light, depart at 5:30P. We pedal from the store.

    RSVP required; 12 riders maximum.

    Despite this Facebook invite you’ll need to…

  • Enjoy The Weekend

    Posted on in category Travel & Adventure

    The weather looks sunny and the temps a little more normal this weekend. We hope you get out and enjoy #backyardbend. We recently got out for photo shoot after the recent snow storms and the Cascades did not disappoint. You can see more of these images on our Instagram feed and the featured video on the homepage. Have a great weekend.

  • Volunteer Information Night: Deschutes National Forest October 17th

    Posted on in categories Event , Travel & Adventure

    There are lots of opportunities to volunteer with the US Forest Service and help our public lands and it’s a great way to get outside.

    The Deschutes National Forest in partnership with Discover Your Forest, is hosting a Volunteer Information Night on Thursday, October 17th, 2019. We will offer information to members of the public interested in assisting with educational programs at Mt. Bachelor and other locations on the Forest during the 2019-2020 Winter season.

    The Volunteer Information Night will be held on October 17th, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Deschutes National Forest headquarters: 63095 Deschutes Market Road in Bend. The event is focused on recruiting volunteers to serve as winter interpretive rangers and winter conservation education…

  • Wild & Scenic Film Festival

    Posted on in category Film

    Bend has really developed a great film scene and this is film festival is a becoming a great tradition. It supports brings the wild and scenic outdoor community together, it helps local advocacy for our wild places, and it’s FUN! Friday October 4th.

    Come see where epic adventure and environmental advocacy meet at the Oregon Natural Desert Association’s 12th annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival. Join us for an evening of short films showcasing our earth’s natural wonders, feats of courage and athleticism, and the amazing stories of activists working to protect our environment. More INFO HERE!

    Catch one of two screenings: Friday October 4th.

    Matinee: Doors 3:30pm | Show 4:30pm | $15 general admission | $11* students

  • Last Frontier Heliskiing Season Preview At Pine Mountain Sports

    Posted on in categories Event , Skiing & Snowboarding

    You have thought of it for a long time. It’s number one on your bucket list. Yes, Heli-Skiing in British Columbia is the ultimate snow enthusiasts dream. Join Last Frontier Heli Skiing at Pine Mountain Sports for an informational and stoke inspiring night to learn about how you can make your dream a reality. More INFO HERE.

    When: Tuesday Oct 1st 6pm

    Where: Pine Mountain Sports Bend, Oregon

  • History Wander Hosted By The Deschutes Land Trust

    Posted on in categories Event , Hiking , Travel & Adventure

    This Thursday October 3rd Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Carol Wall for a history wander around Camp Polk Meadow Preserve. Explore the starring role that Camp Polk played in the history of Central Oregon as one of the original stopping places on the Santiam Wagon Road. Admire the craftsmanship of the Hindman barn (one of Deschutes County’s oldest structures) and imagine what living in the Hindman house would have been like for the Hindman family. Registration is required and opens 1 month prior to the event. More INFO HERE.

    Hike Rating: This is an easy, less than 1-mile walk on a gravel trail. Portions will be off trail through a grassy meadow.