“Experience Skibowl's most advanced trail with an extremely difficult rock garden into a root-filled forest.”
— Eric Ashley
Mt. Hood Skibowl is a lift-served mountain bike park operating from late June through September. The park is open from 11 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. daily. A chairlift ticket can be purchased for $34. For more information visit: skibowl.com
Don't let the rhododendron-lining at the start fool you. This is a no-nonsense downhill trail that's stuffed with expert-level rocks, drops, and roots. From the road, you'll have a small window to catch your breath and then it's straight into a long rock chute that accelerates into an even steeper rock chicane.
At the bottom of the turn, the trail snakes over wooden ramps to fly between a pair of large basalt boulders. There's plenty of more rock to come, including the large Dinosaur Rock that serves up a steep roll or gutsy blind huck.
After several more boulders have blurred by, the singletrack is engulfed by a dark and foreboding forest. Steep turns, tight pockets, and several large drops keep the adrenaline pumping as the Pro Line careens down to connect with Fire Hydrant