Bicycling / Cycling in Blewett Pass Road, Wenatchee, Washington USA

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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.

Blewett Pass Road or else US-97 S Road is connecting Peshastin Village with Ellensburg Town and the beginning of the ride starts right before you enter Peshastin Village on the left. It is 50 mi/80 km long, out and back, with an elevation gain of 3000 ft/914 m.

The difficulty level of this ride is in category one, suitable for all skill levels. The average gradient of the terrain is 4,5% and the maximum 8%. The route has no technical difficulties but it is long, so a good physical condition is required.

You will ride through amazing nature, with dense forest around you and some amazing views of the Cascade Mountains, in a curvy, through the mountains, road. Blewett Pass is a great ride for cycling enthusiasts to escape the city and take a deep, refreshing breath of fresh, clean mountain air.