Held in Clarkston, WA and Lewiston, ID on Fri-Sat-Sun, June 20-22, 2014. This event promises to deliver driving excitement along with exceptional scenic views, while driving across the state of Washington to the SE corner of the state. The highlight of this tour will be either a jet boat ride in Hells Canyon on the Snake River, or a scenic drive on portions of the Hells Canyon Scenic Byway. [There is an optional Sunday night stay for those wishing to return home Monday.]
This tour includes driving the Spiral Highway, a 10 mile stretch of driving delight with hairpin turns tucked into a 2000 foot elevation change, just north of Lewiston. Also featured will be the Rattlesnake Grade, 18 miles of highway with over 110 turns and a 900 foot elevation change, just 30 miles south of Clarkston. The optional drive along Hells Canyon Scenic Byway will offer challenging roads and wonderful vistas along Hells Canyon. This will be photographer’s dream tour.
You do not have to drive an Audi, nor be a club member to attend. Persons interested in this tour may join or depart the tour along any portion of the itinerary for the weekend. Group drive and meeting information will be provided to drivers who register for the event.
The tour will depart Seattle Friday headed for the Guest House Inn in Lewiston. The group drive will be approx 6 hours and 302 miles. Dinner will be in Lewiston that evening. After dinner, the group will enjoy an evening drive on the Spiral Highway, continuing up and down the highway until sunset.
FRIDAY: Drive Seattle to Lewiston
SATURDAY: Rattlesnake Grade and Jet Boat Tour
SUNDAY: Hells Canyon Scenic Byway / or drive home
MONDAY[optional]: Clarkston to Home. Drivers will enjoy early morning drive on the Spiral highway, before group drive departing back to the Seattle
Further information, and room reservations, please contact event leader Mark Yonker or call 253-670-8575.