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Washington

sorted roughly by personal favorites first, within each surface category




COMPLETELY PAVED SUMMITS AND PASSES:
Paradise s(u) - 5420ft- highest two way summit on Mount Rainier
FR99 Bear Meadow s(u) -4110ft-  next to Mount Saint Helens, and a way to get away from possible traffic. It doesn't get any better.
Chinook Pass -5430ft- a great vantage point onto Mount Rainier. This pass reaches 10ft higher than the highest two way summit on Mount Rainier
Cayuse Pass -4675ft- the third in a list of three paved (two way) summits on Mount Rainier. But this one has an optional side trip to the highest paved one way summit on the mountain
Elk Pass -4080ft- a gentle, but very long climb without traffic, and with a few great views onto Mount Saint Helens
White Pass -4501ft- I was lucky enough to get some great distant views of Mount Rainier from this otherwise busy road
Old Blewett Pass -4080ft- This alternate section does more than make "new" Blewett Pass bearable. It makes it very enjoyable
Blewett Pass -4102ft- wide, busy road through forest - thank the god of bicycling, that there is a shoulder

SUMMITS AND PASSES WITH AT LEAST SOME UNPAVED SECTION:
Junior Point s(u) / Shady Pass -6540ft- high pass between Lake Chelan and Entlat River Valley
FR9712 Table Mountain s(u) -6030ft- this high plateau above Wenatchee shows off the transition between dessert and rain forest
FR8410 Slide Ridge s(u) -6120ft- high above Lake Wenatchee in the Chelan Mountains
FR53 Mud Creek s(u) -2850ft- this dirt road was the missing link for my ride over Slide Ridge
Rainy Pass -4600ft- a dirt road climb between Lake Wenatchee and Stevens Pass
FR9718 - 9712 Wenatchee Mountains(sh) -4120ft- this minor summit shows up in some loop ride possibilities

SUMMITS AND PASSES WITH AT LEAST SOME TRAIL SECTION:
TR216D Abraham's Trail s(u) -4860ft- this popular trail on the slope of Mount Saint Helens gets lots of publicity and a corresponding amount of mountain bikers