General Discussion Technical Help Performance and … And of course enough tools and parts to fix anything in an emergency. After talking to him about it, I knew I had to do it. Fantastic little Drive I've only done sections 1 and 2 hoping to do the rest of it this summer or maybe some of it this winter will see how things go. Looking for something easier to do this summer to get my feet wet. Discussion Starter • #1 • Jan 22, 2013. Travel Forum ; Airlines ; Best of 2020 ; Road Trips ; Help Center ; Washington Backcountry Discovery Route, Stevenson: Address, Washington Backcountry Discovery Route Reviews: 5/5. From the Oregon and Washington border into Canada. The original WABDR route was conceived and mapped by Bryce Stevens and Andrew Cull in early 2010. Share on reddit. 2 Posts . a dozen or maybe even two dozen folks. Dust was minimal. 3 or 4 days if you stop and take pic's. I am planning to do Section 4-6 after the NWOR in June. Posts: 2,096 Washington Backcountry Discovery Route. Share on email . Forums. Racing by all those guys on the giant adventure bikes convinced me that I never want one. Menu US Northwest June 2020 WABDR - Washington Backcountry Discovery Route. Any more info on the different sections? Still warm enough to camp, just don't camp at high altitudes. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. To report any route updates, changes or closures, please email us. The IDBDR is the fifth route developed by the Backcountry Discovery Routes organization for dual-sport and adventure motorcycle travel. I highly recommend it. The South to North route winds through the Cascade Mountains and some arid landscapes in the foothills of Eastern Washington. So much so that I ran our of gas 3 times... luckily I had a gas bladder and my buddy has a desert tank to steal gas from. On 8/27/2019 at 6:59 AM, Troy_Turner said: On ‎8‎/‎30‎/‎2019 at 6:13 PM, woods-rider said: On 8/30/2019 at 6:13 PM, woods-rider said: Copyright© ThumperTalk, Inc. - All rights reserved. We did it on 450's and 500's and it was wonderful. We completed the WABDR Washington Backcountry Discovery Route. Most who DNF is because of a mechanical issue such as brakes or a flat or a chain breaking. We did it on 450's and 500's and it was wonderful. Listed as 650 miles we ended with 850 with a few single track detours. In addition to Washington’s Backcountry Discovery Route, there are nine other states with completed backcountry routes and more in development. Racing by all those guys on the giant adventure bikes convinced me that I never want one. I think that if we tried to race it we wouldn't have enjoyed it nearly as much. By I know of less than a handful who have done it near the 24 HR mark and only one who has done it UNDER. "The Washington Backcountry Discovery Route (WABDR) is a scenic route across Washington State from Oregon to Canada through the Cascade Mountain Range. Search forums. You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. Location: Woodland, WA. Share on twitter. Listed as 650 miles we ended with 850 with a few single track detours. I had wanted to do it solo so I could be cool like Hans, but the idea … how long of a trip is it? Look at the the info. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. We stayed at local hotels. The 600-mile route follows a connection of mostly unpaved backroads that can be ridden on dual-sport and adventure motorcycles or driven in 4x4 and high-clearance 4WD vehicles." It’s an awesome time! I have done the Desert 100 for years and that's about as much racing I can take. Over its span of roughly 600 miles the WABDR runs nearly parallel to … I highly recommend it. It’s broken down into six chunks, which we’ll highlight further down, that are anywhere between 66 and 123 miles each. All we brought was extra clothes and shoes for exploring, swimming and going out to eat. Thanks for sharing the link!! Recent Posts ; Menu. 3 Reviews #8 of 12 things to do in Stevenson. Many high passes over 12,000 feet in the plan. Beautiful views but if u are against mtn pin stripes this isn’t the route for you. Railing gravel roads as fast as you can all day sounds boring, tiring, dangerous, and you miss all the good stuff about the BDR (views, swimming holes, cave visitations). Routes are chosen to balance longevity, beauty, adventure, and gas stations, but things can change in the backcountry. You must log in or register to reply here. Racing by all those guys on the giant adventure bikes convinced me that I never want one. My buddy and I are not sure if Anakee 2 tires will handle this trail. Be sure to check out the discovery points, packing lists and FAQ’s for any routes you are considering. The