Posted by: Kelly
July 26, 2011 |
Having a destination wedding is one of the best ways to share this special occasion with all your family and friends. FivePine offers so many wonderful “things to do” without having to leave the property. This allows everyone to spend quality time together for a few days rather than just a quick conversation at the reception. The kids can play in the pool, go to a fun movie, or play lawn games. The girls can spend the day at the spa, getting pampered and relaxed. The boys can play golf or have fun on the Micro-Brewery Tour along the Bend Ale Trail. The family can enjoy a relaxing...
Posted by: Kelly
July 11, 2011 |
This past 4th of July weekend we had a wonderful wedding with an amazing bride and groom. Kimberly Kay captured some amazing moments . . .
"Katherine and Todd were married on a gorgeously sunny day at Five Pine Lodge, in Sisters, Oregon, where deer could be seen within the Ponderosa pine forest.
I got some wonderful photographs of Katherine donning her cream, strapless gown while Chris photographed Todd preparing for the ceremony. The theme of the day was Western-style elegance. Katherine wore cowboy boots with her dress and Todd topped his classic black suit with a cowboy hat. As Katherine...
The nice thing about climbing Black Butte is that the road puts you halfway up the mountain before you have to start walking. What would be an eight-mile round trip from the base becomes a four-mile round trip – which is doable between breakfast and lunch, or between lunch and dinner. Or, like my hike recently, between dinner and dark.
It takes only half an hour to reach the Black Butte trailhead from Sisters – which was fortunate because the sun was already dropping toward the cloudy horizon. The gravel road up the Butte is in good condition. Only the last half-mile or so require a bit of obstacle-dodging...