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DH62 (Non Feature DH)
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Distance: 39.3 mi / 63.2 km Traffic: Moderate

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At a Glance

Bonaparte Creek. Bonaparte Lake. Little Bonaparte Mtn. Although Napoleon left his mark at many places around here, we’re disappointed he couldn’t prevent this DH suffering the bitter wages of WSDOT’s war on curves. While the Pavement’s probably slightly better than what the Little Emperor found, we expect this section of highway was a lot twistier when he first led his armies here. True, this section of Hwy 20 begins its march westward with an orderly formation of curves, winding steadily up the hillside out of Tonasket. But once you breach the ridge and storm the Bonaparte Creek valley, curve-combatting engineers outflank your left-right-left maneuvers. Wave after wave of straightaways launch their beleaguering attacks as you roll through the Bonaparte Creek, Toroda, and West Granite Creek valleys. The spirit of the revolution still lives, however, in the skirmish of esses just beyond the TE-A turnoff, the sweeping assault on the Wauconda Summit and the victorious, final descent into Republic. Vive le DH!



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