Northern States Ride 2016

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July 4 Port Angeles to Astoria (396/4649 mi) - In the morning I ride Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park, climbing 1598 m (5242 ft) up winding switchbacks into the Olympic Mountains. Mount Olympus is hidden in clouds. Olympus, Adams, Baker, Glacier Peak, and Rainier are the 5 Majors, coveted summits of The Mountaineers Club, St. Helens was the 6th. The Blue Glacier, also in clouds, was studied, among others, by renowned geologist and glaciologist W. Barclay Kamb.

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