HUB AND SPOKE - 3 DAY TOUR
THE MOUNTAIN TOWN OF
GATEWAY TO CHINOOK PASS, PARADISE AND WINDY RIDGE
August 30 - September 1st
Christine Tweedy, 206-841-7963 and Steve Linari, 425-359-2499
Infinitely Rewarding Cycling Highlights:
Two bicycle wheels. Two volcanoes. Four stunning summits
Sunrise, Chinook Pass, Paradise, and Windy Ridge
Suggested accommodations: Hotel Packwood, https://www.packwoodwa.com/
Day 1: Wednesday August 30th, drive to Crystal Peak Trailhead Parking Lot on Highway 410 near the turn to Sunrise. First cycle up to Sunrise and then up to Chinook Pass and back to car. After the ride drive to Packwood. Optional Post ride debriefing dinner at Packwood Brewery 6 PM
Start Location: https://goo.gl/maps/Bcu66pffis3JdE3P9
48 mile ride and 5,400 ft of elevation gain, beautiful paved roads with sweeping views and curves and gradual climbs and descents.
Day 2: Thursday August 31st, start the ride from the hotel in Packwood 9 AM. Optional PreRide meeting at Mountain Goat Coffee 8 AM
Paradise Visitor Center and back through Skate Creek. 60 miles and 5200 ft of elevation gain. Smooth gradual climb.
Day 3: Friday September 1st, drive 10 minutes to Randle for the start point.
Mt. St. Helens Windy Ridge, a geological wonder with 9 planned viewpoint stops along the way! 72 miles and 6700 ft of elevation gain.
Riders have the option to ride 1, 2 or 3 rides, since this is hub and spoke. Let ride leaders know your intention.