OPB Television Segment, February 2009
"Oregon Public Broadcasting TV Program, Oregon Field Guide, highlights the Mt. Hood Loop."

Cyclocross Magazine, January 2011
"This feature article highlights three riders taking on the Mt Hood Loop. Whether you are a cyclocross rider looking to build stamina for race season, a technical rider looking for singletrack, or a general bike rider looking for a backcountry adventure you'll find the the article an entertaining read."

Portland Monthly Magazine, December 2009
"These three recently opened metal-frame cabins set along Forest Service roads in the White River Valley and along Barlow Ridge now accommodate local winter backcountry outings. Hardcore skiers and snowshoers can trek in for a quick overnight stay at one of the cabins or link them up for extended outings."

Cascade Huts offers self-guided, multi-day trips in the Mt. Hood National Forest. In the summer, mountain bikers tour forest roads and have several options for thrilling singetrack trails. In the winter, snowshoers and backcountry skiers glide through the White River Valley and along Barlow Ridge.

Our system of huts allows outdoor enthusiasts a convenient way to enjoy the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Adventurers can focus on the thrills of the journey in the Mt. Hood National Forest with accommodations and supplies awaiting your arrival.

We provide scenically located huts stocked with supplies so you can travel light yet sleep in comfort. Bring your camera and a sense of adventure!



Biking the Huts

In the summer, choose from one of our four multi-day packages ranging from 3 to 6 days.

  • 3-Day Velo Road Trip – experience Cascade Huts and take in Oregon's beauty via roadways (up to 5 per group)

The Velo is a road biking trip unlike any other we have, and can accommodate riders who want to travel on roadways, while still having provisions upon their arrival. The days of this trip are long, and the Velo rider must be prepared for the intensity of uphill riding while maintaining endurance for the distance of the first day's ride (64 miles).

Our two new huts located in the Surveyors Ridge are of the Mt Hood National Forest provide options to suit whatever kind of biking you enjoy. We have mapped out a variety of routes that range from short touring rides to as much world-class singletrack as you can pedal.

  • 4-Day Mt Hood Loop – incredible tour that circumnavigates Oregon’s icon (up to 8 per group)

This 4-day, 3-night, 130+ mile ride around the spectacular Mt. Hood takes in the stunning scenery of the Columbia River Gorge, Mt. Hood National Forest, and travels along a portion of the historic Oregon Trail. There are fantastic singletrack options every day of the ride.

  • 6-Day Grand Tour – full tour around Mt Hood with some flexibility for more singletrack or leisure (up to 5 per group)

Stay at all 5 of our huts on this 6-day, 5-night tour around Mt Hood. See all the sites offered on the Mt Hood Loop and enjoy some flexibility on days 2 and 3 to take on some challenging singletrack or take a more leisurely approach and simply enjoy more time relaxing in the outdoors.

Read more details about these tours in the Summer Routes section of the website.

Winter Backcountry Skiing and Snowshoeing

Journey 2 to 12 miles per day on snow-covered trails and forest roads or experienced recreationists can navigate their own backcountry routes. During the winter season all huts are located in the snow-blanketed White River and Barlow Ridge area to the southeast of Mt. Hood.

More details available in the Winter Routes section of the website.