Bringing the Backcountry to the Big City

Making turns at Hoodoo Ski Resort near Sisters, Oregon

Every Central Oregon resident who has strapped on a snowboard or stepped into some skis at Mt. Bachelor realizes how lucky we are to have a world-class ski area so close to home.

Bend resident Tim Neville, world class in his own right as a freelance travel writer for several publications, realizes that too. He deftly writes about Mt. Bachelor and other Central Oregon backcountry adventures in exhilarating detail for this New York Times piece:

Ted Taylor
Ted Taylor
Ted Taylor manages COVA's digital content, media relations, PR and social media. He's an award-winning reporter and editor who has worked in newspaper and televisions newsrooms in Nebraska, Colorado, Arkansas and Oregon. A former assistant golf professional, Ted still loves to sneak in a quick 9, but you're more likely these days to find him on the mountain bike trails when he's not spending time with his family. He's called Bend home for 17 years.