Monthly Archives: November 2010

Volunteer on the slopes with Oregon Adaptive Sports


Powderhound Wrap-Up

The Pine Mountain Sports Family wants to send out a big THANK YOU to all the people that made our 2010 Powderhound Preview such a huge success.

In a time when Bend is still not financially stable, our community pulled together and raised more money than any other Powderhound has. Thats just awesome. We are just happy to be the ones who get to organize the event, but it’s truely the community who makes the Powderhound Preview work.

Mt. Bachelor’s Telemark Evolution Series

Mt. Bachelor is bringing back their popular Telemark Evolution Series for the 2010/2011 season. The day long clinics are all about progression and are open to any ability level. These lessons are prefect for both new and first time tele skiers, as well as more advanced skiers who are looking to push themselves to the next level. The dates are Saturday Dec 18th, January 22nd and February 26th (women’s specific clinic).

Learn How to Tune and Wax Your Skis: Free Clinic

The first recorded instruction for ski wax application was probably given by Johannes Scheffer in Argentoratensis Lapponiæ (History of Lapland) in 1673. He advised skiers to use pine tar pitch and rosin. Over 300 years later Pine Mountain Sports owner Dan McGarigle continues the tradition

Apres Ski Pizza at Pine Mountain

Beginning November 18th, The Pizza Cart, seen throughout the summer at Les Schwab Amphitheater shows, downtown events and local festivals, will set up on the Pine Mountain Sports lawn for daily après ski brick oven pizza. Enjoy favorites like pepperoni, Redmond Smokehouse sage-turkey sausage with Northwest mushrooms and sweet onions, and roasted veggies with feta cheese. Great deals for Pine Mountain Sports customers, Mt. Bachelor pass holders, and COCC students. Receive a discount pizza coupon with every hot wax!

First Annual “Hops for Hope” event-November 20th

Come out to Cascade Lakes Brewery and enjoy some great beer for a great cause. On Saturday, November 20th, Cascade Lakes Brewery will donate $1 out of every beer poured to Oregon Adaptive Sports (OAS). Their mission to provide hope and healing through skiing and other outdoor recreation to those in our community with permanent disabilities is near and dear to our heart. Please join us for a fun evening in support of an amazing organization.

Powderhound After Party!

The super rad folks from are hosting a Powderhound After Party again this year.

Ski for schools tickets now available

Ski for Schools lift tickets are now on sale at Pine Mountains Sports. The tickets are $25 each and are good for one day of skiing at Mt. Bachelor between November 29th and December 3rd. This is a great deal with proceeds going to support local schools. Tickets can be purchased with cash and check only; no credit cards, please.

Black Diamond promotion on now!

The annual Black Diamond ski and boot sale is on now. When the snow is flying, you want to be ready, right? So come in during this sale and save a hundred bucks off of any pair of skis or any pair of boots from Black Diamond. Or, buy skis and boots and save two hundred. And remember Pine Mountain Sports price guarantee. The best prices are here, so get in and get out there!

Active III Soft Shell Jacket from Salomon, a review

Salomon Active III Softshell Jacket
There are so many great features to point out in the Salomon Active III Softshell Jacket, that this might take a while.