Cycling Unicoi Gap North
Ride 2.3 miles gaining 703’ at 5.8% average grade.
This climb is in the North Georgia Mountains. The climb is moderately challenging with a fairly steady grade that rarely goes above 8%. The steepest ¼ mile is 7.8% and the steepest ½ mile is 7.1%.
This climb is in the Chattahoochee NF (866,468 acres; est. 1936).
The Appalachian Trail crosses at Unicoi Gap.
Traffic and roadway: The roadway is excellent. There is moderate traffic on this route, including truck traffic.
Unicoi Gap North is one of the gaps included in the 103.8 mile/11,230 vertical feet Six Gap Century (including Neels Gap, Hogpen Gap, Unicoi Gap, Jack’s Gap, Wolfpen Gap, and Woody Gap). A route map of the Six Gap Century can be found here.