ADVrider

ADVrider (http://www.advrider.com/forums/index.php)
-   Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. (http://www.advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=48)
-   -   Mattawa - How deep is the snow? (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=851690)

K_N_Fodder 12-29-2012 08:35 AM

Mattawa - How deep is the snow?
 
Heh... I always get a giggle posting in the "Green and Wet" thread when it's white and 15 degrees out... :D

Couple buddies and I were hoping to drive up (and down, and west) to Mattawa tomorrow. Any local knowledge around to tell us we are or aren't crazy?

Thanks a bunch.
Justin

K_N_Fodder 12-29-2012 02:07 PM

C'mon gents, somebody must know :). Leaving early AM tomorrow... just don't want to do the 4 hour drive if we're not going to be able to ride :D

mlyamkaw 12-29-2012 03:56 PM

http://www.wsdot.com/traffic/cameras....aspx?cam=1107

Here is the closest camera to the area. I have been wanting to know too. This is lower than the Mattawa area, however. There is a camera at the George concert area which is higher elevation, and that shows snow.
If you go, post up conditions, we are riding somewhere Monday or Tuesday.:deal

mamacone 12-29-2012 04:50 PM

Not sure about Mattawa, there is a little snow in Kennewick and light fluff happening now. I am sure Mattawa is ridable. Will be a little snow in places. Juniper would be my choice if I was driving four hours. Last time I was at Mattawa half the area had been fenced off leaving limited riding.

hayshaker 12-29-2012 05:08 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by K_N_Fodder (Post 20352816)
C'mon gents, somebody must know :). Leaving early AM tomorrow... just don't want to do the 4 hour drive if we're not going to be able to ride :D

There is going to be snow and ice. I have 2" on the ground at George so would expect the same plus more as you gain elevation. It is still good fun but a bit chilly. I don't mind the snow but ice is no fun in the canyons unless you are studded.

TONY

hayshaker 12-29-2012 05:11 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by mlyamkaw (Post 20353356)
http://www.wsdot.com/traffic/cameras....aspx?cam=1107

Here is the closest camera to the area. I have been wanting to know too. This is lower than the Mattawa area, however. There is a camera at the George concert area which is higher elevation, and that shows snow.
If you go, post up conditions, we are riding somewhere Monday or Tuesday.:deal

I have Tuesday off and could consider a ride.

TONY

Grantizzle 12-29-2012 10:36 PM

a few buddies and i are making the drive over on the 1st for a ride. none of us have been before, so if you see two KTMs and a DR650 on their side, come say hi. just don't make too much fun, we're sensitive.

K_N_Fodder 12-29-2012 10:54 PM

Ha! Thanks gents. Snowing like a bugger down here in Bend. I'd better get packing, leaving at 05:00 or thereabouts :huh. Tough to do, just rolling home from a holiday party...:freaky

K_N_Fodder 01-01-2013 09:31 AM

It was deep at higher elevations gents. Fun in the canyons and some of the hill climbs, deeps snow on top. I'll try to get some pics up today, but I left my camera at a New Year's party last night. The drive up sucked balls, deep snow, ice, freezing fog, etc. Much better on the way back.

Post face plant.
http://yodogsmith.smugmug.com/photos...-XGdKZHs-L.jpg


Times are GMT -7.   It's 10:47 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014