Empowering a community

through creativity… It used to be that you could learn how to express yourself through art in school. With the budget cuts from Federal and State Governments a lot of these programs are phased o...

Bend It

There are many great routes to ski resorts. Some run from the Sea to Sky such as the highway up to Whistler, BC. Then there’s the lake in the sky. Cresting Echo Summit Lake Tahoe consumes th...

Disneyland of Outdoor Recreation

From skiing at Mt. Bachelor, kayaking or standup paddle boarding the Deschutes River, mountain biking, hiking or running on the trails, this little spot known as Bend has it all. There’s pretty much...

ATOC finishes in South Lake

Yesterday, stage 5 of the Amgen Tour of California raced through Tahoe. The men’s course for the day began in Lodi and ended in South Lake Tahoe at the base of Heavenly Ski Resort.  How often doe...

Spring at Bachelor Butte

With the season winding down at ski resorts around the country, it was time to head north to one of our favorite Spring destinations. Why is it one of our favorites you might ask. Easy…two mai...

Is it too early?

Every year more and more “experts” come out with snow predictions for the upcoming season. It seems to get earlier and earlier each year. It’s almost become a competition to see who ...

Mt. Tallac in May

The alarm clock rang out signaling it was five o’clock in the morning. Even though there wasn’t any fresh snow in sight, there was a sense of excitement like it was a powder day. Our plans this mo...

US Bank Pole Pedal Paddle 2016

Since we are up at Mt. Bachelor checking out the mountain and the city of Bend for upcoming posts.  We thought it would be fitting to highlight a unique event coming up in the region.   The U.S. Ba...