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Guided rides with Cog Wild are a great way to get some epic riding and an insiders view of this former logging and mill town. Cog Wild’s local guides know what trails are riding well and have a reputation for sending folks home with faces sore from grinning. Let us take you to the perfect trails for your visit.

With a shuttle assisted guided ride we figure out the logistics and take you to the goods; you spend less time grinding up, and more time shredding down. We ride the classic trails: Alpine, Dead Mountain, Hardesty and Lawler, and take you to some of the lesser known gems including Timpanogas, Moon Point, Bunchgrass, Grasshopper, Tire Mountain, Cloverpatch and Eula.

Guided Ride Options:

Coming to Oakridge with a crew? Book a full or half day private shuttle with a guide. If you are a solo rider or small group, check out our Wild Wednesday rides or a guided ride on the Alpine Trail or Dead Mountain. Looking for something else? Drop us a line, we’re here to fuel the stoke.

Full Day of Guided Shuttles (Private)

  • Your crew of up to 12. Best suited for fit intermediate to expert riders.
  • 8 hours, ride all the goods!
  • Full sag & logistical support with an experienced guide and driver allow you to choose your own adventure: ride the trails you want with the people you want.
  • $1000 per group

Half Day of Guided Shuttles (Private)

  • Your crew of up to 12. Best suited for fit intermediate to expert riders.
  • 4 hours of shuttle assisted radness.
  • Full sag & logistical support with an experienced guide and driver allow you to choose your own adventure: ride the trails you want with your people.
  • $675 per group

Wild Wednesdays Outside Oakridge

  • Riding solo or in a small group? This trip is for you. Click “book now” to see dates and rides we have scheduled.
  • Depart between 7:30 and 9 am depending on the destination. 6-8 hrs total.
  • A full day of adventure with the necessary sag & guide support on the remote, back country style trails. Expect long sustained climbs, technical sections and amazing downhills.
  • $125 per person

Dead Mountain Guided Ride with shuttle

  • 1 to 4 beginner to advanced riders, open to the public
  • 3 hours, 11AM start Monday – Thursday
  • Come ride our classic flow trail. Our guides drive you right to the top of the mountain for a 2750′ descent all the way to Oakridge. This trail is rated as intermediate but is fun for all ability levels, advanced intermediate to expert.
  • Solo rider: $149 or $79 per person for 2 to 4 riders

Alpine Trail Guided Ride

  • 1 or more intermediate to advanced riders, open to the public
  • Departs at 9:00am everyday
  • Enjoy the quintessential Oakridge trail with a local guide. Expect deep dark forests, open meadows with expansive views and the best descents. Plan to be on trail for 2 to 4 hours depending on your skill and fitness levels.
  • Solo rider: $175 or $90 per person for 2-4 riders.

Half Day Guided Ride without shuttle

  • 1 or more rider of any skill level, open to the public
  • 3ish hours of ride time, 9 AM or 1 PM start
  • Skip the shuttle and ride from town on your chosen mode of cycling: mountain bike, e-bike, gravel or road ride options.
  • Solo rider: $149 or $ 79 per person for 2- 4 riders

Weather

Oregon’s mountainous terrain means weather can vary and change quickly. Check the weather prior to your visit so you can be prepared. “There is no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing!”

National Weather Service for the top of Alpine Trail
Monthly Averages for Central Oregon Weather

The Willamette Mountain Mercantile rents Santa Cruz and Ibis bicycles. Check out their website or call 541-782-1800.

Please check that they have a rental bike available for the day you’d like a guided ride, call us we can help with this too.

Distance:

Varied

Elevation 

1,200-6,000 feet

Rider Level

Experienced beginner to expert options. The variety of trails offers something for riders of all skill levels.

Terrain & Trails

Narrow, fast, slow, smooth, rocky, rooty, steep and beautiful describe all the trails in Oakridge. You’ll ride through a wide variety of ecosystems and habitats – granddaddy old-growth stands, second growth Doug Firs, recent clear cuts, giant ferns, wildflower filled meadows, cold creek crossings, log bridges, exposure and rock outcroppings.

Recommended Clothing & Gear

  • Hydration pack or backpack for carrying water, extra food and clothing. Bring a rain shell if rain is forecasted.
  •  Helmets are required for all rides.

Be ready to share the following information upon booking:

During the reservation process please be ready to share the following for each rider:

  • Height and weight for the bike rental.
  • Age
  • Each rider’s mountain bike skill land fitness levels:  beginner, intermediate or advanced and any additional details you would like your guide to know about you & your group.
  • Allergies, dietary or medical restrictions.

Trip Overview

LOCATION
Oakridge
DURATION
1/2 Day, 1 Day
SKILL LEVEL
3 - 9
FITNESS LEVEL
4 - 9
Tour Style
Shuttle, Tour
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Explore the trails around Oakridge & Westfir with a guide for a fantastic experience on world-class trails.