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  • Distance:                                 16.2 miles                  

  • Beginning elevation:             2,273'

  • Ending elevation:                 6,621'

  • Elevation gained:                 4,408'
  • Average Grade:                   5%

  • Fiets Index:                           7.68
  • Location:  Climb begins at the start of Hwy 273 at its junction with Hwy 66 (Green Springs Hwy), 7 miles south of Ashland OR, 23 miles south of Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport (MFR) at 42.13153, -122.61225 latitude/longitude.

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

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

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

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Strava segment begins 1.3 miles up the road from our route.  Hover cursor over segment slices (left) for exact  grade of a particular segment. Map route (bottom) colors correlate with elevation legend colors.

Cycling and Climbing Oregon

Mt. Ashland