Cross Country Skiing in Portland, OR
About Portland Cross Country Skiing
The Teacup Lake cross-country ski area is maintained by the Teacup Nordic Club, whose volunteers boast that they offer the best groomed ski trails on Mount Hood. There are 12 miles of groomed trails here that range in difficulty and accommodate both skating and touring skis. There is plenty of room for both tracks as well as skating. The varying terrain provides something for skiers of all skill levels at Teacup.
Trillium Lake is one of the most scenic places to ski around Mount Hood with expansive views of Mount Hood as a background to the beautiful frozen lake surrounded by evergreen trees covered in snow. Even though the trail is right off the highway, there is still the peaceful quiet that is found on most snow covered terrain. This trail is suitable for cross-country skiers of all skill levels. The popular trails are groomed weekly and there are offshoot trails that can add some challenge for more experienced cross-country skiers.
Races: Teacup Classic
Groups: Teacup Lake Nordic Club
Teacup Lake in the Mount Hood area offers 12 miles of groomed trails that accommodate cross-country skiers of all skill levels.
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