Foothills Parkway Ride from Wears Valley Bike Climb - PJAMM Cycling

0.9
FIETS
14.7 mi
DISTANCE
2,249 ft
GAINED
-0.58 %
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Page Contributor(s): Carla and Tom Morton, Granger, IN, USA

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Ride from the northernmost point of the Foothills Parkway to the mid-point in Walland. There are eight unnamed scenic viewpoints along this route.  

There are two primary climbs on this route: (a) 4.6 miles at 4.2% at the beginning, and (b) 1.5 miles at 5.8% beginning at mile 8.7.

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Roadway: This is a two lane road in excellent condition with a narrow shoulder throughout most of the ride.

Traffic: Mild.

Parking: On the side of the road at the start of the climb (Map; Street View). 
Provisions: At Marathon Gas at the start of the climb, or near the finish in Townsend 4.5 miles south of Walland on Highway 321 (Map). 
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A moderately challenging option is an out-and-back of this ride - 30 miles gaining 5,280' (Map), or the very challenging out-and-back of the full Parkway to its southern finish/start and back at 63 miles and 8,370' of climbing (Map). 

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