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BikeRaceInfo's
King of the Mountain Cycling

An international guide to paved climbs

U.S.: Washington

Climb

Mountain Range

Height (Feet)

Height (Meters)

Location

Races Tours

Comments

Anatone Grade



Near Asotin, Clarskston, and Anatone. Close to the border of Idaho.


Baker, Mount

4200
1280
Mount Baker Ski Area.
DUMB Ride (Down Up Mount Baker)
Climbs up to the Mount Baker Ski Area.
Cayuse Pass

4675
1425
Mount Ranier National Park.
RAMROD (Ride Around Mount Ranier in One Day).
Part of the Triple Bypass—a 114 mile loop over Chinook Pass, Cayuse Pass, and White Pass.
Chinook Pass

5430
1655
Mount Ranier National Park.
RAMROD (Ride Around Mount Ranier in One Day).
Part of the Triple Bypass—a 114 mile loop over Chinook Pass, Cayuse Pass, and White Pass.
Clover Grade



Between Clarkston and Asotin on Cloverdale Road. Close to the border of Idaho.


Constitution, Mount



In Moran State Park on Orcas (San Juan Islands).

A 2,000+ foot climb.
Cougar Mountain



Bellevue.


Elk Rock

3800
1158
Mount Saint Helens.
Tour de Blast

Hurricane Ridge

5230
1594
Start in Port Angeles (sea level) and ride into the Olympic National Park. Then climb up to the Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center at 5,230 ft.

It is widely considered one of the most spectacular climbs in the US.
Mission Ridge
Cascade (US)


West of Wenatchee


Old Blewett Pass






Orondo Grade
Cascade (US)


North of Wenatchee and Orondo, on Highway 2.
S-2-S

Paradise

5420
1652
Mount Rainier National Park.
RAMROD (Ride Around Mount Ranier in One Day).

Rainy Pass
Cascade (US)
4855
1480
On Highway 20 (North Cascades Hwy.) between Diablo and Mazama in the North Cascade Mountain Range.

This section of Highway 20 is closed in the winter.
Saint Helens, Mount





See Elk Rock and Windy Ridge.
Sherman Pass

5575
1699
On Highway 20 (Sherman Pass Scenic Byway), between Republic and Kettle Falls.

The Longest Paved Road Climb in Washington State (23 miles).
Slate Peak

7488
2282
Near Mazama.

Highest Road Climb in Washington—but this climb is not paved. The surface is gravel.
Spokane, Mount

5851
1783
Mount Spokane State Park.
Washington Trust Cycling Classic (a pro/am stage race that used to be held each year in Spokane).

Stevens Pass
Cascade (US)



S-2-S.

Sunrise

6400
1951
On the east side of Mount Ranier National Park.

The Highest Paved Road Climb in Washington State. A switchback climb with an alpine feel reminiscent of the European Tours.
Washington Pass
Cascade (US)
5477
1669
On Highway 20 (North Cascades Hwy) between Diablo and Mazama in the North Cascade Mountain Range.
Jan Selvig Century
This section of Highway 20 is closed in the winter.
White Pass

4500
1372
On Highway 12, east of Mount ranier National Park, between the intersection of Highway 12/123 and Naches.

Part of the Triple Bypass—a 114 mile loop over Chinook Pass, Cayuse Pass, and White Pass.
Windy Ridge



Mount Saint Helens.
Tour de Blast
Paved Road Ends at the Windy Ridge Viewpoint—less than 5 miles from Mount St. Helens.