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Bicycling / Cycling in Ollala Canyon Route, Wenatchee, Washington USA

Route length:
11mi/17.7km
Elevation gain:
1600ft/487m
Wenatchee is the largest city of Chelan County, located in North Central Washington and lies on the west side of the Columbia River. The city is also known as the Apple Capital of the world, due to the valley's many apple cultivations.

Olalla Canyon route is located right outside the town of Cashmere, fifteen minutes away from Wenatchee Town. The ride is 11 mi/17.7 km long, out and back, with an elevation gain of 1600 ft/487 m. The difficulty level of this ride is in category two, not suitable for beginners.

The average gradient of the terrain is at 5,5% and the maximum at 11% which makes the route challenging. Olalla Canyon is a great climb, not very technically difficult, but requires a very good physical condition. On the way back, the descent is twisty and fun.

The route is a great opportunity for bicycle enthusiasts to escape the city and take a deep, refreshing breath of fresh, clean mountain air. Don’t forget to take with you water and a map.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Seattle
145mi/233km, 2hours and 23min
Head East on I-90 E and take exit 85 to WA-970 N towards Wenatchee. Turn left on WA-10/WA-970 and enter US-2 E/US-97 N and continue towards N Wenatchee Ave.
BY CAR FROM Wenatchee
12.2mi/19.6km, 16mins
From N Wenatchee Ave continue on US-2 W/US-97 S, turn right on N Dryden Rd and right again on NF-7410/Olalla Canyon Rd.
BY AIR
Sea-Tac International Airport,
146mi/234km from Wenatchee Town
BY TRAIN

From downtown Seattle, not far from the airport, the King Street Train Station is a perfect way to get to Wenatchee. The station offers an enclosed waiting area, with restrooms, ATM and a ticket office. It is located at 303 South Jackson Street.

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