Sightings of the Crosswater elk herd have been made only a few rare times this winter, with photos of these majestic creatures even more difficult to capture. However, the herd made an interesting early-morning trip to the northeast corner of our property to pay a visit to our Maintenance staff last week. The words “Think Safety” provide a reminder to our staff members as they exit the barn to work on the golf course, but perhaps the words have a different meaning to the herd looking for shelter from the harsh winter weather…
It only takes a few minutes with Banquet Chef Lucio Garnica to know he is passionate about two subjects; food and reducing Sunriver Resort's carbon footprint. “I want to blow people away. I want to take products from our great local sources, give it an elegant twist, and give our customers something they have never seen at a banquet.”
The Sunriver aiport is featured in the latest issue of Pilot Getaways. The article, written by Erin Willison, points out the many benefits of flying into Sunriver. The airport underwent an extensive $700k re-paving project this past spring and is considered one of the most utilized private airports (public-use) west of the Mississippi.
Fort Funnigan, Sunriver Resort's state certified child care center, was recently enorsed by the Oregon Environmental Council (OEC) as an Eco-Healthy Child Care provider making the facility one of only 1,326 providers throughout the US, Canada, and Australia that serve over 52,314 children.
The latest annual readers survey from Conde Nast Traveller recently voted Sunriver Resort, in Central Oregon, the #36th Best Ski Hotel in North America. The resort has been ranked 13 of 14 years the survey has been running.
Mt. Bachelor, just a quick 20 minute free shuttle ride up the hill, was ranked as the #18 Best Ski Resort in North America….ahead of both Lake Louise and Squaw Valley, CA.
Looking for something different in your Central Oregon vacation? How about dog sledding? Jerry Scdoris and his daughter Rachel (2006 Iditarod racer) operate Trail of Dreams up at Mt. Bachelor - the only commercial dog-sledding operation in Oregon.
After an intense review (and re-review) Sunriver Resort is excited to announce that the Trail Ride Registration Facility (TRR) at the Sunriver Stables has been awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) “Silver Certification” by the United States Green Builders Council (USGBC). This is the second LEED Silver Certification awarded to Sunriver Resort in the last six months. The newly constructed Marina building was granted this honor as well in the fall of 2009.
As resort guests and members at Sunriver Resort enjoyed the holidays, Sunriver experienced winter weather conditions in which love was in the air! On Wednesday, December 30th at Sunriver Resort’s exclusive Crosswater Club, Scott Beard asked Anna Manning to marry him in a candle lit private dining room. Scott is the son of Crosswater Club Members Tony and Dena Beard. Congratulations to Scott and Anna! It is the most wonderful time of the year here at Sunriver Resort!
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