• Fly and Field University: Summer Steelhead with Dave Merrick

    Posted on in category Fishing

    With summer flying by, it is almost time to switch out that trout gear for your steelhead gear. Join us at the shop August 13th, for an educational series on steelhead fishing in Central Oregon. Join Dave Merrick, as he chats about steelhead, the gear, and the techniques we use while pursuing steelhead. Dave has decades of experience on the Lower Deschutes River and has plenty of knowledge to share! Be sure to bring your own chair! We will have the cold beer. See you there!  More INFO HERE!

    When: Tuesday Aug 13

    Where: Cabin 22 Bend

  • Dirt Divas Women’s MTB Ride Aug 12th

    Posted on in category Biking

    Another Dirt Divas women’s mountain bike ride Monday Aug 12th, 5:30pm from Pine Mountain Sports. These are great free group rides put on the awesome Pine Mountain Sports crew.  All skill levels welcomed. More INFO HERE.

    Ride to the trails from Pine Mountain Sports with the Dirt Divas Ambassadors on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month. The Dirt Divas Women’s MTB Rides leave you with no excuses! Meet and ride with other women mountain bikers in a fun, low-pressure setting. Increase your comfort level on the bike while getting familiar with our trail system. Beginners are welcome! We divide into groups based on skill and speed and nobody is left behind. Each group will have a…

  • 8-9-19 Backyard Bend Weekend Weather

    Posted on in category Positive News

    We are in for some wild weather over the next 48 hours. Here’s the forecast for the weekend. Cheers!

  • Redline Flow Trail Opening Saturday

    Posted on in category Biking

    The word is that Mt. Bachelor’s new Redline Flow Trail is opening Saturday Aug 10th and it is kind of a game changer. This trail has been in the works since last summer and it’s finally ready for the public. We will be there to find out how it rides and bring that information to you next week. In the meantime, get ready by checking out this little edit to get you stoked.

  • Fox Walk + Owl Eyes - Kids Nature Hike

    Posted on in categories Event , Hiking , Positive News

    We have some really awesome non-profits doing great things in Central Oregon. Things like; educating our kiddos how to respect, care for and interact with our natural places. We just posted a new “Featured Video” about loving Bend to death. The Deschutes Land Trust is actually doing something positive by providing educational events like this one. This event is for children to learn how to enter and interact with the natural places and we can’t think of a better way to positively affect the user impact issues in our wild and natural places than to educate the next generation.  More INFO HERE.

    When: Saturday August 10th 10am – 1230pm

    Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Susan Prince…

  • 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

    Justin Yax, DVA Advertising & PR, 541-389-2411,
    Beverly Lucas, OCUSA, 458-292-7550, 

    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…

  • After Work: Group MTB Ride By Pine Mountain Sports

    Posted on in categories Biking , Event , Travel & Adventure

    Pine Mountain Sports does an incredible job with engaging events like this.  Meet up after work at Pine Mountain Sports for a fun and social mountain bike ride for guys and gals of all abilities!  More INFO HERE!

    When: Wednesday Aug 7th

    Where: Pine Mountain Sports, 255 SW Century Dr.

    We’ll pedal to the trails from the shop and divide into groups based on riding levels . Each group will have a ride leader and a designated sweep, and decide its route and ride time based on everybody’s needs. We’ll all wait for each other and regroup at each trail intersection. All abilities are welcome and nobody is left behind.

    Trek, Juliana, and Santa Cruz mountain demo bikes are…

  • Anthony Lakes Mountain Bike Festival

    Posted on in categories Biking , Event

    Are you looking to get out of Central Oregon this weekend? Head east for the Anthony Lakes Mountain Bike Festival and enjoy a road trip to Eastern Oregon, less people, some great riding at Anthony Lakes Resort and a nice gathering of people. More INFO HERE!

    When: Saturday Aug 3, 11am-3pm.

    Where: Anthony Lakes Resort 

    GUIDED RIDES: There will be guided rides for everyone, as well as a skills park for the littles.

    LIFT-ACCESSED RIDING: The Rock Garden chair will turn for lift-accessed riding, so you can lap the Broadway Flow Trail to your heart’s content! ($20 all day or $8 one ride. ALMR season passholders get $5 off)!

    LIVE MUSIC: Hood River’s Greenneck Daredevils will be rocking…

  • Trans-Cascadia Trail Work Party

    Posted on in categories Biking , Event

    Join Dan, Alex and Cal from Pine Mountain Sports – along with a huge crew of Trans-Cascadia volunteers – in the Gifford-Pinchot Forest in Washington (North of Hood River) for several days of tough and rewarding trail work. This is a multi-day work party Aug 1 – 4. More INFO HERE!

    Our friends from Northwest Trail Alliance, Cowlitz-Naches Chapter: Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance, Washington Trails Association, Freehub Media and Santa Cruz Bikes will be in attendance and we’ll be collaborating with the Backcountry Horsemen of Washington – Lewis County Chapter on a big project that weekend. This will be a great community building opportunity, with hikers, horse riders, and mountain bikers all working together on trails. And this is…

  • 2019 Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo

    Posted on in category Event


    It’s the 100th anniversary of the Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo! July 31- August 4, 2019.
    Lots of events and fun.

    * Fair opens at 10 a.m. daily
    * NPRA Rodeo performance: Wednesday-Saturday nights at 6:30 p.m. FREE with Fair admission
    *Special new performance of Freestyle Bullfighting, Sunday at 1pm in the Juniper Arena.
    * Concerts: Wednesday-Saturday nights of Fair at 7:00 p.m. FREE with Fair admission & concert pass.
    Collective Soul: July 31
    Old Dominion: August 1
    Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: August 2
    Michael Ray: August 3



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