Pinkham Notch South Bike Climb - PJAMM Cycling

Pinkham Notch South


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Page Contributor(s): John Summerson, The Complete Guide to Climbing (by Bike) in the Northeast.

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Climb Summary

Cycling Pinkham Notch South, New Hampshire - sign and building for Pinkham Notch Visitor Center, Appalachian Mountain Club, White Mountain National Forest

Cycling Pinkham Notch South, New Hampshire

Photo: Appalachian Trail

“The south side of Pinkham Notch is a medium length and grade climb towards mighty Mount Washington.  Begin by riding north on Route 16 over moderate slope and with traffic here and there.  There are no surprises on this one and eventually you can see the big peaks of the White Mountains to your left.  The climb ends as the road goes flat beyond.  The Mount Washington Auto Road is several miles further north.” (This quote is presented with the approval of John Summerson, from his book, The Complete Guide to Climbing (by Bike) in the Northeast, pg. 89.)