12.5 Miles. 7,000 feet. 10 hours 47 minutes.
For the next installment of our Stories Beyond Basecamp Speaker Series, we are excited to present ski-mountaineer and Mountain Shop Ambassador Ben McKinley. Ben will be sharing a story, photos and tips from his latest adventure circumnavigating Mount Hood with a team of other local mountain athletes.
Come on down to Base Camp Brewing Company on May 30th, have a beer, and learn about ski mountaineering on Wy’East!
The Wy’East SkiMo Series wrapped up with the Rams Head Randonee last weekend. Huge thanks to the athletes and community for supporting this series and making it such a success. Check out the results below and head over to Nic Raingsey Photography to see more photos from the race!
Developing the Ski Mountaineering Race Series has been such a joy. Seeing the community come together to grow each race has been truly inspirational. Joy Break on April 1st had wet and windy conditions yet the racers fought on! Take a peak at this video created by Woodrow Hunt to get an idea of the series and… Read More »
Just Right: A Couple’s Trip on the Three Sisters Nordic Traverse Written By: Willie McBride of Wy’East Wolfpack If you’re an passionate outdoor enthusiast who plans to be so into old age, finding a life partner who enjoys equals levels of “roughing it” can be daunting. Even if you do find an eventual match, the… Read More »
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Winter Break is coming and many parents want to get out and enjoy the snow with their kids, but are they ready? Mountain Shop Athlete Ben McKinley (or as many know him as Dad Sherpa) shares his advice on what is the right age to get your kids out and skiing. According to Ben, there… Read More »
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If you don’t already, sign-up to receive updates and information from Ski Oregon for some of the best and up-to-date information on ski conditions in the Oregon area. Their website is: www.skioregon.org Check out the latest report from Monday, Dec 5th below! Powder Alert Good morning skiers and borders. If you haven’t been up riding… Read More »