Six Hours Of Mt Hood (Mt Hood) – Sellwood Cycle Repair

July 2, 2017 at 7:00 am

  • Cost:
    $50 - $80
  • Nearby Cities:
    Government Camp, Welches, Rhododendron
  • Region:
    Mt. Hood / The Gorge
  • Attributes:
    All Ages, Trail

Stay Safe

In Oregon, a bicycle is legally considered a vehicle, and the same Oregon road laws apply. Please “be seen” and practice safe riding. Vehicle traffic, farm equipment and narrow shoulders exist on many Oregon roads, and you may find that construction projects, traffic or other events may cause road conditions or signage to differ from the map results, ride descriptions and directions. For travel options plus weather and road conditions, visit, call 511 (in Oregon only), 800.977.6368 or 503.588.2941. Routes listed on this website are for informational purposes and intended as a reference guide only.

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Contact Info


Follow Highway 26 to Government Camp.
If you come from Portland, the Skibowl exit is the first exit on your right.
If you come from Bend or Hood River, the Skibowl exit will come up on your left, after you have passed Government Camp.
Park in designated area on the main parking lot.
Join us for the eighth edition of the Six Hours of Mt Hood – XC Mountain Bike Endurance & Relay Race!

Come race – as a two-person team or solo – with hundreds of other mountain bike enthusiasts, for six hours straight, on a fun and varied loop at the Skibowl Mt Resort (Government Camp, OR).

The 6-mile course features plenty of fun, twisty singletrack trails through beautiful forests. The estimated elevation gain per lap is about 800′. Each lap, racers will get treated on great views of Mt Hood, a fully-stocked aid station, free mechanical support, non-stop race announcing & music and a ton of cheers from their fellow racers.

On Sunday morning, we’ll serve free coffee and hot Bob’s Red Mill steel cut oats. At the end of the event, racers will enjoy a free post-race chili meal, $1 beers, courtesy of our beer sponsor Hopworks Urban Brewery, and a free entry in our post-race raffle. The start/finish area is at Skibowl West, right next to the main parking lot (right off Highway 26) so you’ll have easy access to your car in between laps.

Two-Person Men, Two-Person Women, Two-Person Co-ed, Two-Person Master 80+ (combined age), Two-Person Master 100+ (combined age), Solo Men Open, Solo Master Men 50+, Solo Women, Solo Singlespeed.

7:00am-9:00am – race plate pick-up & day-of-race registration
9:30am – racer briefing (ALL racers must attend!)
10:00am – START (staggered by category)
3:45pm – cut-off time to start your last lap
4:30pm – cut-off time to finish your last lap
5:00pm – FREE chili feed & $1 Hopworks beer
5:30pm – awards (state-of-the-art trophies for top-3 in each category), grand raffle, good times!

Awards, Prizes & Goodies:
- Top 3 finishers in each category will go home with some real cool awards. And all racers will get to enter our free raffle, featuring $1,000+ in prizes and goodies.
- First 200 people who pre-register will receive a commemorative Six Hours of Mt Hood pint glass and a classy finisher tag!

Any other questions?
email Kris Schamp at


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