Best Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding in Oregon

This list represents the most popular backcountry skiing & snowboarding in Oregon. Use this list to plan your next Oregon backcountry skiing & snowboarding trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Black Butte Trail 4026

    10 Reviews

    Deschutes National Forest, OR

    Black Butte Trail 4026 is a hiking trail in Jefferson County, Oregon. It is within Deschutes National Forest. It is 5.0 miles long and begins at 3,028 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  5.0 miles

    Black Butte Trail 4026 is a hiking trail in Jefferson County, Oregon. It is within Deschutes National Forest. It is 5.0 miles ...

  • #2 Tam Mcarthur Trail No. 4078

    4 Reviews

    Deschutes National Forest, OR

    Tam Mcarthur Trail No. 4078 is a hiking trail in Deschutes County, Oregon. It is within Deschutes National Forest and Three Sisters Wilderness Area. It is 2.6 miles long and begins at 6,530 feet ...
    •  2.6 miles

    Tam Mcarthur Trail No. 4078 is a hiking trail in Deschutes County, Oregon. It is within Deschutes National Forest and Three ...

  • #3 Mount Bachelor Trail

    3 Reviews

    Deschutes National Forest, OR

    Mount Bachelor Trail is a hiking trail in Deschutes County, Oregon. It is within Deschutes National Forest. It is 2.9 miles long and begins at 6,462 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  2.9 miles

    Mount Bachelor Trail is a hiking trail in Deschutes County, Oregon. It is within Deschutes National Forest. It is 2.9 miles ...

  • #4 Mount Scott Trail

    2 Reviews

    Crater Lake National Park, OR

    Mount Scott Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 7,680 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.3 ...
    •  2.1 miles

    Mount Scott Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 2.1 miles long ...

  • #5 Paulina Lakeshore Trail

    3 Reviews

    Newberry National Volcanic Monument, OR

    Paulina Lakeshore Trail is a hiking trail in Deschutes County, Oregon. It is within Newberry National Volcanic Monument. It is 5.8 miles long and begins at 6,346 feet altitude. Traveling the ...
    •  5.8 miles

    Paulina Lakeshore Trail is a hiking trail in Deschutes County, Oregon. It is within Newberry National Volcanic Monument. ...

  • #6 Tom, Dick, And Harry Mountain

    0 Reviews

    Government Camp, OR

    Tom, Dick, and Harry Mountain is about the closest terrain to Portland for decent turns and, when compared to other below-timberline south-side routes, fairly steep.
    •  3 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Tom, Dick, and Harry Mountain is about the closest terrain to Portland for decent turns and, when compared to other below-timberline ...

  • #7 Todd Trail Number 34

    1 Reviews

    Deschutes National Forest, OR

    Todd Trail Number 34 is a hiking trail in Deschutes County, Oregon. It is within Deschutes National Forest and Three Sisters Wilderness Area. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 6,524 feet altitude. ...
    •  2.2 miles

    Todd Trail Number 34 is a hiking trail in Deschutes County, Oregon. It is within Deschutes National Forest and Three Sisters ...

  • #8 Diamond Peak Trail #3699

    1 Reviews

    Diamond Peak Wilderness Area, OR

    Diamond Peak Trail #3699 is a hiking trail in Lane County, Oregon. It is within Diamond Peak Wilderness Area. It is a mile long and begins at 5,794 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is ...
    •  1.0 miles

    Diamond Peak Trail #3699 is a hiking trail in Lane County, Oregon. It is within Diamond Peak Wilderness Area. It is a mile ...

  • #9 Black Butte Loops

    1 Reviews

    Deschutes National Forest, OR

    Black Butte Loops is a hiking trail in Deschutes County and Jefferson County, Oregon. It is within Deschutes National Forest. It is 3.5 miles long and begins at 3,543 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  3.5 miles

    Black Butte Loops is a hiking trail in Deschutes County and Jefferson County, Oregon. It is within Deschutes National Forest. ...

  • #10 Bennett Pass

    0 Reviews

    Government Camp, OR

    Bennett Pass is a popular cross-country area along with Teacup Lake, which lies below the ridge along OR-35.
    •  2 hours
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    Bennett Pass is a popular cross-country area along with Teacup Lake, which lies below the ridge along OR-35.

  • #11 Glade Trail

    0 Reviews

    Government Camp, OR

    The Glade Trail is an old ski trail that connects Timberline Lodge Ski Area with Government Camp.
    •  3 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    The Glade Trail is an old ski trail that connects Timberline Lodge Ski Area with Government Camp.

  • #12 Kwohl Butte

    0 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    Kwohl Butte is a local powder stash just south of Mount Bachelor.
    •  3 hours; 5 hours
    •  Guide

    Kwohl Butte is a local powder stash just south of Mount Bachelor.

  • #13 White River Canyon

    0 Reviews

    Government Camp, OR

    White River Canyon, the huge drainage between Timberline Lodge and Mount Hood Meadows ski areas, is flanked by Boy Scout Ridge and the West Moraine on one side
    •  6 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    White River Canyon, the huge drainage between Timberline Lodge and Mount Hood Meadows ski areas, is flanked by Boy Scout ...

  • #14 Ball Butte

    0 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    Closer to the road than the Broken Top, South Sister, and Tam McArthur Rim midwinter half-day trips, Ball Butte is ideal for a few laps.
    •  6 hours
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    Closer to the road than the Broken Top, South Sister, and Tam McArthur Rim midwinter half-day trips, Ball Butte is ideal ...

  • #15 Alpine Trail

    0 Reviews

    Government Camp, OR

    The Alpine Trail is another old ski trail that connects Timberline Lodge Ski Area with Government Camp.
    •  3 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    The Alpine Trail is another old ski trail that connects Timberline Lodge Ski Area with Government Camp.

  • #16 Hoodoo Butte And Hayrick Butte

    0 Reviews

    Idahna, OR

    Santiam Pass, with a huge network of cross-country ski trails, is a popular and busy destination for central Willamette Valley Nordic skiers.
    •  2 hours
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    Santiam Pass, with a huge network of cross-country ski trails, is a popular and busy destination for central Willamette Valley ...

  • #17 Newton Canyon

    0 Reviews

    Government Camp, OR

    Newton Creek is a huge drainage between Heather Canyon and Cooper Spur.
    •  3 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Newton Creek is a huge drainage between Heather Canyon and Cooper Spur.

  • #18 Mount Ashland

    0 Reviews

    Ashland, OR

    Nestled in the rugged, remote, and beautiful Siskiyou Mountains, Mount Ashland is the southernmost ski resort in Oregon, just outside of the quaint town of Ashland, known for its Shakespeare ...
    •  2 hours
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    Nestled in the rugged, remote, and beautiful Siskiyou Mountains, Mount Ashland is the southernmost ski resort in Oregon, ...

  • #19 Mitchell Creek Bowl And Iron Canyon

    0 Reviews

    Government Camp, OR

    When Mount Hood Meadows put the kibosh on uphill traffic inbounds, I had to search for another way to get a little exercise when I was working or had dropped my family off to spin on the lif ...
    •  1 hour
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    When Mount Hood Meadows put the kibosh on uphill traffic inbounds, I had to search for another way to get a little exercise ...

  • #20 Potato Hill

    0 Reviews

    Idahna, OR

    Potato Hill is primarily a cross-country area, but the ridge gives 600–800 feet of downhill turns.
    •  2 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Potato Hill is primarily a cross-country area, but the ridge gives 600–800 feet of downhill turns.