Best Groomed Cross-Country Ski Trails in Oregon Guide Book

by Mike Bogar (The Mountaineers Books)
Best Groomed Cross-Country Ski Trails in Oregon  by Mike Bogar

268pp/maps/photos
ISBN: 0898868017

If you want fun and challenging cross-country skiing experiences that aren't in the backcountry, this is the guidebook for you. It is easy to use - all the routes are well-marked and the sno-parks are easily accessible from major highways and interstates. Ski areas are identified within regions and the trails in each region are carefully mapped out. Regions include southwest Washington, Mount Hood, Santiam Pass, central Oregon, Willamette Pass, southern Oregon, eastern Oregon, and northern California.

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Trails from the "Best Groomed Cross-Country Ski Trails in Oregon" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 55.
... Preview: Annie Creek rises from springs on the flank of Crater Lake and flows 10 miles through the national park. The final 2.5 miles are in a narrow peninsula where the park’s boundary stretches out to shelte ... From the guidebook "Best Groomed Cross-Country Ski Trails in Oregon"
Klamath Falls, OR - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 6.5
... Preview: The groomed, high-elevation, cross-country trail system at Anthony Lakes Mountain Resort in northeast Oregon is a jewel unknown to most Oregon skiers. A mix of easy inner trails and roller-coaster out ... From the guidebook "Best Groomed Cross-Country Ski Trails in Oregon"
Baker City, OR - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: The Ochoco Mountains northeast of Prineville are characterized by gentle slopes with open forests of ponderosa pine. Dry snow and cold sunny days make for delightful skiing. The Ochocos lack the promi ... From the guidebook "Best Groomed Cross-Country Ski Trails in Oregon"
Prineville, OR - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: The open forests east of Mount Hood lie in the mountain’s rain shadow and often experience clear weather even when rain clouds shroud the mountain. Cross-country skiers are discovering an area in th ... From the guidebook "Best Groomed Cross-Country Ski Trails in Oregon"
Dufur, OR - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: Ashland skiers can head in two directions to reach trails within 20 miles of town. South of town, the Grouse Gap area on Mount Ashland has better snow and southern views. East of town, the Buck Prairi ... From the guidebook "Best Groomed Cross-Country Ski Trails in Oregon"
Ashland, OR - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 5.4
... Preview: The town of Halfway, 50 miles east of Baker City, sits in the Pine Valley on the southern edge of the Wallowa Mountains. Halfway serves as a gateway to the region’s exciting backcountry. More moderate ... From the guidebook "Best Groomed Cross-Country Ski Trails in Oregon"
Halfway, OR - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 7.4
... Preview: Cross-country trails near the Cooper Spur Ski Area on the northeast side of Mount Hood are appreciated for generally clear weather and views of Mount Hood’s north side. Well-known tours from the Tilly ... From the guidebook "Best Groomed Cross-Country Ski Trails in Oregon"
Hood River, OR - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 14
... Preview: A different view of the Crater Lake caldera is reached via the unplowed north entrance road. Skiers earn spectacular views from the north rim by skiing more than 9 miles one-way and climbing more than ... From the guidebook "Best Groomed Cross-Country Ski Trails in Oregon"
Klamath Falls, OR - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 18.4
... Preview: Winter at Crater Lake National Park is a time of extreme weather and extreme beauty. The average annual snowfall is more than 44 feet. Snowstorms frequently create whiteout conditions, but a sunny day ... From the guidebook "Best Groomed Cross-Country Ski Trails in Oregon"
Medford, OR - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 15.3
... Preview: Skaters looking for an alternative to the groomed trails at Willamette Pass Ski Area can take advantage of miles of forest roads groomed for snowmobile use near Crescent Junction, 7 miles southeast of ... From the guidebook "Best Groomed Cross-Country Ski Trails in Oregon"
Crescent Junction, OR - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 14.8
... Preview: Incredible views of Mount Thielsen and Mount Bailey are just outside the door at Diamond Lake Resort, which features a comfortable lodge and fine dining. The resort grooms a small number of easy ski t ... From the guidebook "Best Groomed Cross-Country Ski Trails in Oregon"
Roseburg, OR - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 9.5
... Preview: Dutchman Flat, in the high Cascades southwest of Bend, offers eye-popping views of Mount Bachelor, the Three Sisters, and Broken Top. Skiers from around the state come for the mix of marked ski trails ... From the guidebook "Best Groomed Cross-Country Ski Trails in Oregon"
Bend, OR - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 6.5
... Preview: The Cascade Lakes Highway runs south and west from Bend through the Deschutes National Forest, passing a dozen alpine lakes. In winter, the highway is closed at Dutchman Flat near Mount Bachelor Ski A ... From the guidebook "Best Groomed Cross-Country Ski Trails in Oregon"
Bend, OR - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 22
... Preview: Nine miles north of the border, Washington’s Fields Spring State Park supplements northeast Oregon skiing with a fine groomed ski trail system. Fields Spring is also popular with skiers and sledders f ... From the guidebook "Best Groomed Cross-Country Ski Trails in Oregon"
Enterprise, OR - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: The Four Corners Snowmobile Park in the Goosenest Ranger District of the Klamath National Forest provides access to 50 miles of groomed snowmobile trails. Green Sticker snowmobile fees pay for plowing ... From the guidebook "Best Groomed Cross-Country Ski Trails in Oregon"
Macdoel , CA - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 10.8
... Preview: Fifty miles southeast of Portland, Government Camp packs restaurants, lodging, shops, mountain views, and a network of ungroomed ski trails into a small area. Some trails are within walking distance o ... From the guidebook "Best Groomed Cross-Country Ski Trails in Oregon"
Government Camp, OR - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 3.5
... Preview: Mount Ashland, Oregon’s highest peak west of the Cascades, sits in the eastern Siskiyou Mountains, 4 miles north of the California border. The Siskiyou Crest across Ashland’s summit divides two nation ... From the guidebook "Best Groomed Cross-Country Ski Trails in Oregon"
Ashland, OR - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 6.7
... Preview: The Heather Canyon Runout is a 2-mile ski trail that channels alpine skiers from the bottom of Heather Canyon’s expert ski runs to the Hood River Meadows parking lot. The trail is also a fine out-and- ... From the guidebook "Best Groomed Cross-Country Ski Trails in Oregon"
Government Camp, OR - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 4.4
... Preview: Summit Sno-Park near the Cascade Divide provides access to numerous ski trails with a mix of difficulty levels. The Forest Service name for the area is High Lakes Nordic Trails, but most skiers call i ... From the guidebook "Best Groomed Cross-Country Ski Trails in Oregon"
Medford, OR - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 6.6
... Preview: Groomed Nordic trails at Hoodoo Ski Area are a good option for Willamette Valley skiers reluctant to make the long drive to better-known ski areas. Hoodoo Ski Area’s two trail systems are separated by ... From the guidebook "Best Groomed Cross-Country Ski Trails in Oregon"
Sisters, OR - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 5