The eighth annual Gorge Ride sponsored by the Friends of the Historic Columbia River Highway will be held Saturday, June 14, 2014, beginning at the Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive, in The Dalles, Oregon. It extends 19.25 miles along the historic highway and State Trail to the west to the Senator Mark O. Hatfield West Trailhead, just east of Hood River.
This route is a combination of historic highway that is open to motor vehicles, with very low traffic, and the HCRH State Trail that is open only to hikers and bicyclists. It’s an out-and-back route of 38.5 miles. This ride is supported with water stops, snacks, mechanical support and SAG wagons. Maps with cue sheet and elevation chart are provided. hcrh.org