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  • Take it to the Slopes: Where to Ski Near Bend, Oregon

    Take it to the Slopes: Where to Ski Near Bend, Oregon

    By Max Bendis     On our team at Ablis CBD, we have people who are bikers, hikers, joggers, climbers, and skiers, to name a few. We’re athletes, and we love exploring the outdoors. That’s why I’m happy to share my favorite places to ski near Bend, OR, my hometown and where Ablis CBD is based. […]

  • Meet Mckenna Brown: Professional Street Skier and Holistic Health Advocate

    Meet Mckenna Brown: Professional Street Skier and Holistic Health Advocate

    By Ablis CBD  Mckenna Brown started snowboarding—yes, snowboarding, not skiing—when she was six. She didn’t put on a pair of skis until almost five years later, when she and her best friend decided to trade hobbies, just for fun.  “When I was eleven, my best friend and I swapped one day,” said Mckenna. “Ever since […]

  • Why Ablis Loves Living in Bend, Oregon

    Why Ablis Loves Living in Bend, Oregon

    By Ablis CBD  Jim Bendis and Max Bendis founded Ablis CBD in the city of Bend, OR: home to outdoor-loving, creative people like them. Jim settled down in Bend after graduating from University of Oregon in 1983. He says that this town is “an outdoor enthusiast’s nirvana”. His son, Max (who was born and raised […]

  • How to Unwind After a Ski Day in Bend, OR

    How to Unwind After a Ski Day in Bend, OR

    By Max Bendis There’s no doubt that Bend, Oregon, has plenty of places to enjoy a day on the slopes. I’ve spent countless hours zipping around on skis, starting when I was four years old and my dad, Jim, introduced me to the sport.  Since then, I’ve not only learned how to hone my skiing […]

  • An Epic Twelve Hours in Bend, Oregon with Max Bendis

    An Epic Twelve Hours in Bend, Oregon with Max Bendis

    By Max Bendis With everything that has happened this year and so many states going back into lockdown, I can’t help but daydream about going places and doing things. Remember having plans? This year has definitely made me appreciate the little things like walking around town or sitting in a coffee shop, so my best […]

  • The Best Mountain Biking Trails Near Bend, Oregon

    The Best Mountain Biking Trails Near Bend, Oregon

    We are all about outdoor activities at Ablis, and mountain biking is a passion we can all seem to agree on.  Bend offers tons of trails, of varying difficulties, for anyone looking to cover some ground and get your heart pumping.  I am happy to share some of my favorite spots to tear up some […]

  • Camping in Oregon: A Guide to Bend & Central Oregon Outdoors

    Camping in Oregon: A Guide to Bend & Central Oregon Outdoors

    At Ablis, we like to direct attention to where it belongs, which is on our home state of Oregon.      Oregon has some of the most diverse natural landscapes in all of the continental U.S. So, it’s no surprise that it is a haven for camping enthusiasts.  And camping, also no surprise, has become a […]