Wallowas Loop Tour

June 22 - 29, 2017

  • Cost:
  • Tour Company:
    Over the Hill Bike Tours
  • Nearby Cities:
    Union, Baker City, La Grande, Bridgeport, Hereford
  • Region:
    Eastern Oregon
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In Oregon, a bicycle is legally considered a vehicle, and the same Oregon road laws apply. Please “be seen” and practice safe riding. Vehicle traffic, farm equipment and narrow shoulders exist on many Oregon roads, and you may find that construction projects, traffic or other events may cause road conditions or signage to differ from the map results, ride descriptions and directions. For travel options plus weather and road conditions, visit tripcheck.com, call 511 (in Oregon only), 800.977.6368 or 503.588.2941. Routes listed on this website are for informational purposes and intended as a reference guide only.

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Wallowas Loop June 22-29

They say the Wallowas Loop is the Best Riding in Oregon!  Tour price includes: 7 nights of lodging, 5 breakfasts, 1 lunch, Rest Stop Snacks, Sag Support, Ride Insurance

2017 DATES: June 22 Arrive – June 29 End

MILEAGE:  260-340 miles (riding the full distance both optional days)

ROUTE: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/19312756

CLIMBING: 16,700′ – 19,218′ (the ht of Mount Kilimanjaro)

COST: $1030.00 (TRAM and Jet Boat Ride are extra)  there a few volunteer spots available for a reduced price, email me crheu@ortelco.net to see what is still available

Day 0: June 22: Arrive at the Historic Hotel in Unionhttp://www.thehistoricunionhotel.com for 5:00 pm Welcome Gathering then get a burger or milkshake in town

Day 1: June 23: Union – Elgin via Cove for a stay at the Stampede Inn  ~32 mi                       https://ridewithgps.com/routes/19533297/elevation_profile?privacy_code=ceXMOGnXcfqj3zc4  6:00 pm Poker Game ($5.00 buy-in)

Day 2: June 24: Elgin – Enterprise Wilderness Inn  http://www.wilderness-inn.com   ~48 mi   Oregon’s Famous Terminal Gravity Brewing

Day 3: June 25: Layover Day:  Option 1: Rest, Option 2: Enterprise – Joseph Galleries, Foundaries, Shops ~7 miles, Option 3: Enterprise to Wallowa Lake ~ 13 miles Option 4:          TRAM ride to summit of Mt Howard views and 2 miles of hiking trails   http://wallowalaketramway.com Cost: $31 ($28 age 65+) payable day of

Day 4: June 26: Enterprise – HalfwayPine Valley Lodge http://www.pvlodge.com ~78 mi    This will be the toughest day of riding with 3 major climbs (18 mile climb, 10 mile climb and 5 mile climb) reaching a 1528′ summit. The sag rig will be available for an air conditioned ride up any hill longer than 3 miles.

Day 5: June 27: Layover Day: Option 1: Rest, Option 2: Out and Back to the Dam via Pine Creek ~ 40 miles there and 40 miles back, Option 3: 40 miles to the Snake River and transport back, Options 4:  2 hour Jet Boat Ride on the Snake River from the Dam http://www.hellscanyonadventures.com/web/    Cost: $75 RSVP payable with registration

Day 6: June 28: Halfway – Baker City Best Western Sunridge Inn ~54 mi

Day 7: June 29: Baker City – Union where milkshakes and your car awaits ~ 45 mi


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