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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.

News & Notes from Ski Towns in the West

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Past Events › West

April 2020

Oregon Splitfest 2020

April 10 @ 12:00 am - April 12 @ 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 @ 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 @ 9:00 am - May 10 @ 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 @ 9:00 am - May 10 @ 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 @ 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 @ 11:00 am - May 24 @ 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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July 2020

Northwest Cup 2020 – Stevens Pass

July 31 @ 8:00 am - August 2 @ 6:00 pm
Stevens Pass Ski Area, Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, US-2
Skykomish, WA 98288 United States
+ Google Map

The NW Cup (or Northwest Cup) is one of our favorite mountain bike racing series in the US. In its…

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September 2020

Grinduro 2020

September 12 @ 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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Northwest Cup 2020 – Port Angeles

September 18 @ 8:00 am - September 20 @ 6:00 pm
Dry Hill, 82-, 492 Walkabout Way
Port Angeles, WA 98363 United States
+ Google Map
best Mountain Bike Racing Series in the US Washington Mountain Biking mud

The NW Cup (or Northwest Cup) is one of our favorite mountain bike racing series in the US. The Port…

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October 2020

Northwest Cup 2020 – Championship

October 9 @ 8:00 am - October 11 @ 6:00 pm
Dry Hill, 82-, 492 Walkabout Way
Port Angeles, WA 98363 United States
+ Google Map
best Mountain Bike Racing Series in the US Washington Mountain Biking mud

To wrap things up, the NW Cup (or Northwest Cup), one of our favorite mountain bike racing series in the…

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