Tetherow’s Ski & Stay Package Will Get You on the Slopes Quicker

We’ve partnered with Mt. Bachelor to offer the best deal around By Yoko Minoura   Most locals will tell you the key to surviving winter in Central Oregon isn’t staying inside the whole time. Instead, the answer is playing in the snow. As often as possible. And there’s no better way to do that than to ski, snowboard or snowshoe at Mt. Bachelor, Bend’s own mountain. The ski resort – which boasts several terrain parks and a tubing hill along with more than 4,300 skiable acres, according to its website – opened for the winter season the day after Thanksgiving. Unlike other ski resorts, Mt. Bachelor does not provide any onsite lodging. Instead, as it has for several years running, it partners… Read More

The Secrets of the Course: Why Tetherow Closes for the Winter

‘We want to be the best we can be as soon as we can be’ By McKenna Brown   At the beginning of our very mild November, we heard some grumbles from Members that the course had closed too early. If it’s still sunny, shouldn’t we be able to play? It’s not quite that simple, though, as Course Maintenance Supervisor Chris Condon explained. There are many tasks that must be completed before winter hits full force, and those tasks take time. The comfort stations sprinkled throughout the course must be cleaned and shut down, of course, as do The Turn and The Revolving Dog. The course maintenance staff must also cover and secure the bunkers on the course, or else winter… Read More

Tetherow Sommelier Kevin Gilman Makes Picking Holiday Wines a Snap

Whether you’re looking for a red, a white or something bubbly, he’s got you covered By Kevin Gilman   The holidays are a special time of year for spending time with family, eating and drinking. People spend a lot of time looking for that one unique beverage to compliment the meal. But holiday dinners are a feast of diverse foods and ingredients, so picking the ideal beverage to impress your guests and family can be difficult. I picked out a few of my favorite holiday libations that I personally enjoy when the winter holidays roll around. For me the holidays mean celebration, and nothing says celebration like bubbles. Walking into a holiday party with a bottle of small-grower Champagne sets the… Read More