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Bend Family Mountain Bike Tour
"Start your mountain bike adventure at the tour office in Bend where you'll be fitted with a rental bike and helmet. Then take a shuttle to the biking trail chosen by your guide for a low-intensity ride customized for beginner mountain bikers.You’ll cover an approximate 6- to 12-mile (9.7- to 19.3-km) route in a depending on your group’s technique and ability level. Expect mostly flat terrain with some gradual uphill climbs and easy descents that allow you to safely improve your skills.As you ride down singletrack and doubletrack trails through ponderosa pin enjoy a relaxed pace and stop when you want to rest refuel with healthy snacks and take photos. Your guide can carry your camera and gives you a water bottle to keep after the ride.At the end of the tour you'll ride back to the office for provided Deschutes Brewery beer and Humm kombucha.Please note rider skill levels in the ""Special Requirements"" field at time of booking for your customized experience. Failure to provide this informa
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Bend Half Day Mountain Bike Tour
"With hundreds of miles of world-class singletrack just outside of town Bend is a prime mountain-biking destination in Central Oregon. This morning or afternoon adventure offers mountain bikers a personalized tour in a small group of like-minded enthusiasts.From the tour office in Bend get suited up with a bike rental and helmet before riding a shuttle to the trailhead. Your guide selected route will include a variety of trails such as the well-known Phil’s Trail system and can include fast cornering never ending singletrack and technical features with rocks and exposure.Ride at a moderate pace with some short breaks for healthy snacks and photo ops and experience an exhilarating fast-flowing descent as you shred down the trail. Your guide is available to help you improve your riding skills by going over some skills during your ride.At the end of the tour you'll ride back to the office where you can refuel with provided Deschutes Brewery beer and Humm kombucha.Note: Before booking
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Private Tour: Mt Hood and Columbia River Gorge Day Trip from Portland
"Your private day trip begins with pickup from your downtown Portland hotel in the morning. Relax in the comfort of a luxury vehicle as you travel along the Historic Columbia River Highway through the Columbia River Gorge and around Mt Hood all while enjoying views of mountain vistas and spectacular waterfalls including the second-tallest perennial waterfall in the US Multnomah Falls.Along the way your expert guide will stop to lead you on several nature walks to give you an appreciation of the pristine Pacific Northwest landscape. Be sure to have your camera ready as you hike along easy trails suitable for every kind of adventurer. As you continue driving east
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Climb Fort Rock: Part 5

During my descent, I shot pictures of the unique desert vegetation that lives in this harsh environment. In rock pockets out of reach, birds nest on the mountain. I also climbed past the overhang on...
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Climb Fort Rock: Part 3

I had to take some care in climbing the vertical reaches of the highest part of Fort Rock. The heavily eroded and colorful lichen encrused rock is sometimes sharp, sometimes slippery, and not...
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Climb Fort Rock: Part 2

After reaching the inside overhang, where the water erosion is very appear, providing some shelter for indigenous inhabitants centuries ago, I could view back to the town of Fort Rock. I continued to...
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Climb Fort Rock: Part 1

The crown shape of the Fort Rock is heavily eroded on the southern side, where the water and wind erosion was greatest. From the southeast corner, where the parking lot is located, there are various...
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Pioneer Village Buildings: Area 6

The Sunset School, built in 1912, was constructed from two homestead buildings placed end to end. By 1929, declining population forced a reorganization and move, and by 1936 the Fort Rock District was...
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Pioneer Village Buildings: Area 5

The Belletable House is perhaps the finest home in the Fort Rock Village, having been built by a relatively wealthy French immigrant family in 1914. Alex Belletable donated the land for the St. Rose...
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Pioneer Village Buildings: Area 4

In 1912, Britt and Glenn Webster, and their 6 year old son, Carl, moved to Fort Rock and built this cabin. The Websters were successful livestock ranchers and lived their whole lives in Fort Rock...
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Pioneer Village Buildings: Area 3

Worship within Fort Rock was tradionally done in homes, but conflict between the Protestants and Catholics resulted in the construction of St. Rose of Lima Church, the only dedicated church building...
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Pioneer Village Buildings: Area 2

The Menkenmaier and Penrose families moved from the lush Williamette Valley in 1909. George Menkenmaier built this log cabin in 1910 and married Hazel Penrose in 1914. Dr. Thom delivered their two...
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Pioneer Village Buildings: Area 1

The Museum serves as entrance to the enclosed village of salvaged pioneer buildings. From the museum, the guide sheet starts on the east, or left side, and works clockwise. The Stratton House (1912)...
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Visit the Ghost Town Musem

The museum at Fort Rock is well worth the visit. Inside is a small but significant collection of extremely rare artifacts produced by native Americans thousands of years ago, and found recently within...
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Fort Rock Pioneer Cemetary: Pioneer Tombstones

Near the Fort Rock peak parking lot there is an interesting small barren desert cemetary with an interesting mixture of pioneer and recent tombstones. These are images of grave markers from the...
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Visit Fort Rock Mountain: Background Info

Fort Rock is protected as part of an Oregon state park. Follow the signs in the town of Fort Rock to the parking lot. At the parking lot is a series of diagrams that inform about the volcanic origins...
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Climb Fort Rock: Part 4

After reaching the peak, I was able to shoot several pictures that captured the crown shape of this marvelous geological wonder.
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"High Desert Ghost Town with Geological Oddity"
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