Day 453: Olympic National Park

This morning we said goodbye to the Seven Cedars casino and drove West to Sequim, where we found the cheapest diesel I’ve ever seen:

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From there, we continued West to Port Angeles and Olympic National Park:

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The kids worked on the Junior Ranger workbooks and received their badges:

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The road to Hurricane Ridge climbs about 5000 feet of vertical over 18 miles from the visitor center, so I decided to give it a shot:

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It was raining on the way up with 20 mile and hour winds and it was in the high 30s at the top, so I was soaked and pretty miserable by the time I reached the summit:

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Not much of a view today:

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4895 feet of vertical over 17.9 miles:

After the ride, we drove back into Port Angeles to overnight at the Walmart. See the trip map for today’s drive and our current location.

Day 452: Homeschooling at the Casino
Day 454: Suds of Wisdom and Feiro Marine Center

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