Background photo - U.S. #5 Pikes Peak CO.
Note: Click on “View full route" (top left) which opens the Mt. Ascutney 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.
Elevation segments are ~ 1/4 mile each.
Purple to Black segments are 8-17%
#55 on the Top 100 list, Mt. Ascutney is an extremely steep, albeit brief, climb to the parking lot at the end of Mt. Ascutney State Park Road. At 11% (the Strava segment is reported at 12%) and 3.5 miles, this is the shortest climb in the first 60 of the Top 100 U.S. Climbs - you get your bang for your climbing buck on this one! The other Top 100 climb within 200 miles of this climb are #3 Mt Washington, NH, #18 Mt. Equinox, VT, #41 Whiteface Mt, NY, and #87 Burke Mt, VT).
Hover cursor over segment slices (left) for exact grade of a particular segment. Map route (bottom) colors correlate with elevation legend colors.
Start(click and drag map; double click to move forward)