Background photo - U.S. #5 Pikes Peak CO.


Each segment is .2 miles

Photos are in order from bottom to top of climb

 Note:  Click on “View full route" (top left) which opens the Mt Washington RideWithGPS page.  Hover over the distance line at the spot you would like to begin a sub-  segment for this climb.  Click your mouse on the start point and drag the vertical graphing line the distance you wish to obtain sub-detail from, then release the  mouse at the end point.  This will give you the following sub-detail for the selected segment in the “Metrics” window top right of the page:  (a) distance, (b) Elevation  gained and lost, (c) max grade, (d) average grade (e) that segment's climb category – e.g. Cat 1, HC, etc., and (f) FIETS score for the segment.

 Note: To return to this page after clicking on link  in text, either (a) backspace, or (b) click the "back arrow" on your browser.

 NoteScroll  in text box to view  more of the Ride Description.

Hover cursor over segment slices, below, for exact  grade of a particular segment. Map route (bottom) colors correlate with elevation legend colors.



Statistics and Details

  • Distance:                                7.4 miles                         

  • Beginning elevation:            1,584'

  • Ending elevation:                  6,2,68

  • Elevation gained:                 4,635'

  • Average Grade:                    11.9%

  • Fiets Index:                            18.01
  • Location:  Climb begins at the the Mt Washinton Auto Road toll Booth, just past the junction of Mt Washington Toll and White Mountain Roads, 8 miles south of Gorham, NH, and 90 miles northwest of Portland, MN,(44.28927, -71.22967 latitude/longitude).