Top 4 Electric Mountain Bike Adventure Routes in the Gorge
Double the downhill and enjoy uphill flow at the epic Post Canyon Trails! Over 80 miles of beginner to advanced and fast and flowy to steep and technical trails... and all just a 20 minute eMTB ride from our shop. These are the best routes to maximize the breathtaking scenery, expertly built singletrack, and (most importantly!) high fives 🖐
Psst... We have eMTB rentals available to experience what all the buzz is about!
1. Getting Started - The Super Beginner - 2.7 miles
For brand new riders to get acquainted with singletrack trails and electric pedal assist mountain bikes. Gain confidence on these green trails from mid-mountain Post Canyon at Family Man and prepare for five sharp turns as you descend down Mix Tape trail at the end of this route.
2. The Confidence Builder - Beginner - 16.4 miles
Enjoy a tour of Post Canyon’s green trails starting from Oregon E-Bikes. This route includes a few challenging features to test the skills of super new riders, including bermed turns, a steep climb on Spaghetti Factory, and an intro to Post Canyon’s famous flow on Sister Wives and Kleeway.
3. Intro to Roots and Tech - Intermediate - 20 miles
This route links the best of the Intermediate/Blue trails that throw a few roots, ruts, and skill-building technical sections between Post Canyon’s famous flow and sweet berms that will keep you grinning.
4. The Sample Platter - Intermediate/Advanced - 25.4 miles
Linking up Post Canyon's most popular trails for an eMTB adventure that gives you a little taste of everything. This route includes an optional Difficult/Black Diamond trail add-on - Grand Prix - if you're still amped for a more challenging trail after Blue Car Downhill!
BONUS! Find and build your own eMTB routes
The Trailforks website and app are essential tools we use to plan trail adventures and share them with our customers (and no, this isn't an ad!). You can find and build routes, check trail conditions, and select the "E-Bike" activity type to view trails where they are permitted. When it comes time to hit the trails, you can use GPS navigation to find your way. Plus, there is a free membership option to get you started! Learn more here.
Huge thanks to Hood River Area Trail Stewards for building, maintaining, and advocating for these world-class trails. Support their efforts by joining, donating, and volunteering. Trail work parties are an excellent way to make new riding buddies!
We're here to help you find the perfect e-bike for your needs. Come by our Hood River shop for a test ride or reach out for a consultation by