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

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

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


  • Distance:                              5.3 miles                         

  • Beginning elevation:            652'

  • Ending elevation:                  3,849

  • Elevation gained:                 3,173'

  • Average Grade:                   11.1%

  • Fiets Index:                         11.4

  • Location:  Climb begins at the intersection of Highway 7A and Skyline Drive, Sunderland, VT,  56 miles from Albany, NY.  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, ME,(43.11743, -73.11345 latitude/longitude).

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  Each elevation grid ~ 1/5 mile

Cycling and Climbing VT - Mount Equinox

Note:  Click on “View full route" (top left) which opens the Mt. Equinox 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.