Biking Rainier: Highway 410

Highway 410 transits the northern part of Mt. Rainier National Park, starting at the Crystal Mountain turnoff and ending at Chinook Pass. This video begins at Cayuse Pass and ends at the park boundary, with the last part of the video filmed in February of 2015, an unusually low snow year. Highway 410 was closed to vehicles for the winter but the road was clear of snow, allowing me to venture into the park via the White River entrance and even day hike to Summerland, practically impossible in a normal snow year. The first part of the video was filmed on June 8, 2016, covering the 3 miles and 1000 foot descent from Cayuse Pass to the White River entrance to the park. The grade on Highway 410 allowed for some consistently higher speeds versus some of the other bike rides I have captured.