Cycling Oldman Pass
Ride 10.8 miles gaining 2,205’ at 3.5% average grade.
Photo of Mt. Saint Helens from McClellan’s Overlook at mile 9.3
This is a beautiful climb out of south central Washington through Gifford Pinchot National Forest (est. 1908; 1,321,506 acres). Mt. Saint Helens is visible at locations along this climb and is just 10 miles from the tiny towns of Cougar, WA (pop. 117) where the climb begins.
Amazing views of Mt. Saint Helens
A nice 86 miles 7,200’ climb begins in Randle, WA includes Elk and Oldman Passes and ends in Home Valley, WA on the Columbia River - MAP.