Hills of the West Coast


  • Ride capacity will be strictly limited.
  • This means that prior registration is now REQUIRED.
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Date and Time: 
Sunday, December 15, 2019 - 9:00am
Start Location: 
Sam Smith Park
1400 Martin Luther King Jr Way S
Seattle, WA 98146
Contact Information: 
Steve Hulsman
53.00 miles
Elevation Gain: 
5,500 feet
Weather Cancellation: 
Ride Description: 

We'll leave Sam Smith Park at 9:00 am, pick up riders at Enatai Beach Park (under east end of I-90 east channel bridge) at 9:30, then pick up riders at Tibbetts Park in Issaquah at 10:00.  We’ll climb and descend Squak, and then climb Zoo Hill and descend via Montreaux.  We’ll then head west to climb Horizon View, descending to Forest Dr, and then climb Sommerset.  Time and weather permitting, we’ll finish with a spirited lap around Mercer Island.  There will be no specific food stop on this ride, so please bring plenty of nutrition and two water bottles for such a long hilly ride. The Garmin link below shows the route of the ride. 

You are encouraged to pre-register by clicking the red "Register Now" button above. There is no need to unregister if you decide not to ride.

If ride is cancelled due to showers prior to the start, it will be posted in Comments by 7:30 am and ride leader will not be waiting at the gathering points. 


Sam Smith Park
1400 Martin Luther King Jr Way S
Seattle, WA 98146
Ride Leader(s)

Registrations so far...
Super Strenuous: [22mph +]

2 rider(s)