Sonoma Mountain Road West Bike Climb - PJAMM Cycling






Sonoma Mountain Road West

CA, USA

Short, rough, steep climb near Petaluma.

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LOCAL WEATHER

Start
Finish

Currently

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48
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°C

Clear


wind:
2.9 mph W with gusts up to 5.5 mph

rain:
0% chance of light rainfall

10:31 PM (local)
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Temperature
Precipitation
Wind Speed

Sat

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58° 40°

Sun

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62° 49°

Mon

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58° 44°

Tue

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58° 47°

Wed

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55° 46°

Thu

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57° 44°

Fri

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61° 43°

Climb Summary


CLIMB SUMMARY

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This climb ranks #15 on the Tri-County Top Climb List with a  Fiets  Index of 3.47. The climb passes through classic Sonoma  County  pasture land (yes, not vineyard!) and is fairly remote, with minimal  traffic.  Through the middle portion of the ride

(~ miles 3-4), there  are very scenic views west towards Old  Adobe Road,  Petaluma, Mt. Tamalpais 25 miles south and Mt.  St. Helena 25  miles to the north.  This is a scenic ride where  we are surrounded  the entire trip by open fields and distant  views of open space.  The climb has some severe grades along 2 50 yard segments.

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Traffic/Roadway surface:  There is very little traffic along this  very narrow roadway (wide single, or narrow 2 lane).  The  roadway surface is extremely poor and there is sufficient  loose  gravel to be justify extreme caution on the descent.