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Mt. Adams Resource Stewards

Pine Flats Tract

January 2013: Help MARS purchase this valuable habitat

Help Protect the Pine Flats tract in the Glenwood Valley!

$50,000 needed in 90 days

The Mt. Adams Resource Stewards (MARS) is a non profit organization that works toward conservation of habitat in the Mt. Adams area. They are currently working to purchase a 280-acre tract of forestland currently owned by a timberland investment organization. They need to raise $50,000 in 90 days in order to secure the property. Please see more info about the Pine Flats Tract purchase PDF

For additional information, contact:

Mt. Adams Resource Stewards PO Box 152 Glenwood, WA 98619 (509)364-4110 jay-mars@gorge.net

12th Annual Mt. Adams Country Bicycle Tour – 2014

June 28, 2014
7:00 amto8:00 pm

Save the Date!

Grab the family!

Tour the Valley and Mountains!

Register Here!

The southern slopes of Mt. Adams in June are a bicyclist's paradise with good roads, exceptional weather, cool temps, easy to challenging rides and unequalled vistas against the glorious snow clad backdrop of magnificent Mt Adams. The Mt. Adams Country Bicycle Tour is the perfect way to enjoy and explore this spectacular sun-drenched area and awesome views with your fellow riders in the fresh mountain air.

The 12th Annual Mt. Adams Country Tour (MACBT) promises to be better than ever. You can choose from the 11.5 mile Family Fun Ride (Trout Lake Valley), the 51 Mile Loop through Trout Lake, BZ Corner, Glenwood, and back, the 54 Mile Forest Loop (up and down the flanks of Mt Adams) and the combined 105 Mile Infinity Ride (51 + 54 mile loops). Each well-marked ride takes you on quiet country roads through some of the most beautiful countryside around

The rides are fully safety-supported with sag wagons, emergency teams, radio coverage, snacks/rest stops, optional box lunch and post-ride meals. And we've lowered the price on the Family Fun Ride so more families can afford to participate, and added more options for meals and T-shirts.

Mt Adams Country Bicycle Tour is the major fund raising event organized by the non-profit Trout Lake Area Business Association to help support community charity and service groups. Last year we raised over $7000 to help school programs, area fire departments, the local grange, etc. With your help we hope to do even better this year! For more information please e-mail us.

For our riders we offer:

11.5 MILE FAMILY FUN RIDE (White Loop) This non-demanding Fun Ride Loop circles the beautiful Trout Lake Valley with panoramic views of Mt. Adams and Mt. Hood.
Check-In/Registration Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm

51 MILE TROUT LAKE-BZ CORNER-GLENWOOD LOOP (Red Loop) This loop, formerly known as the "Valley Loop," takes you south to BZ Corner then northeast with a gradual 6.5 mile climb toward Glenwood, passing through spectacular rural and farmland scenery, passing Conboy Lake Wildlife Refuge with glimpses of Mt. Adams and possible sightings of elk, deer and migratory birds, then circling through pine forest back into the Trout Lake Valley. 2,700' total elevation gain. Post-ride meal and T-shirt included. Check-In/Registration Time: 7:30am to 11:00am

54 MILE FOREST LOOP (Green Loop) Start with a challenging 14.5 mill climb (2,000' gain), including a short 10% incline, then a long downhill ride with waterfalls, creeks, eagles and all the majesty this special country provides. From there a 10 mile climb up to Big Tire Junction and then a downhill ride you'll never forget takes you back to Trout Lake. 3,800' total elevation gain. Post-ride meal and T-shirt included.
Check-In/Registration Time: 7:30am to 11:00am

105 MILE INFINITY RIDE (Red & Green Loops ) Begin with the TL-BZ-Glenwood Loop (Red). Then stop at Heavenly Grounds on the east side of the gas station for lunch before continuing on the Forest Loop (Green) to complete your 105 mile ride. Total 6,500' elevation gain. This ride is fully supported with sagwagons, emergency teams, radio coverage, snacks/rest stops, and dinner. Post-ride meal and T-shirt included. A box lunch is available to purchase separately for $10.
Check-In/Registration Time: 7:00am to 10:00am

Note: Day-of-race prices are now higher than online pre-registration for the loop rides.
We strongly encourage online pre-registration. Thank you.

Also, only Visa/Mastercard, cash or check payment accepted day-of-race. (Discover and American Express are only available online.)

