Backcountry Skiing in Portland, OR
About Portland Backcountry Skiing
Portland has access to excellent backcountry ski terrain. Whether you are in it for touring or to get in turns in the peace of untracked wilderness, Portland is a gateway to some of the most beautiful backcountry lines in the west. When the snow starts to fall and the powder begins to pile up, check out RootsRated's suggestions for the best backcountry ski terrain.
The Frog Lake Sno Park to Barlow Pass Sno Park cross country ski route is a trek through the classic rugged wilderness of Mount Hood with unique options for exploration around two beautiful, snowy lakes.
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