Bier and BMWs in Little Bavaria: March 5th, 2016

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Change the oil, check the tire pressure and lets go to the second greatest place on Earth, Leavenworth, Washington. March 5th we will depart from two locations in Eastern and Western Washington taking Highway 2 into Leavenworth for Lunch at Munchen Haus. This event is open to anyone who loves cars and can enjoy the rules of the road. Hope to see a lot of faces we haven’t seen in a while and some new ones as well.

Eastern Washington Plans

Departure Address:
10306 W Highway 2
Airway Heights, Washington

Meet in front of Quiznos in the Wal-Mart Parking Lot in Airway Heights, Washington at 9AM and depart at 930AM. Plenty of food and gas including a Walmart in this same parking lot. We will take Highway 2 all of the way into Leavenworth arriving around 1PM. Lunch from 1-3PM and depart back to Eastern Washington for those who are not staying the night.

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Western Washington Plans

Departure Address:
University of Washington Bothell Parking Lot
18115 Campus Way Northeast
Bothell, WA 98011

Meet at 10AM at UW of Bothell Parking lot and leave by 1030AM taking the US522 to Highway 2 and into Leavenworth, Washington.

Lodging
Evergreen Inn – 1-800-327-7212
1117 Front Street
Leavenworth, Washington 98826Rooms starting at $79.99/night and you can book online now at http://www.evergreeninn.com/. Most members are reserving rooms here.

 

5erWest 2016: July 15-17th Gladstone, Oregon

You have been notified, mark your calendar and get your old 5er road ready because on July 15th-17th we storm Gladstone, Oregon for another celebration of the best chassis BMW has to offer (in our opinion).  We are currently seeking sponsors, volunteers and organizers to make 2016 the best 5erWest yet.  Contact us if you can fill any of those roles and of course, spread the word with your friends. Registration is currently open.

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Autos und Alkohol: Mid-Winter drive to little Bavaria

Change the oil, check the tire pressure and lets go to the second greatest place on Earth, Leavenworth, Washington.  March 7 we will depart from two locations in Eastern and Western Washington taking Highway 2 into Leavenworth for Lunch at Gustav’s Restaurant.  This event is open to anyone who loves cars and can enjoy the rules of the road. Hope to see a lot of faces we haven’t seen in a while and some new ones as well.

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Eastern Washington Plans

Departure Address:
10306 W Highway 2
Airway Heights, Washington

Meet at Jack in the Box in Airway Heights, Washington at 9AM and depart at 930AM. Plenty of food and gas including a Walmart in this same parking lot. We will take Highway 2 all of the way into Leavenworth arriving around 1PM.  Lunch from 1-3PM and depart back to Eastern Washington for those who are not staying the night.

lwroute

Western Washington Plans

Departure Address:
University of Washington Bothell Parking Lot
18115 Campus Way Northeast
Bothell, WA 98011

Meet at 10AM at UW of Bothell Parking lot and leave by 1030AM taking the US522 to Highway 2 and into Leavenworth, Washington.

Lodging
Evergreen Inn – 1-800-327-7212
1117 Front Street
Leavenworth, Washington 98826

Rooms starting at $79.99/night and you can book online now at http://www.evergreeninn.com/. Most members are reserving rooms here.

Montana Run 2014: September 27th

Date is set, mark your calendars and get your Bimmers ready for our annual end of Summer blast into Montana.

EVENT DETAILS:

Meet up at 9:30am
South corner of the Albertson’s parking lot in Liberty Lake . Be sure to have enough gas to get to Kingston. (apx 45 Miles) 

Departure at 10:00 am.
We’ll take Appleway out of town to regroup before hitting I-90. Please observe all local rules of the road and be mindful of other drivers.

EXIT 40 **NEW**
(similar to last year, but we’ll take Exit 40 and roll into Kingston on a little side road. If you miss it, take the Kingston Exit and go North to the first gas station on the North side of I-90)

Gas and Regroup
Our first scheduled stop will be at the Shell station in Kingston. Use this opportunity to fill your tank (and perhaps empty another) 
Next gas 60 miles.

Coeur D’Alene River
We’ll head North along the river before turning East toward Thompson Pass.

Thompson Pass scenic overlook
Our next scheduled stop will be here. The entrance can sneak up on you, so watch for brake lights and signals! Photo opportunity, piss break.

Welcome to Montana!
We’ll head down into Montana on one of the most amazing mountain passes that you’ll ever have the privilege of driving. With new surfacing just a couple years ago and a 70mph speed limit, it should be a nice smooth, and fast drop into Thompson Falls.

Minnie’s Cafe – Thompson Falls, MT
Lunch!!

Clark Fork River
After lunch the route will follow the the river down the most amazing river valley in Montana before heading South down the Lo Lo River towards St. Regis where we’ll stop to fill up and maybe buy some goodies.

The Gut
Here we’ll jump back on I90 and head West back toward Spokane. This is a fun drive over a couple of twisty mountain passes.

Scenic Stop / Regroup
Once you hit the top of the pass and Leave Montana, you’ll go under an overpass (to the ski hill) and round a corner to the left. On the right hand side, watch for a paved “exit”. It is unmarked so watch for a large gravel pull-out that precedes it. We’ll all stop here for one last chance for photos before hitting I-90 again for home.

Rules of the Road
Please drive responsibly. Northwest BMW Club cannot be held responsible for any damage or injury that may occur due to the actions of others.

Do not drive in a manner that may put other vehicles in danger.

If you do not know where you are going, do not pass the lead car.

If you plan on separating from the group, be sure to make your intent clear to the event organizer and/or lead vehicle.

Have fun!