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

Ski Resort and Cafe mile 27.2 of 29​ 

Ski Run Rd mile 25.7 

 Note:  Click on “View full route" (top left) which opens the Mt. Lemmon 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 a link in this 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.

Start(click and drag map; double click to move forward)​


  • Distance:                                  29 miles          

  • Beginning elevation:              2,760

  • Ending elevation:                   9,133

  • Elevation gained:                   7,080'

  • Average Grade:                     4.3%

  • Fiets Index:                            9.87
  • Location:  Climb begins at the corner of E Catalina Hwy (becomes Mt Lemmon Hwy) and E Snyder Rd (32.29483, -110.75438 latitude/longitude) 21 miles from Tucson International Airport. 

Windy Point mile 14.8 - perhaps best vista point​ 


 Each elevation segment ~ 1/4 mile

Cycling and Climbing Arizona - Mt. Lemmon