528 ft
Distance
2 ft
Climb
-11 ft
Descent
00:02:02
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Skills Area Trail

Skills Area Details

  • Riding area
    Gateway Green
    Portland, Oregon
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, DJ, RD, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Season
    all season
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Bridge, Drop, Ladder Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #2317
  • Year Opened
    2017
  • Land Manager

Skills area includes rollers, berms, ladder bridges drops, jumps.

Access Info

Start of the skills area is just past the pump track as you enter the center gates

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Skills Area mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -10 ft
  • Altitude min
    150 ft
  • Altitude max
    161 ft
  • Altitude start
    161 ft
  • Altitude end
    151 ft
  • Grade
    -1.963%
  • Grade max
    -5.441%
  • Grade min
    5.493%
  • Distance climb
    33 ft
  • Distance down
    281 ft
  • Distance flat
    214 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:02
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Status:
on Apr 26, 2018
Dry
Avg: 5 (2 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to skills-area-96551 trailhead (45.539450, -122.561250)
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Skills Area Trail Reports

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Apr 26, 2018 @ 4:41pm
Apr 26, 2018
reporter
Dry and beautiful!
Apr 12, 2018 @ 5:13pm
Apr 12, 2018
reporter Skills area is still puddles in the lower areas; avoid riding in rutted areas please
Mar 3, 2018 @ 6:36pm
Mar 3, 2018
reporter Middle of skills area is drying out, but still very muddy with some puddles at base of rollers. Ridable, but with caution.
Nov 15, 2017 @ 4:02pm
Nov 15, 2017
reporter there is a drainage issue in the center of the skills area; NWTA is working on the problem. The skills area is closed until it is resolved.
Jul 20, 2017 @ 7:21am
Jul 20, 2017
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Jul 21, 2017 @ 8:23pm
Jul 21, 2017
Skills Area, Portland
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Jul 21, 2017 @ 8:06pm
Jul 21, 2017
Skills Area, Portland
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Jul 21, 2017 @ 8:04pm
Jul 21, 2017
Skills Area, Portland
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Jul 21, 2017 @ 8:00pm
Jul 21, 2017
Skills Area, Portland

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