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Local's Guide to

The West

California • Nevada • Oregon • Washington

The Sierra Nevada Mountains and Cascade Range span from Mexico to Canada and include some of the most stunning landscapes and great mountain towns. Learn more about what to do and what’s happening in the mountains of California, Oregon and Washington.

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Past Events › West

March 2020

Gunbarrel 25 2020 – Heavenly

March 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Free
Snowboarder with bright yellow jacket making toe side turn at Heavenly Mountain

Gunbarrel 25 2020 (conditions permitting) If endurance is your pursuit, don’t miss out on the 17th annual Gunbarrel 25 2020!…

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April 2020

Neff Beach Bash 2020 – Bear Mountain

April 4, 2020 - April 5, 2020

Neff Beach Bash Event Details What: Did someone say Beach Bash? How Much: FREE with a lift ticket.   Grab…

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Oregon Splitfest 2020

April 10, 2020 @ 12:00 am - April 12, 2020 @ 12:00 am
Tilly Jane A-Frame Mt Hood, OR 97041 United States + Google Map
$30
sunny day at Mt Hood Oregon

Make new touring partners, discuss gear, try a new route on the north side of Hood, enjoy a beverage and…

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May 2020

30th Annual Cushing Crossing 2020 – Squaw Valley

May 2, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free
Squaw Valley Cushing Crossing Tahoe best pond skim spring skiing

The 30th Annual Cushing Crossing 2020 edition is the best event of the spring season for Squaw Valley / Alpine…

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Gerry Lopez Big Wave Challenge 2020 – Mt Bachelor

May 8, 2020 @ 9:00 am - May 10, 2020 @ 1:30 pm
Free
Grassroots Snowboard Contest Mt Bachelor Ski Resort

Mt. Bachelor holds this one-of-a-kind event inspired by none other than legendary surfer and Mt. Bachelor Ambassador, Gerry Lopez -…

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Reno River Festival 2020

May 9, 2020 @ 9:00 am - May 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
Free
Reno River Festival 2011 best whitewater kayak races Lake Tahoe Nevada Truckee River

The Reno River Festival 2020 edition is an outdoor celebration held in Wingfield Park in downtown Reno. It officially kicks…

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Selco Pole Pedal Paddle – Bend 2020

May 16, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Free
nordic skiing segment at Mt Bachelor for the Pole Pedal Paddle Bend race

The Selco Pole Pedal Paddle is the largest of all the PPP events in North America and maybe the world!…

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Made in Tahoe Festival – Squaw Valley

May 23, 2020 @ 11:00 am - May 24, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Best Via Ferrata in the United States Squaw Valley California

Made in Tahoe Festival celebrates all things local. The Village at Squaw Valley will host a wide array of offerings…

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September 2020

Grinduro 2020

September 12, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mt Shasta Ski Park, 4500 Ski Park Hwy
McCloud, CA 96057 United States
+ Google Map
Grinduro grand fondo cycling event in California on a fall day

In short, Grinduro 2020 edition is just what the name suggests: Gravel Road Race + Mountain Bike-Style Enduro = one…

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April 2021

Boarding 4 Breast Cancer Tahoe 2021

April 3
Sierra-at-Tahoe, 1111 Sierra-At-Tahoe Rd
Twin Bridges, CA 95735 United States
+ Google Map
$25
Sierra at Tahoe Chip Shot South Lake Tahoe Adult Hot Cocoa

I still remember at a young age reading about all the unique snowboard events that happened out West. Being in…

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