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Monthly archives: September, 2007

Washington State Route 821 “Canyon Road”

Canyon Road is a wonderful ride, and a refreshing alternative to the four-lane high-passing-speed slab of Interstate 82. most of the curves are semi-sweepers that do not require much deceleration prior to entry, although some of the sharper curves are quite dramatic. A hazy Mount Adams off to the south-east as you ease your way …

Moving Over…

I’m getting all the roads moved over to the new site. Most of them are going to make the move, but some of the roads that aren’t as good as some of the others will be done last. If you have any recommendations or requests, please drop a comment in here. Update: Well, that should …

Orville Road, Pierce County Washington

This road is fun, but infrequently maintained. It’s mostly blind 35-40mph twisties with patches all over the road and 4″ gravel shoulders. The local at the gas station who recommended it stated that the local H.O.G. riders all take that road between Orting and Eatonville. The road is rather pretty, but as can be gleaned …

Washington State Route 410 (Central WA)

Washington State Route 410 (from Junction WA SR123 to Naches, including Cayuse & Chinook Passes) WA 410 east of the mountain passes is rather obviously an old U.S. Federal route. WSDOT simply doesn’t build highways of this quality or style anymore (or at least not in Western Washington where I live). The curves are tight …

Washington State Route 203

Map of State Route 203 with nearby recommended roads: Covering Washington State Route 203, Preston-Fall City Rd, Fall City-Carnation Rd, Carnation-Duvall Rd., Tolt Hill Rd., Snoqualmie River Rd. Ames Lake/Carnation Rd, and Lake Alice Rd. State Route 203 Preston-Fall City Rd, Fall City-Carnation Rd, Carnation-Duvall Rd. 203 winds its way northward from I-90 up towards …