Wallowas Loop June 22-28

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 28 End

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

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

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

COST: $970.00 (TRAM and Jet Boat Ride are extra)  there is one volunteer spots available for a reduced price, email me crheu@ortelco.net

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

Day 1: June 23: Union – Cove- Enterprise Wilderness Inn  http://www.wilderness-inn.com  Oregon’s Famous Terminal Gravity Brewing

Day 2: June 24: 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 3: June 25: 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 4: June 26: 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 5: June 27: Halfway – Baker City Best Western Sunridge Inn ~54 mi

Day 6: June 28: Baker City – Union where milkshakes and your car awaits ~ 45 mi