About the Race

The Cascade Ultra is on Aug ust 16-17...Register today and hold your spot!

Race Route

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Our most recent blog posts...
Cascade Ultra is ON!
The new 2014 race route has been planned, and with 452 miles of scenic mountain riding, it should prove to be the highlight of the race season for those who ride it! Dates are August 16-17th. For route detail check out THE 2014 RACE MAP.  This year Loup Loup Pass has been added to the route, in addition to Rainy Pass, Washington Pass, and Stevens Pass.   [more]
Driving directions :.... From Trinkets & Treasures in Fall City, to US-2 E/Stevens Pass Hwy   Starting from:   33511 - SE Redmond-Fall City Rd 1 Head northwest on WA-HWY 202 West. 2 Turn right onto NE Ames Lake Rd 3 Continue onto Ames Lake-Carnation Rd NE 4 Continue onto NE Carnation Farm Rd 5 Turn left onto WA-203 N/Carnation Duvall Rd NE/Fall City Duvall Rd 6 At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit ontoNE 124th St 7 Turn right onto W Snoqualmie Valley Rd NE 8 Continue onto High Bridge Rd 9 Turn right onto 179th Ave SE/Crescent Lake Rd [more]
NEW UPDATE:  as of Thursday, Aug 15th we are still up and running. The Mud slides in the North Cascades totally wiped out the main road, causing them to close, and us to relocate the route to another part of the state...BUT, it will be a fun adventure, into new territory for all of us.  We are still a RAAM qualifier, so no worries. Someone asked, so I am just reiterating to all of you. The route is being marked right now and we will have a hard copy cheat sheet, for you, with any updates etc... when you [more]
425 mile COUP de CASCADES, still up and running.
YES, we are still up and running this year...AUG 17th & 18th 2013. Never fear, we are here to answer any questions you might have about the race. Make sure to sign up early...as the prices will go up this year as the race gets closer to the start date. We are continuing the 425 mile tradition this year with a big Cascade loop, for all you cyclers and racers...and riders. Again our focus is on ERADICATION of POLIO worldwide...and new this year DIABETES awareness. We will make some small changes to the beginning of the race this [more]
2013 Coup is AUG 17th & 18th ….Sign up now…
Hi folks.... here we are again...another year of racing and riding in the BEAUTIFUL Pacific N.W.  Suit up....helmuts on, let's ride.... Sign up your friends and ride as a team. Or just be a little crazy...and go it solo the whole 425 miles around the Cascade Mts. Come enjoy the ONLY ....RAAM ( Race Accross America) qualifier in Washington state... You will love this ravce and our many rides....25, 50 or 100 mile ride for charity....Do it to END POLIO....and to help find a cure for Diabetes. Thanks, Kelly Kyle - Executive Director - Coup de Cascades info@ [more]
COUP de CASCADES – Washington State’s only RAAM qualifier
The Coup de Cascades is a 425 mile bicycle race route, through the Cascade Mountains, making it a RAAM qualifier. Race Across America or RAAM as it is known, has been deemed the “toughest bike race in the world”, according to some. RAAM owner and past racer, Fred Bothling visited the Redmond Rousers Rotary Club, who are the owners and sponsors of the Coup de Cascades. He said, “the area is ripe for road racing. It’s the perfect area to train for all terrains”.  With the total elevation gain of over 24,000 feet, it is an adventure to say the [more]