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Note:  Click on “View full route" (top left) which opens the Burke Mountain 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 8-18%

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

Cycling and Climbing Vermont - Burke Mountain


  • Distance:                                3.3 miles                  

  • Beginning elevation:            1,125'

  • Ending elevation:                 3,180'

  • Elevation gained:                 2,075

  • Average Grade:                   12.7%

  • Fiets Index:                           7.76
  • Location:  Climb begins on aptly named Mountain Road 1.16 miles from its intersection with Hwy 114, 1.5 miles east of East Burke, VT, and 144 miles northwest of Portland International Jetport (PWM) at 44.59088, -71.91779 latitude/longitude.

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