Ready for your next feat of endurance and strength? Try running on a sea of snow.
For thousands of years, humans have been known for their inventive minds — crafting tools to perform tasks more efficiently, observing nature and finding inspiration.
It's still too muddy to ride some of Central Oregon's trails, but in the meantime, Bend becomes a gathering point for trail builders from all over
It's a busy time of year for trail builders all over North America.
Central Oregonian Ari DeLashmutt recalls his experiences in the void
For many Central Oregonians, these are experiences that make life worth living: Skiing down the steep slopes of a mountain, trees going by at high speeds, letting gravity guide you with each turn through the snow.
Spring is nearing, and for passionate cyclists it couldn't come sooner
Whether you're an enthusiast or even a professional, pedaling on a bike has been particularly challenging this winter.
The Source's outdoor writer packs in—and out—of a local backcountry
cabin... but he's not gonna tell you which one.
The Source's crack team tries curling
It was just a few weeks ago when members of the Bend Curling Club added a new listing to our calendar, looking to boost the numbers for their club, which meets several times a week at The Pavilion in Bend.
After a lifetime of elite racing, Adam Craig's next big challenge
Early one morning, a friend and I agreed to meet at Mt. Bachelor for some sweet turns.
Tumalo Creek's winter offerings can help kayakers prep for the raging rivers ahead
It all started last summer when my father proposed we paddle across the Columbia River at its leanest constriction, between Rowena and Lyle, to the mouth of the Klickitat River.
Racing for beer, bragging rights or a national championship. Take your pick
If you're into a wintry round of golf, the River's Edge Golf Course in the heart of Bend is one of the places to do it. And in 2016 and 2017, it's also the place for world-class cross country runners to show their chops in what's proved to be a fairly challenging run on the fairway.
Three generations; one new outdoor activity.
Thanks to an amazing invention called Google Analytics, we here at the Source Weekly know our audience goes way beyond millennials. Our readers are moms, dads, grandparents, teens and youth, in addition to young adults.
Seeing Central Oregon from a helicopter offers a peek at our winter wonderland in a way no ski lift can muster
Editor's note: The online version of this story has been updated from the print version. Details regarding "landing near Broken Top" have been removed.