Washington Backcountry Discovery Route videos take you through each section on the route, from start to finish, revealing the amazing beauty of the Cascade Mountains and arid landscapes of Eastern Washington. Eight dual sport riders ride the Washington Backcountry Discovery Route. Explore Our Forums. Full Forum Listing . NAXJA Forum User : Join Date: Sep 2006. Share on pinterest. I've done that route on the road, but never on the WABDR. Register Log In XT225+250 Rider's Group Forums Washington Trails Washington Backcountry Discovery Route: Portal Forums Calendar Active Threads Search Forum Help: Search: GREAT RIDES & STAYS! Washington … Did this trip a couple years ago and had a ball. REVER Media. Trying for 24 hours doesn’t even sound fun. Let the adventure begin! This 600 mile long north-south route utilizes mostly un-paved backroads through the Cascade Mountains. Washington Backcountry Discovery Route. Overland Trips and Events. In the Washington State trails section in our forum. Just got back from doing the Washington Backcountry Discovery Route with some buddies. Awesome! BDR Routes. Fantastic time and lots of amazing views. The go around is actually a fun little section. The roads include dirt, gravel, and pavement surfaces and may include rocks, ruts, sand, mud and snow depending on time of … … We had a great time. I just did the first three sections (Carson to cashmere) the weekend before last with a bunch of extra stuff on the side. We are thinking Utah next year. Washington Backcountry Discovery Route. Did a lot of weather dodging for a couple of days. Route was in great shape. Dude. This is cool!! Washington BDR Sections Descriptions ‍ Section 1 The symbolic beginning of the route involves cross the “Bridge of the Gods” from Oregon into Washington, just west of Stevenson, WA. And yes if you stick to the route it is pretty easy ride but we detoured a lot of extra miles per day. Copyright© ThumperTalk, Inc. - All rights reserved.ThumperTalk® is a registered trademark. The route will be put together Summer 2012 with GPS Tracks, Butler map and movie to follow. Shes big but capable. I've done a part of this! The BDR team has decided the next state will be Colorado. Published: June 2, 2016. Washington Backcountry Discovery Route, Stevenson: See 3 reviews, articles, and photos of Washington Backcountry Discovery Route, ranked No.8 on Tripadvisor among 12 attractions in Stevenson. JavaScript is disabled. james1300 Track School Dazed. Only mention because I checked one of the route fuel stops today for a crew to see if the pumps were still open. Posts: 55. I don't know anyone who has done it in 24 hours. Looking forward to exploring further north next year. Plan your multi-day off-road motorcycle adventure with our free tracks, interactive maps, photos, video content as well as hotel, food & gas information. I'm planning a trip this summer from the southern part of the WABDR from Washington Hwy 14 north to say, Washington 503. I'm looking to join a crew through the area if any one is heading that way this summer. https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=uCWR3JmeCv. According to him, the ride was pretty easy on his bike but the big adv bmws/ktms made it a challenge for his group to finish. I’ve done parts of this trip, but never the whole thing in one shot. After getting the idea from some other guys, I'm planning to go for a solo, sub-24 hour WABDR run on my YZ450FX next summer. Is anyone planning a trip on the Washington Backcountry Discovery Route? Washington Backcountry Discovery Route - Full Route Descriptions and Travel Information. Nice. Troy_Turner, August 26, 2019 in Northwest. Search this forum only. We did it on 450's and 500's and it was wonderful. At NWFest this last year, XJourney arrived at camp late on Thursday night after taking the Washington Backcountry Discovery Route to Long Meadow. Just got back from doing the Washington Backcountry Discovery Route with some buddies. Not sure if it can be done without a big crash . Super easy ride, but very enjoyable. or where to find more info? … I would say that you could drive a 2wd sedan on 80-90% of it when it’s dry. This website provides you with free GPS tracks, information, and planning tools for each Backcountry Discovery Route. Looks awesome! We think they are a badge of honor so... it’s a easy trip in the dry and can get darned slick in the wet (duh)... was one of my favorite trips I’ve done! Forums. The route will begin in Four Corners and head north east from there. Take Squilchick Rd to Wenatchee and conect back to 7100 by taking #2 Canyon Rd to rd 7101 which connects back to 7100. 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