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Portland Metro and Mt. Hood

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The Mount Hood area is bucket list worthy, and if you are looking for advice or support for a bike trip here, definitely contact Western Spirit Cycling. Their guides have these trails dialed, plus they will get their massive support truck to camp, whip up amazing food, and keep the beer cold.

Recommended Routes in Portland Metro and Mt. Hood - 18

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Favorite First big hit on Follow the Leader
Intermediate/Difficult

Sandy Ridge Trail System - Full Tour

15.7 mi 25.2 km 2,687' Up 819.06 m Up 2,686' Down 818.84 m Down

Mount H…, OR
Favorite Kim Hardin racing Bad Motor Scooter (158) during the Cascadia Dirt Cup on her way to the win.
Intermediate/Difficult

Post Canyon Hot Lap

9.6 mi 15.4 km 1,314' Up 400.45 m Up 1,305' Down 397.91 m Down

Hood River, OR
Favorite Uma Kleppinger riding below Mt. Hood on the Timberline to Town trail.
Intermediate

Timberline to Rhododendron

15.7 mi 25.2 km 202' Up 61.68 m Up 4,387' Down 1337.18 m Down

Governm…, OR
Favorite View from the trail. The lake is a little low.
Intermediate

Henry Hagg Lake

13.6 mi 21.9 km 889' Up 270.89 m Up 891' Down 271.48 m Down

Forest…, OR
Favorite Best partner you could ask for..
Difficult

Surveyor's Ridge - IMBA EPIC

20.4 mi 32.9 km 3,133' Up 955.01 m Up 3,506' Down 1068.72 m Down

Odell, OR
Favorite NW Trail Alliance ride group posing on the newly completed "Link'n'Pin" bridge on Shoofly over Genzer Creek
Intermediate/Difficult

Buxton to Stub Stewart MTB Trail

11.4 mi 18.3 km 1,181' Up 360.07 m Up 1,188' Down 362.13 m Down

Banks, OR
Favorite great views of Mt Hood
Intermediate

Timothy Lake Loop

15.8 mi 25.4 km 1,552' Up 472.93 m Up 1,551' Down 472.78 m Down

Governm…, OR
Favorite Kim Hardin racing Bad Motor Scooter (158) during the Cascadia Dirt Cup on her way to the win.
Difficult

Post Shuttle to Hot Lap

9.3 mi 15.0 km 403' Up 122.76 m Up 2,835' Down 864.04 m Down

Odell, OR
Favorite Best partner you could ask for..
Intermediate/Difficult

Surveyor's Ridge - NF 17 Loop

23.4 mi 37.6 km 2,440' Up 743.82 m Up 2,423' Down 738.41 m Down

Odell, OR

Portland Metro and Mt. Hood Biking

  • 751 Miles 1,209 Kilometers of Trail
  • 19 Recommended Routes
  • 38 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 108 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 22 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Portland Metro and Mt. Hood - 149

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3.5 mi 5.6 km #1Hide and Seek
Intermediate/Difficult
Mount Hood Village, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Mount Hood Village, OR 56 
1.1 mi 1.7 km #2Two Turntables and a Microwave
Difficult
Mount Hood Village, OR
Difficult
Mount Hood Village, OR 21 
2.8 mi 4.6 km #3Shoofly
Intermediate/Difficult
Vernonia, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Vernonia, OR 24 
13.8 mi 22.2 km #4Surveyor's Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Odell, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Odell, OR 18 
0.9 mi 1.5 km #5101 Kleeway
Intermediate
Hood River, OR
Intermediate
Hood River, OR 20 
5.5 mi 8.9 km #6Timberline to Town Trail
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR 22 
0.7 mi 1.1 km #7Flow Motion
Intermediate
Mount Hood Village, OR
Intermediate
Mount Hood Village, OR 15 
0.4 mi 0.6 km #8Pro Line
Very Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Very Difficult
Government Camp, OR
1.6 mi 2.5 km #9Quid Pro Flow
Difficult
Mount Hood Village, OR
Difficult
Mount Hood Village, OR 16 
0.4 mi 0.6 km #10Float On
Difficult
Hood River, OR
Difficult
Hood River, OR

Photos of Portland Metro and Mt. Hood - 269

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First big hit on Follow the Leader
Jul 30, 2013 near Mount H…, OR
Brandon Porter goes deep on the exit roll on Hidden Trail during the Cascadia Dirt Cup race at Post Canyon.
Jul 28, 2016 near Odell, OR
IMBA video of Sandy Ridge
Oct 7, 2013 near Mount H…, OR
Crane Creek has plenty of loam and a few nice bits of rock.
Jan 12, 2016 near Governm…, OR
Kim Hardin racing Bad Motor Scooter (158) during the Cascadia Dirt Cup on her way to the win.
Jun 22, 2016 near Hood River, OR
Nikki Hollatz flows down Kleeway during the 2016 Cascadia Dirt Cup. Post Canyon, OR.
Mar 24, 2017 near Hood River, OR
Lingering snow surrounds the top of the Ridge Trail during the NW Cup 2017.
Jun 8, 2017 near Governm…, OR
This section of Pro Line is tight and very chunky.
Jun 8, 2017 near Governm…, OR