DORMAR is a backwards version of RAMROD. It differs from RAMROD by going the opposite direction and by being a totally unsupported ride. You will need good fitness and self-reliance to complete this ride successfully. DORMAR is 152 miles with a little bit more than 10,000′ of climbing, including two major mountain passes climbs.
The ride starts in the Enumclaw Fairgrounds parking lot, at 45026-45098 284th Ave SE, Enumclaw, WA 98022.
The starting time is “Whenever you want”. I’m planning on starting at 5AM to get as much done before it gets too hot
You can find the RideByGps route here. You can download a route for your GPS from it; figuring out how to do that is left as an exercise for the reader.
A preview of the route is here. Please read it as it has important information.
|40.2||Right||Highway 123 (Cayuse)|
|108.7||Right||Eatonville – Alder Cutoff Road|
|116.1||Stop||Deli Stop (Cottage Bakery)|
|126.2||Right||Store! Orville Road|
|136.4||L & R||Onto Trail|
|142.0||Right||Store! Highway 162|
|148.9||Right||Warner / SE 456th|
- A blinky rear light and money are REQUIRED to get into the national park.
- Pay attention to the lack of water stops at the start of the ride, and make sure you plan accordingly.
- This is a long ride; make sure to turn your GPS to smart recording to save battery life
- The descents will be long and fast. Please choose an appropriate speed.