Cycling Hurricane Ridge Road Port Angeles

Register now!
Login
download mobile app
download mobile app
How to advertise here?
hide

Hurricane Ridge Road - Port Angeles


Basic data & ranking

Average grade: 5.1 %

Length: 29 km

Height start: 100 m

Height top: 1600 m

Elevation gain: 1500 m

Maximum: 10 %

Hurricane Ridge Road rankings

Difficulty ranking world: 698 (all)
Ranking United States: 57 (all)
Difficulty score: 122.78 what?

Hurricane Ridge Road ratings

(4.5) Overall

(rate it)

 
Description

From the Stop sign at the visitor center in Port Angeles to the visitor center atop Huricane Ridge road.

The Hurricane Ridge Road is situated in Washington and belongs to the Olympic Mountain . Starting from Port Angeles, the Hurricane Ridge Road ascent is 29 km long. Over this distance, you climb 1500 heightmeters. The average percentage thus is 5.1 %.

Look for other sides to climb the Hurricane Ridge Road.

Did you
climb the Hurricane Ridge Road?

tell us your story
publish your chrono
calculate power and calories
publish pictures or video
Do you want to
climb the Hurricane Ridge Road?

train to climb the Hurricane Ridge Road
add to myclimbbybike
 
 
Profile & route

If you wish, you can add up to 10 points by clicking on the map, or entering an address.

Address: Mode of travel:
Route incorrect? Suggest the correct route here.
 
Location info

Find all information on climbs and cycling in Washington and find all climbs in Washington on a map.

Other climbs close to the Hurricane Ridge Road: within 10 km - within 20 km - within 50 km

 
Stories, information and comments from Hurricane Ridge Road climbers
Story by Carl from St Peter Port, United Kingdom, submitted on 03/01/2014
This is a nice, steady (but long) climb with good scenery. There is good parking and facilities at the lower ranger station just on the edge of Port Angeles at the start of the climb, and also at the top. The hardest parts are the first few miles up to the pay station and the last few miles. The tunnels can be a bit unnerving, especially when descending in bright sun light!
My personal climb rating:
Story by Mark Watson from Bainbridge Island, WA, United States, submitted on 09/04/2011
This a stunning climb from near sea-level to almost a mile elevation. It''s a gradual slope and you''ll sometimes see whole families biking up but that doesn't make it any less challenging. The first few miles are the steepest and the pavement is rough and momentum sucking. After the pay station ($5) the road is smooth and you can actually gear up a bit. At this point you start to get glimpses of your elevation gain as you see Port Angeles and the Strait of Juan de Fuca far below as well as the cascade mountains in the distance. Toward the top you start to get a view of the last couple of miles. It looks high up and steep. And it is. The last push to the top is steeper but the next-to-last bend reveals the snow capped peaks of the Olympics, seemingly at eye-level.

A lodge and cafe at the top offer a great place to refuel and hydrate while you soak in the view. If you ride a little further along the ridge you can look toward Vancouver Island.

NOTES: Bring ample water/fuel. Use a tail light (3 tunnels & shaded sections). The descent is fantastic with long views down road but consider a headlight for visibility and a jacket. Consider a 10-20 mile warm-up ride before the hill.

My personal climb rating:

Tell us your story too! Or send your story in your own language: NL -  FR -  DE -  ES

Send your story on the Hurricane Ridge Road:

Did you climb the Hurricane Ridge Road? Please send your cycling story, description or comments. You can also send us video's or send us pictures on the Hurricane Ridge Road.


Name *

Email *

City

Country *

Your general rating *

Traffic *

Road condition *

Amenities *

Surroundings *

Subscribe newsletter


Your comment/story *

  

© climbbybike™ All rights reserved 2005 -