• Mt. Bachelor 60th Anniversary Party $3 Lift Tickets To Ride Red Chair Copy

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    Mt. Bachelor will celebrate its 60th anniversary on Wednesday Dec 19th with lift ticket prices from 1958.  $3 lift tickets to ride the oldest lift on the mountain, Red Chair. All Red Chair ticket purchases will be donated to Protect Our Winters, and you will be automatically entered into a raffle to win some great prizes later in the afternoon!  More INFO HERE!

    Make sure to swing into West Village Lodge to get some deliciously inexpensive food items to replicate what prices were like in 1958. We’ll also have some great old school drink specials going on at Clearing Rock Bar.

    We’ll be popping bottles at 3 p.m. in the West Village Lodge for a toast, the big raffle,…

  • World Snow Roundup and North American Weekly Weather Outlook

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    Have you been to our weather pages? We think they are a great single source for all the links and cams you need to evaluate the weather for your outings. is a great resource for Mt. Bachelor and other ski resorts with snowfall forecast, temps, freezing levels, snow maps and more. 

    In this post we have provided their North American Weather Outlook HERE. This is an overview of the coming week weather outlook and can help if you’re chasing pow.  It’s looking pretty good for Central Oregon!!! You can also see their  WORLD SNOW ROUNDUP HERE.

    So grab your coffee and hit up the weather page each morning to know before you go. 

  • Rake It In for Parkraker!

    Posted on in categories Event , Skiing & Snowboarding

    WHAT: A charity event to help our good friend Pat Malendoski who is battling brain cancer. He spent over 20 years creating pipes, parks, and other snow obstacles so we all could have fun in the snow. Now it’s time to give back to someone who has given so much to us all. MORE INFO HERE!

    December 14, 2018 at Boneyard Beer Pub from 8PM – close. Entry is free and live music by Shout the People.

    Charitable Donations will enter you into a prize drawing
    Donation suggestion: $20 per entry
    Advanced Donations: will be accepted at Boneyard Pub and all 3 Tokyo Starfish locations starting Monday, 12/3.
    Event Donations: Donations will…

  • Uphill Etiquette At Mt. Bachelor

    Posted on in category Skiing & Snowboarding

    We are all very fortunate Mt. Bachelor continues to provide uphill access to the Central Oregon skiing community. With increased use it is important for the uphill community to understand the policies and etiquette while using the uphill routes at Mt. Bachelor so everyone can continue to enjoy access to this safe and controlled environment. Please help spread the word that this is a privilege provided by Mt. Bachelor and help educate those who may not know the proper etiquette while using the routes.

    Familiarize yourself with the uphill policies on the Mt. Bachelor website. Check the new kiosk located on Leeway for current information. Use only the defined uphill routes when they are open. Follow closures and stay…

  • Meet Erik Hostetler

    Posted on in category Travel & Adventure

    Erik Hostetler is our featured artist this month and he is an accomplished photographer now living in Bend. We are so pleased to feature his work as it captures the sublime beauty of Oregon and rad winter riding here in Central Oregon. His photos of Oregon waterfalls are absolutely stunning.  He is the real deal.  We have some of his winter shots on the homepage banner and you can find him at or on Instagram at @brofoto

  • 2018 Bend Christmas Parade

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    The snow arrived just in time for Bend’s annual Christmas parade. Today Saturday Dec 1st downtown starting at 12pm. Come out and enjoy this long local tradition. Happy Holidays and have a great weekend.

  • Mt. Bachelor Operating Status For Friday Nov 30th

    Posted on in category Skiing & Snowboarding

    With all the new snow it looks like Mt. Bachelor is opening more lifts starting tomorrow Friday Nov 30. Here is the official statement from their conditions page. Here’s a quick look at the today’s webcam at Pine Marten. It’s On!

    After receiving nearly 12″ of new snow this week, we are thrilled to reopen on Friday, November 30 for daily operations going forward. We’ll be staging out of our West Village base area with skiing initially offered from the Sunrise, Skyliner and Sunshine lifts. Pine Marten lift is on standby for a possible weekend opening (we have a more snow-moving to do to shore up the wind-scoured areas at the top), and if it cannot open, then Rainbow will…

  • Blizzard Of Aahhh's Giveaways

    Posted on in categories Event , Film , Skiing & Snowboarding

    Join us tomorrow evening, Wednesday Nov 28th at The Tower Theater for the Blizzard Of Aahhh’s 30th Anniversary Tour. Our previous post explains the film and the guys who made it that will be there, but we wanted you to know about the great giveaways happening too.

    The Grand Prize is a 2-night trip to Squaw Valley April 10th to ski with the Blizzard crew and Johnny Moseley plus attendance to the special VIP party for the finale screening event.

    You can also win skis, ski boots, clothing and other schwag. So come on out for a fun night of ski film nostalgia and stoke.

    Presented by us, Backyard Bend and our friends Tokyo Starfish, Goodlife Brewing,

  • 30th Anniversary Tour of 'Blizzard Of Ahhhs' At The Tower Copy

    Posted on in category Film

    Wednesday November 28th, Tokyo StarfishBackyardBend, and GoodLife Brewing present a very special evening as the most popular ski movie of all time, The Blizzard of AAHHH’s, turns thirty!    MORE INFO HERE!

    Join Producer/Director Greg Stump, ski heroes Scot Schmidt & Mike Hattrup for this once in a life time event. After the show, Q&A with the stars about the movie, its game changing impact, their take on the future of snow sports and more.

    There’ll be craft beer from GoodLife Brewing. Plus prizes and surprises from your friends at Tokyo Starfish and Backyardbend.

    Don’t miss this very special evening with Scot Schmidt, Mike Hattrup, & Greg Stump live for the 30th Anniversary…

  • Winter Arrives

    Posted on in categories Skiing & Snowboarding , Travel & Adventure

    Winter will finally arrive to Central Oregon this over the holiday weekend. This is great for skiing, snowboarding and other snow activities and will mean winter driving conditions.  Keep up on the weather on our Bend/Bachelor weather page with forecast links, Mt. Bachelor web cams, and ODOT cams all in one place for you to easily assess what Mother Nature is throwing at us all over Central Oregon. is showing up to two (2) feet of new snow in the mountains heading our way. Be prepared and be safe out there this holiday weekend and enjoy winter. Happy Thanksgiving!!!

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