Mountain Biking Oregon: Northwest and Central Oregon

A Guide To Northwest And Central Oregon's Greatest Off-Road Bicycle Rides

Book Description

Featuring nearly 50 of the greatest mountain bike rides in Northwest and Central Oregon, local mountain biker and author Lizann Dunegan leads cyclists to some of the most scenic and varied landscapes in the state. From the northwest corner of Oregon, where rocky coastline meets the pounding waves of the Pacific Ocean, to majestic Mount Hood in the Cascade Mountain Range, to the dry sagebrush desert near Bend--this part of Oregon mesmerizes everyone who passes through. Areas covered include: Portland/Salem, Columbia River Gorge/Hood River/Mount Hood, Eugene and Oakridge, Bend and Central Oregon, the Oregon Coast, and Southwest Washington.

Readers will find comprehensive trail descriptions, from beginner to advanced, GPS-quality route maps, accurate route profiles showing the ups and downs of each ride, detailed directions to each trailhead, mile-by-mile directional cues, difficulty ratings, elevation gain, trail contacts, local information, and much more.

About Dunegan, Lizann

Portland resident Lizann Dunegan is a freelance writer and photographer specializing in writing outdoor guidebooks and travel articles on the Pacific Northwest. For over ten years, she has been mountain biking in Oregon and is often accompanied by her partner Ken Skeen and two border collies. She has written many books for Falcon Publishing and Globe Pequot, including Hike Oregon, Mountain Bike America: Oregon, and The Insiders' Guide to the Oregon Coast.