Bicycling / Cycling in Old 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.

Old Blewett Pass Road in located on US-97 S road from Peshastin towards Ellensburg on the right. The road is no longer used by many cars and it is perfect for cycling. It is 14 mi/22.5 km long, one way, with an elevation gain of 2400 ft/731 m. The difficulty level of this ride is in category one, not suitable for beginners.

The average gradient of the terrain is at 5% and the maximum at 8%. The route has no technical difficulties, except from rough pavement, but it is long, so a good physical condition is required. You will bike through amazing nature with dense forest around you and some amazing views of the Cascade Mountains, in a curvy, through the mountains road.

Old Blewett Pass is a great ride for bicycle enthusiasts to escape the city and take a deep, refreshing breath of fresh, clean mountain air.