2014 Cost per participant:

  • $10 Family fun ride (online or day of race) (No meal or T-shirt included)
  • $65 TL-BZ-Glenwood Loop ($55 before June 1 / $75 day of race)
  • $65 Mountain Loop ($55 before June 1 / $75 day of race)
  • $65 Infinity Loop ($55 before June 1 / $75 day of race)

Post-ride meals served from 12 - 5pm. A salmon burger meal with huckleberry ice cream dessert is included for all loop riders. (We will also have a vegetarian option available.) New for 2014 — Box lunches for Infinity loop riders will be available for purchase for $10, they are no longer included in the entry fee. Extra dinners and dinners for guests and Family Fun Ride participants are available to purchase for $15 each for adults, $10 each for children.

Refund information: Full refunds less a $10 processing fee are available up to 10 days prior to the ride. No refunds after that date, which is Wednesday 6/18/2014. Please contact us at troutlakebiketour@gmail.com for information.

***** Save time at registration: Print the appropriate releases and maps. Complete ahead of time and bring them to registration:

Step One: Choose Your Event, Meal and T-Shirt options
            and hit "Register"
(this screen)
Step Two: Enter Registration Information (next screen)
Step Three: Review Order and Enter Payment Information (final screen)

If you'd like to pre-register yet pay by check or at the door, please choose the "Show other payment options" link below the Order Now button and choose "Pay Offline." The Order Now button is for credit card payments only.

Note: Only one form of payment per registration is available through the online registration software. For example, you can not elect to pay half with a credit card and half with a check. If this is your desire, please submit a separate registration for each form of payment desired.

Earlybird rates are good through May 31. Regular rates will be available from June 1 through the event. Online registration ends Friday, June 27 at noon. After that time, you will need to register the morning of the ride.


Cabin Fever Days!

Sponsored by

Trout Lake Grange
Mt. Adams Institute
Cascade Wellness Clinic
Mt. Adams Ranger District
Trout Lake Area Business Association

Friday, January 31 – Sunday, February 2, 2014

Join us for another great weekend of Winter events! Activites include skiing, crafting, eating and our annual Snow Ball Costume party!

View / Download 2014 Schedule of Events (pdf)

For more information, please call: 509-395-2617

Here’s some photos from past events (majority Courtesy of Tom Wooding):

View more 2012 Trout Lake “Cabin Fever” festival photos (Courtesy of Tom Wooding)

White Salmon River Community Work Party – Oct 26 & Nov 2

October 26, 2013
12:00 pmto4:00 pm
12:00 pmto4:00 pm
12:00 pmto4:00 pm
November 2, 2013
9:00 amto1:00 pm
9:00 amto1:00 pm
1:00 pmto3:00 pm
Hey friends & neighbors, Want to be part of an historic process in our own backyards, get your hands dirty and do something good for fish, wildlife and people at the same time? Then please come out and help plant native trees, shrubs and forbs at our restoration site on the White Salmon River, just down from NW Park!–see attached flyer. Would love it if we could really get the community together to work on something that helps our spectacular local river come back from a century of dam-nation. Two dates set so far. Please feel free to share, post, whatever! White Salmon River Volunteer Work Party Flyer Call me with any questions or if you think you might be able to make it to one or both of the work parties. Thanks, everyone! Jeanette 541-806-0961

Scenic Photos

11th Annual Mt. Adams Country Bicycle Tour – 2013

June 29, 2013
7:30 amto5:00 pm
Save the Date! Grab the family! Tour the Valley and Mountains!

Register Now!

The southern slopes of Mt. Adams in June are a bicyclist's paradise with good roads, exceptional weather, cool temps, easy to challenging rides and unequalled vistas against the glorious snow clad backdrop of magnificent Mt Adams. The Mt. Adams Country Bicycle Tour is the perfect way to enjoy and explore this spectacular sun-drenched area and awesome views with your fellow riders in the fresh mountain air.

The 12th Annual Mt. Adams Country Tour (MACBT) promises to be better than ever. You can choose from the 11.5 mile Family Fun Ride (Trout Lake Valley), the 51 Mile Loop through Trout Lake, BZ Corner, Glenwood, and back, the 54 Mile Forest Loop (up and down the flanks of Mt Adams) and the combined 105 Mile Infinity Ride (51 + 54 mile loops). Each well-marked ride takes you on quiet country roads through some of the most beautiful countryside around

The rides are fully safety-supported with sag wagons, emergency teams, radio coverage, snacks/rest stops, optional box lunch and post-ride meals. And we've lowered the price on the Family Fun Ride so more families can afford to participate, and added more options for meals and T-shirts.

