Near downtown seattle. I have a 2011 leaf with probably about 75-80% battery. I might be able to make it to skykomish in summer, maybe. Winter, absolutely not.
Peri

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How far away are you from Edmonds?


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Sent: Friday, July 7, 2017 10:33:14 AM
Subject: Re: [EVDL] EVLN: US Highway 2

Sounds encouraging. And, you had no issue with the skykomish or Sultan
QC working properly?
Peri

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>Peri,  I have done this several times.  I usually end up in Plain.
>From Edmonds we make it to Skykomish, charge there and have about 22
>miles left as the summit.  Regen down and have 22-25 miles left at
>Plain.  On the way back, full charge when leaving Plain.  Plenty of
>extra at the summit and regen to Sultan.  Home with 40+ to Edmonds.
>That is summer travel.  Winter is a little more tight but have done it
>several times.  Plan to go to Wenatchee  in a few weeks and maybe
>Chelan.
>
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>To: "ev" <ev@lists.evdl.org>
>Sent: Friday, July 7, 2017 8:19:33 AM
>Subject: Re: [EVDL] EVLN: US Highway 2
>
> >
> >http://electric-vehicle-discussion-list.413529.n4.nabble.com/Scenic-Electric-Highway-US-2-EVSE-goes-through-Spokane-WA-td4687235.html
> >Scenic 'Electric Highway' (US 2) EVSE goes through Spokane-WA
> >U.S. Highway 2 across the Washington Cascades from Everett to Spokane
> >now
> >has the distinction of being the first electric-vehicle-friendly
>scenic
> >byway in all of ...
> >
>Looking at Plugshare, the number of charging points has certainly
>improved over the last couple years. Aside from cost, which is pretty
>steep ($0.50 / kwh at skykomish), it's still a challenge.
>
>For example, it's about 80 miles from Seattle to Stevens Pass, with a
>4000' climb (6000' if you include the ups and downs). For a Leaf, this
>will require a charge somewhere before climbing the pass. Skykomish is
>65 miles, which might be possible without a stop, but would likely give
>me range anxiety. So, I would need to stop in Sultan, 45 miles from
>Seattle. There's aren't any charge points at Stevens Pass, so I would
>have to stop at Skykomish, about 25 miles from Sultan. From there it's
>another 15 miles to the pass. On the return, maybe it's possible to to
>make it all the way back to Sultan but, again, I probably would get
>range anxiety. So, another stop at Skykomish, and then at Sultan.
>Doable, but risky. If any of these charge points aren't working, you're
>stuck.
>
>Has anyone tried a trip like this?
>
>Peri
>
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