Anyone been to Mt Hood Skibowl mountain bike park?

Discussion in 'Mountain Bikes' started by Determined, Apr 30, 2003.

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  1. Determined

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    I see they have 40 miles of trails and as soon as the snow melts, you can use the ski lift to get
    your bike to the top of the mountain and ride all over. I've skiied up there, but didn't know they
    had so much to offer during the summer...

    determined
     
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  2. Penny S.

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    determined wrote:
    > I see they have 40 miles of trails and as soon as the snow melts, you can use the ski lift to get
    > your bike to the top of the mountain and ride all over. I've skiied up there, but didn't know they
    > had so much to offer during the summer...
    >
    > determined

    Ping, Gabrielle....
     
  3. determined wrote:

    >I see they have 40 miles of trails and as soon as the snow melts, you can use the ski lift to get
    >your bike to the top of the mountain and ride all over. I've skiied up there, but didn't know they
    >had so much to offer during the summer...
    >
    >determined
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    Ski bowl has some pretty nice singletrack. I never rode the lift and got a pretty good sampling of
    what was there. Do not miss Surveyor's ridge, a little to the east and north of Hood.

    And across the highway from Ski Bowl the Crosstown/Pioneer Bridal/Trillium trails offer up a tasty
    little network of singletrack.

    A
     
  4. Bb

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    On Wed, 30 Apr 2003 16:31:03 -0500, Anthony Sloan wrote:

    > Ski bowl has some pretty nice singletrack. I never rode the lift and got a pretty good sampling of
    > what was there. Do not miss Surveyor's ridge, a little to the east and north of Hood.

    With all the snow we've been having, it'll probably be awhile before anything is open. You can check
    out a video of Surveyor's from last May at http://bbauer.gomen.org/. LOTS of blowdown then; we were
    stopping constantly to scramble over trees.

    > And across the highway from Ski Bowl the Crosstown/Pioneer Bridal/Trillium trails offer up a tasty
    > little network of singletrack.

    Yeah, that's good stuff. Singletrack all the way from Ski Bowl to Rhododendron!

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  5. BB wrote:

    > On Wed, 30 Apr 2003 16:31:03 -0500, Anthony Sloan wrote:
    >
    >
    >>Ski bowl has some pretty nice singletrack. I never rode the lift and got a pretty good sampling of
    >>what was there. Do not miss Surveyor's ridge, a little to the east and north of Hood.
    >
    >
    > With all the snow we've been having, it'll probably be awhile before anything is open. You can
    > check out a video of Surveyor's from last May at http://bbauer.gomen.org/. LOTS of blowdown then;
    > we were stopping constantly to scramble over trees.
    >
    >
    >>And across the highway from Ski Bowl the Crosstown/Pioneer Bridal/Trillium trails offer up a tasty
    >>little network of singletrack.
    >
    >
    > Yeah, that's good stuff. Singletrack all the way from Ski Bowl to Rhododendron!
    >

    and of course there's always the gifford pintoet forest across the river.
     
  6. Gabrielle

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    On Wed, 30 Apr 2003 14:26:32 -0700, Penny S. wrote:

    > determined wrote:
    >> I see they have 40 miles of trails and as soon as the snow melts, you can use the ski lift to get
    >> your bike to the top of the mountain and ride all over. I've skiied up there, but didn't know
    >> they had so much to offer during the summer...
    >>
    >> determined
    >
    > Ping, Gabrielle....

    I actually haven't ridden there yet. I don't make it over to that side of the mountain that often.
    Maybe I should go check it out. Then again, I have enough problems with ski lifts with my skis,
    adding the bike might be a disaster. ;)

    There used to be some really great fire roads up on Lolo Pass, somewhere around French's Dome IIRC.
    But don't quote me on that. And watch out for people shooting if you go up there.

    gabrielle
     
  7. Bb

    Bb Guest

    On Thu, 01 May 2003 21:07:23 -0700, gabrielle wrote:

    > There used to be some really great fire roads up on Lolo Pass, somewhere around French's Dome
    > IIRC. But don't quote me on that. And watch out for people shooting if you go up there.

    (good general rule for any trail in NW Oregon)

    So I should leave my horned helmet at home?

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  8. Technician

    Technician Guest

    In article <[email protected]>, [email protected] says...
    > On Thu, 01 May 2003 21:07:23 -0700, gabrielle wrote:
    >
    > > There used to be some really great fire roads up on Lolo Pass, somewhere around French's Dome
    > > IIRC. But don't quote me on that. And watch out for people shooting if you go up there.
    >
    > (good general rule for any trail in NW Oregon)
    >
    > So I should leave my horned helmet at home?
    >
    >

    or at least wear something very bright that does not look like an animal. if you wear the horned
    helmet too, you may be mistaken for some new variety of trophy game that has bright colors and
    strange rolling feet. ;-)

    ~Travis
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    (current project: Automotive exhaust flame-thrower)
     
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