I-90 to Greenwater

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by MPS0430, Aug 24, 2016.

  1. sunncountry

    sunncountry Been here awhile

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    I don't want to start a public debate about the Teanaway. Thumper Talk and The Cle Elum Trails off Road Team facebook page are good places to hear about that area Good Luck The views are awesome
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  2. Car Sun Key

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    Incredible singletrack for the first 2 miles of Johnson Medora trail out of Beverly campground, then the trail from hell starts all the way to the peak. Unlikely I'll go back, too sketchy. Also, you drive through Teanaway but the trail is actually in Wenatchee forest.
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  3. sunncountry

    sunncountry Been here awhile

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    Yeah crazy stuff up there Some easier than others Ya just got to take baby steps or find a guide.......
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  4. Snowlover

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    Miller peak trail will get you to Blewitt hwy. Take the right before climbing the last bit to the miller peak, then traverse around and over to the trails out of Blewitt. Not a fan of it anymore myself, due to steep exposures, but did it on my old xt350.
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  5. tomasv

    tomasv Check the Czech!

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    Any pictures? Would like to see before going what I would get myself into...
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  6. Car Sun Key

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    Looks like Miller or Iron Bear1351? Iron Bear looks tame and follows the river for the first half...
    If it's anything like Teanaway, its bike hike on the switchbacks.




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    Teanaway johnson medora trail
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    what trail?
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  7. sunncountry

    sunncountry Been here awhile

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    That is a great Loop I usually start from the South on the beginning of the Teanaway Ridge Trail. Do the Loop Counter Clockwise and make sure you go to the Top of Miller Peak- Spectacular views The nasty switchbacks are half way up heading North from the 9703 Trailhead heading up Miller Peak Trail Have fun I will be out there tomorrow just a little North First day of fall riding
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  8. tomasv

    tomasv Check the Czech!

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    :jack Switchbacks look OK - what trail makes me think I won't go alone...
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  9. Car Sun Key

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    Ya that switchback pic makes it look fairly tame but it is nasty - with a death defying drop of course :D

    If you want to ride it tomorrow PM me, I'm always ready for a moto.
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  10. WetSideRider

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    Nice day out today.
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  11. what broke now

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    Any larches turning yellow over on 410 yet, Dan?
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    Nice CB500X, is that stage 3 of the RR kit?
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  13. WetSideRider

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    Lots of color but the larch aren't changing at the elevations we hit.
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    Yup. Very nice suspension for a bike that size.
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  15. Snowlover

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    Are those pics of the Miller peak part? How long ago? It was not that bad several years ago. I bailed out east side, which will take you out to hwy 97. I have a picture on top of Miller Peak with the xt, but must be on my home computer.
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  16. Car Sun Key

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    I90 Big Bike Ironman[​IMG]
    I90 > Lester > Greenwater > Naches > Taneum
    200mi or so
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  17. Watercat

    Watercat . . . gravity sucks

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    Stop for gas refill in Greenwater, or Whistlin Jack's ? ? ?
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  18. Car Sun Key

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    Snoq pass, Easton, Greenwater all have gas. This is a proposed route based on my maps and there is 2 spots I'm unsure of:

    1 -Naches 4x4 trail. The trail is on some of my maps but not on others, you can see how much the maps differ below in purple. Anyone know how knarly it is for a big bike?
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    2 - Looks like the log road above Greenwater sligthly dips into the white area on the map which may be watershed.... I may encounter a gate there. Anyone been on NF7035?
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  19. Car Sun Key

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    NF70 looks like an autobahn :D
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  20. tomasv

    tomasv Check the Czech!

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    Be careful with the Naches 4x4 trail - it is super nasty (steep, rocks the size of baby elephant, rutty, etc.) Google some 4x4 videos or search the few threads here, including an Inmate giving me a warning and my failure and bike rescue there

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