The Schweitzer Mountain Community Association and Deschutes Brewery are
coming together to bring the Deschutes Woody Wagon to Schweitzer for a weekend
of food, beer and fun.
The event is all weekend long, starting with tasting and tapas. They will
begin at 4 p.m on Friday, March 1 at the Gourmandie. Tickets
can be purchased in advance at the activity center or by phone at (208)
255-3081. The cost is $25 per person plus taxes and fees. That price includes a
souvenir glass, six tastings and Gourmandie prepared snacks. The beers that will
be sampled are The Abyss (Stout), The Dissident (Brown Ale), Hop Henge (IPA),
Black Butte (Porter), Chain Breaker (White IPA) and River Ale.
The race to the base is on Saturday, March 2. Registration begins at Woody
between 7 a.m and 8 a.m. At 8:15 a.m, racers will load the Great Escape Quad. At
8:45 a.m, the race to the base begins. The cost is $10 per person. You must be
21 or older to enter. The price includes a souvenir cup and one beer fill for
the race. Competitors must have a valid lift ticket or season pass.
More beer will be served on Saturday, March 2 at the Chimney Rock Grill.
There will be food to be paired with Deschutes Mirror Pond, Black Butte Porter
and Red Chair Pale Ale beers. A visit to Taps to try the Deschutes River Ale,
Obsidian Stout, Black Butte Porter and Red Chair Pale Ale is also
Woody will be pouring Mirror Pond, Red Chair, River Ale, Armory XPA and Chain