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Cycling Mount Meenagah - New York #5 bike climb
Ride 3.3 miles gaining 1,460’ at 8.5% average grade.
The first 1.7 miles of this climb overlap Sam’s Point (NY #7). It was an overcast day in June, 2020 when we did this climb but it was very enjoyable - no traffic and thick forest bordering the final half of the climb.
This climb is entirely within the Minnewaska State Park Preserve (est. 1993; 22,275 acres).
We begin this climb on Hwy 52 at the eastern edge of Ellenville (2010 population 4,135). Structures were first built in this area in 1798.