Crank Sisters Intermediate-Grand Ridge Water Tower Ride
This ride is for anyone who identifies as female.
Please RSVP at least two hours before the ride.
Before you RSVP for this ride, please sign the waiver at https//.www.evergreenmtb.org/my/waiver: Right click and click open in new window: Event Waiver & Release (evergreenmtb.org) This waiver needs to be signed once a year. When you click the link, it will tell you whether you have signed this year. If not, it will give you a link to sign it.
Please cancel your RSVP before the ride time if you can’t make the ride. Text the rider leader at the below contact if you have to cancel within two hours of the ride.
We will ride Grand Ridge, all greens and blues. We'll climb up from the E Sunset Way Parking Lot, over the freeway, up the Grand Ridge Trail, around the Water Tower Loop & back down Grand Ridge to the cars (option to ride further, beyond Water Tower Loop, toward Duthie if everyone is game). Psyched!
About the Ride/ Grunt Rating
Grand Ridge is a classic. It's about 10.5 miles, about 1,200 feet of climbing and around 2 hours of moving time (total time will be longer). Classic XC.
Park at the E Sunset Way Parking Lot in Issaquah. We'll meet by the sign in the parking lot at 9:00 am. Please be on time :)
From Seattle-->I-90 East-->Exit 18/E Sunset Way-->Right at the fork, parking lot is just there on the left down the hill
Ride leader contact info
Katherine Meyer (206) 849-7699; feel free to reach out with questions. Text me if you want me to send driving directions to your phone. :)
Pack, helmet, snack, water, tools, pump/CO2 & a tube that fits your bike, so you can repair a flat if you get one. Knee & elbow pads are optional.
Conditions for cancellation
(heavy wind, lightning, flooding etc.) If a ride must be canceled, the ride leader will attempt to contact anyone signed up by 3pm the day before the ride.
Crank Sisters have a no-drop policy with adjusting for rider pace and stops for regrouping.