Trans Cascadia Excursions was founded by Nick and Jessi Gibson.  Nick is one of the founders of Trans-Cascadia Backcountry Mountain Bike Racing and has been a bike industry professional since 2005 representing Shimano, PEARL iZUMi, PRO, Lazer, Schwalbe, Dynaplug and Osprey via the MODUS SPORT GROUP, a prominent PNW sales agency with HQ’s located in Bend, OR.  Jessi is a songstress, a mama, an artist and a mountain biker who loves adventures.   We are a small family owned and run business.  You will find either of us guiding one of your trips, pouring you an espresso or a cold beer, shuttling you up the mountain, or on the phone giving you intel about what to expect on one of our excursions.  

We’re riders who live for adventure. We live for experience. Join us on some of the worlds best mountain bike rides found in the heart of the Cascade Mountain Range.

We’ve curated a list of trails and experiences that we can mold to you and your group. Choose from single day and Multi-Day trips, from front country shuttles to back country adventure, we’ve got a ride for you.

We specialize in guided mountain bike trips and shuttles within Oregon and Washington on some of the most remote singletrack found in the United States. We operate within the Willamette National Forest, including the Old Cascades Crest in the North Willamette, McKenzie River Area in the Central Willamette, and the entire Oakridge network of trails in the South of the Willamette National Forest. We also offer trips in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest around Mt. St Helens and Mt. Adams and the endless opportunities this forest provides.  New for 2021, we will be adding trips in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, near Lake Chelan and the Sawtooth Backcountry.

We’re all about creating new experiences and providing a format that allows you to just ride your bike and relax. We want to show you something new, even if you’re from the PNW, we’ve got a ride that is sure to blow your mind. We’ve been exploring the PNW for over a decade, looking for the most unique places to take your mountain bike and we want to share these rides with you. Come out for a day, or days, and we’ll be sure to show you a good time!


Willamette National Forest

The Willamette National Forest stretches along the western slope of Oregon’s Cascade Range, from Mount Jefferson south to Windigo Pass near Diamond Lake. It borders the Mount Hood National Forest to the north and the Umpqua National Forest to the south. An administrative unit of Region 6 of the U.S. Forest Service, with headquarters in Eugene, the Willamette National Forest is 1.7 million acres, with 123,330 acres managed by private in holders and other public agencies. The Willamette’s mountains and steep valleys range from about 1,500 feet to over 10,000 feet at the summits of the Three Sisters and Mount Jefferson. A complete history can be found here.

Gifford Pinchot National Forest

Gifford Pinchot National Forest is a National Forest located in southern Washington, USA, managed by the United States Forest Service. With an area of 1.32 million acres (5300 km 2 ), it extends 116 km along the western slopes of Cascade Range from Mount Rainier National Park to the Columbia River. The forest straddles the crest of the South Cascades of Washington State, spread out over broad, old growth forests, high mountain meadows, several glaciers, and numerous volcanic peaks. The forest’s highest point is at 12,276 ft. at the top of Mount Adams, the second tallest volcano in the state after Rainier. It includes the 110,000-acre (450 km 2) Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument, A complete history can be found


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Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

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