This climb ranks #5 on the Sonoma-Napa-Lake Tri-County Top 25 list with Fiets Index of 4.65. The climb is very scenic, with views to the east of Mount St Helena, hillside vineyards throughout the climb and spectacular views to the south of the Knight's Valley.
Supplies: The nearest supplies are Jimtown Store, about 10 miles west from the beginning of the climb.
Roadway surface/Traffic: The roadway is in poor condition which is not a problem ascending, but be cautious on the descent as there are potholes, fast approaching steep sharp turns, gravel, sun/shade spots making visibility treacherous at certain times of the day. Traffic over the entire climb is negligible.