#Oregon Epics

A list of epic routes in Oregon. The general criteria is 70+ miles and 5000+ feet.

GravelCracker 85

5 Star Route
Sisters, Oregon
The ‘big brother” to the GravelCracker 60. Includes a traverse along the southeast shoulder of Mt. Jefferson through the 2003 B&B Complex burn area. And a trip around Suttle Lake which adds in a water stop!
Route: Loop | 85 mi
Gain: 5,200 ft
Surface: 55% gravel, 10% single-track, 35% tarmac
Technical Difficulty: Advanced
Navigation: Attention Required
Locale: Urban Backcountry
Tire Suggestion: 40 mm
eBike Friendly: No

Kloochman

5 Star Route
Prineville, Oregon
A mixed gravel century (almost a century) that includes the Crooked River Canyon scenic bikeway, the Maury Mountains, and the Post / Paulina road. This ride links two of the best paved roads in Central Oregon with a gravel segment through ranching and farming country and some national forest.
Route: Loop | 92 mi
Gain: 4,400 ft
Surface: 40% gravel road, 60% tarmac
Technical Difficulty: Advanced
Navigation: Attention Required
Locale: Remote
Tire Suggestion: 40 mm
eBike Friendly: Yes

Steens Mountain Loop Road

5 Star Route
Burns, Oregon
The Steens Mountain Loop Road departs the tiny, historic town of Frenchglen and climbs up Oregon’s eighth-tallest mountain on a tour of massive gorges, vast panoramas and one of the most spectacular lakes in the Pacific Northwest.
Route: Loop | 72 mi
Gain: 7,300 ft
Surface: 85% gravel road, 15% tarmac
Technical Difficulty: Advanced
Navigation: Attention Required
Locale: Remote
eBike Friendly: Yes

The Bishop

5 Star Route
~ Bend, Oregon
Get ready for a big ride with a bit of everything: gravel roads, forest service dirt roads, dropbar single-track, and some pavement.
Route: Loop | 100 mi
Gain: 7,000 ft
Surface: ~ 65% gravel , 20% single-track, 15% paved
Technical Difficulty: Advanced
Navigation: Attention Required
Locale: Remote
Tire Suggestion: 40 mm
eBike Friendly: No