Mt Adams Country Bicycle Tour is the major fund raising event organized by the non-profit Trout Lake Area Business Association to help support community charity and service groups. Last year we raised over $7000 to help school programs, area fire departments, the local grange, etc. With your help we hope to do even better this year! For more information please e-mail us.

For our riders we offer:

11.5 MILE FAMILY FUN RIDE (White Loop) This non-demanding Fun Ride Loop circles the beautiful Trout Lake Valley with panoramic views of Mt. Adams and Mt. Hood.
Check-In/Registration Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm

51 MILE TROUT LAKE-BZ CORNER-GLENWOOD LOOP (Red Loop) This loop, formerly known as the "Valley Loop," takes you south to BZ Corner then northeast with a gradual 6.5 mile climb toward Glenwood, passing through spectacular rural and farmland scenery, passing Conboy Lake Wildlife Refuge with glimpses of Mt. Adams and possible sightings of elk, deer and migratory birds, then circling through pine forest back into the Trout Lake Valley. 2,700' total elevation gain. Post-ride meal and T-shirt included. Check-In/Registration Time: 7:30am to 11:00am

54 MILE FOREST LOOP (Green Loop) Start with a challenging 14.5 mill climb (2,000' gain), including a short 10% incline, then a long downhill ride with waterfalls, creeks, eagles and all the majesty this special country provides. From there a 10 mile climb up to Big Tire Junction and then a downhill ride you'll never forget takes you back to Trout Lake. 3,800' total elevation gain. Post-ride meal and T-shirt included.
Check-In/Registration Time: 7:30am to 11:00am

105 MILE INFINITY RIDE (Red & Green Loops ) Begin with the TL-BZ-Glenwood Loop (Red). Then stop at Heavenly Grounds on the east side of the gas station for lunch before continuing on the Forest Loop (Green) to complete your 105 mile ride. Total 6,500' elevation gain. This ride is fully supported with sagwagons, emergency teams, radio coverage, snacks/rest stops, and dinner. Post-ride meal and T-shirt included. A box lunch is available to purchase separately for $10.
Check-In/Registration Time: 7:00am to 10:00am

Note: Day-of-race prices are now higher than online pre-registration for the loop rides.
We strongly encourage online pre-registration. Thank you.

Also, only Visa/Mastercard, cash or check payment accepted day-of-race. (Discover and American Express are only available online.)

2014 Cost per participant:

  • $10 Family fun ride (online or day of race) (No meal or T-shirt included)
  • $65 TL-BZ-Glenwood Loop ($55 before June 1 / $75 day of race)
  • $65 Mountain Loop ($55 before June 1 / $75 day of race)
  • $65 Infinity Loop ($55 before June 1 / $75 day of race)

Post-ride meals served from 12 - 5pm. A salmon burger meal with huckleberry ice cream dessert is included for all loop riders. (We will also have a vegetarian option available.) New for 2014 — Box lunches for Infinity loop riders will be available for purchase for $10, they are no longer included in the entry fee. Extra dinners and dinners for guests and Family Fun Ride participants are available to purchase for $15 each for adults, $10 each for children.

Refund information: Full refunds less a $10 processing fee are available up to 10 days prior to the ride. No refunds after that date, which is Wednesday 6/18/2014. Please contact us at troutlakebiketour@gmail.com for information.

***** Save time at registration: Print the appropriate releases and maps. Complete ahead of time and bring them to registration:

Step One: Choose Your Event, Meal and T-Shirt options
            and hit "Register"
(this screen)
Step Two: Enter Registration Information (next screen)
Step Three: Review Order and Enter Payment Information (final screen)

If you'd like to pre-register yet pay by check or at the door, please choose the "Show other payment options" link below the Order Now button and choose "Pay Offline." The Order Now button is for credit card payments only.

Note: Only one form of payment per registration is available through the online registration software. For example, you can not elect to pay half with a credit card and half with a check. If this is your desire, please submit a separate registration for each form of payment desired.

Earlybird rates are good through May 31. Regular rates will be available from June 1 through the event. Online registration ends Friday, June 27 at noon. After that time, you will need to register the morning of the ride.

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