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Cyclists climb Steptoe Butte

ROSALIA - On Saturday, June 29, over a dozen cyclist gathered at Rosalia City Park to make their annual trip up the Steptoe Butte.

The group, Spokane Bike Club, was founded in 1973 and has been making the annual excursion to the butte since 1992, as a training ride to prepare for longer distances. While the group had a mixed range of ages for the cyclist, several had done this ride many times.

Sally Phillips, 76, of Spokane, joined the group in 1989 and has joined in on the training ride up Steptoe Butte since 1992. When asked how the area compares to other places she has cycled long distance,...


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