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Yearly Archives: 2011

Mid July Skiing

On July 14th my buddy and I headed down near Mammoth Lakes and skied the Bloody Couloir. This prominent line towers over Highway 395, and is visible from miles away. Luckily, its north facing, and it holds snow really well.

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July Newsletter – The Sunscreen Issue: Could you do my back?

Our July newsletter features awkward instances of sun lotion application. You know what we’re talking about. Spreading sunscreen on other people’s sweaty skin. Skin often covered with a thick coat of shag. Skin south or north of the universally accepted friend line.

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Casting on the Deschutes

Dan is back at it again, this time with a line or two on the Deschutes (D) river.

“The Salmon fly hatch is certainly in the final chapter on the “D”, as we suspected. We did see Mr. Salmon D. Fly cruising to and fro, but it was not the food of choice for our red-sided friends on the surface.

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Our Resident Fisherman Reports from the Metolius

Dan, our go-to-guy for everything fly fishing, takes a June trip to the Metolius River, and ends up with quite a handful.

“While most people are heading to the Big D, I had to remind myself of that fact and head to a place I call heaven……The Metolius River.

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Casting About: Deschutes Opening Report

It’s here again: fishing season on the Deschutes. The air is still chilly, but the sun’s out and the fish are rising. Our man Dan is a pretty serious fisherman (and that’s not even taking his past life as a professional into account) so when he sends over a report, it’s worth paying attention. Here are his thoughts from his opening weekend on the mystic and wonderful Deschutes.

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A Tiny Day At Jackson Hole

It’s Jackson Hole, in miniature! Well, not really–it’s just tilt shift. This short day-in-the-life video of a ski area is pretty sweet. You can pretend you’re a tiny little shredder, making graceful lines in the powder. Or you can just enjoy the great camerawork and creative presentation.

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Get On The Road To Healthy Skin!

Columbia is proud to be a sponsor of the Skin Cancer Foundation’s (SCF) Road to Healthy Skin Tour. The Tour, now in its fourth year, provides free full-body skin exams by local volunteer dermatologists. We have partnered with SCF since 2008 to help educate consumers how to safely enjoy the outdoors. SCF is the only international organization devoted solely to combating the world’s most common cancer, now occurring at epidemic levels.

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