528 ft
Distance
2 ft
Climb
-11 ft
Descent
00:02:41
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
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    all season
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Drop, Ladder Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #1758 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking
  • 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 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
    00:02:41
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Status:
on Dec 6, 2018
Variable
Avg: 5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Skills Area Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Dec 6, 2018 @ 4:14pm
      Dec 6, 2018
      Skills park jumps (only reason to come ride here) - most lines are dry
      Nov 28, 2018 @ 12:19pm
      Nov 28, 2018
      Oct 30, 2018 @ 9:52am
      Oct 30, 2018
      Oct 15, 2018 @ 11:40am
      Oct 15, 2018
      Sep 24, 2018 @ 11:39am
      Sep 24, 2018
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 5 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 111 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,052 rides
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      Photos

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      Jul 21, 2017 @ 8:23pm
      Jul 21, 2017
      Skills Area, Portland
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      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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