It’s that time of year. Finally. Come experience and share the stoke with kindred souls this Wednesday and Thursday evenings as Powderwhore Productions present Elevation, a backcountry film which many in the know are saying is their finest effort yet. Showings are this Wednesday at 8pm at Next Adventure and Thursday at 7 & 9pm at McMenamins Kennedy School. Both raffles benefit Snowrider Project. Thursday we will raffle ON3P skis, Cilo Gear Packs, Voodoo Doughnut gift certificates, Patagonia soft goods and more. Enough said. See the trailer for yourself:
Please join us Sunday, September 15 at Timberline Lodge’s Salmon River parking lot for the 3rd annual Salmon Headwaters Cleanup. Sign-in begins at 9:30am and cleanup of The Salmon River Headwaters begins promptly at 10:00am.
All participants except the Portland Mountain Rescue crew will head down canyon. Pack gloves, water, snacks, warm layers and sunscreen. Be prepared for alpine weather contingencies. We will provide coffee, doughnuts, garbage bags and an after party, sponsored by Terminal Gravity Brewing, at Charlie’s Mountain View in Govy afterwards.
The day’s schedule is as follows:
9:00-9:45am Sign in and gather at Timberline’s Salmon River parking lot
10:00am-1:00(ish)pm give the Salmon River headwaters a good scrubbing
1:15pm reconvene at the Salmon lot for a group photo
2:00pm after party at Charlie’s Mountain View in Goverment Camp
Thank you in advance to our partners Portland Mountain Rescue, The US Forest Service, Timberline Lodge, Black Diamond, Voodoo Doughnut, Resource Revival, Mt. Hood Roasters, The Sandy River Watershed Council, Charlie’s Mountain View and participants.
Tickets are $25 at the door or $20 when purchased in advance here.
Join us next Tuesday at Mt. Hood Ski Bowl for the second and final Tele Tuesday of the season. The Mountain Shop will provide unlimited alpine touring and telemark demos the proceeds of which benefit The Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center and there will be a telemark freestyle competition in the upper bowl. Pints of Terminal Gravity pale ale will be served in the a-frame which is the last building on the left as you approach the lower bowl chairlift.
See you Tuesday!
Powderwhore Productions returns to Stumptown this Thursday for 2 shows, 7 & 9 PM, of their latest film ‘Choose Your Adventure’ at NE Portland’s Kennedy School.
Despite the underwhelming winter of 2011-2012 the Powderwhores were able to make make the most of conditions at home and abroad with visits to Cerro Castillo, Chile; La Grave, France; the Antarctic Peninsula; Svalbard, Norway; Mount Foraker Alaska; British Columbia and, of Course, The Wasatch Mountains.
Snowrider will conduct it’s annual raffle of cool geat including a Mt. Hood Fusion Pass, Black Diamond Skis, Patagonia outerwear, Gerber Knives and more.
See you Thursday!
Michael G. Halle
Saturday our volunteer crew was greeted at Timberline by a clear and mostly windless Autumn day. We gathered, hauled and bagged roughly 4,000 pounds-or 2 tons-of trash, metal and pvc in the Salmon River headwaters. Thank you to all our volunteers and partners: Portland Mountain Rescue, Timberline Lodge, The US Forest Service, The Sandy River Basin Watershed Council, She Jumps, Stone Brewing, Charlie’s Mountain View, Voodoo Doughnuts, Mt. Hood Coffee Roasters, Steven Lenhart Photography, Nike and Next Adventure.