Travel Oregon, Southern Oregon 2020 Edition. Part 1: Mt. Ashland
Rock rolling on the Timewarp Trail in the Mt Ashland watershed
Southern Oregon is known for its scenic rivers and lakes, green forests, and most importantly, mountains littered with single track trails. Over the last decade, the area has become known as a mountain biking destination, with a number of destination-worthy trail systems.
Three distinct trail systems have emerged as the principal draws for trail seeking travelers: Mt. Ashland (Ashland), Mountain of the Rogue (Rogue River), and Spence Mountain (Klamath Falls). While there are even more trails to be found in the Rogue Valley, we’ve come to regard these three systems as the southern Oregon trifecta.
The riding season doesn’t officially start for us without a road trip to ride mountain bikes on the Timewarp Trail on Mt. Ashland. Starting at the top of Mount Ashland (past the ski lodge) at an elevation of about 7,000 feet, Timewarp is a 3-mile long singletrack descent through alpine meadows a.... Continue Reading at Bermstyle