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Cycling the Blue Ridge Parkway to Mount Pisgah from the north.
Ride ride 14.5 miles gaining 3,800’ at 3.7% average grade.
Warning: There are several long very dark tunnels on this route - bring head and tail lights.
“Mt. Pisgah is a very scenic climb along the Blue Ridge Parkway. The grade is fairly steady and multiple (9) tunnels need to be negotiated along the way. The first 3 are long enough that they are pitch dark so go prepared.” Presented with authority from John Summerson’s The Complete Guide to Climbing (by bike) in the Southeast, p. 93
Views along Blue Ridge Parkway.