Mont Megantic Bike Climb - PJAMM Cycling






Mont Megantic

Canada

All the cycling data and info you'll need to climb Mont Megantic

Page Contributor(s): Lynn Sugden, Sherwood Park, AB

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LOCAL WEATHER

Start
Finish

Currently

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74
°F
°C

Partly Cloudy


wind:
2.2 mph SE with gusts up to 5 mph

rain:
0% chance of light rainfall

4:00 PM (local)
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Temperature
Precipitation
Wind Speed

Wed

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75° 59°

Thu

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73° 56°

Fri

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76° 58°

Sat

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66° 54°

Sun

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59° 53°

Mon

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70° 57°

Tue

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68° 52°

Climb Summary


Cyclingt Mont-Mégantic, the highest paved road in Quebec

Ride 9.4 kilometers gaining 614 meters at 6.5% average grade.

This is a challenging climb in southern Quebec (just 15 kilometers north of the US border (Maine and Vermont).

True statement!

There is a ½ kilometer segment that averages 14.5%

Climb ends at Mont-Mégantic Observatory

Photo:  Jean-Pierre Guillet

Mont-Mégantic is commonly included in the Tour de Beauce (a professional 5 day stage race held each June in the Beauce region of Quebec).  The race has been held each year since 1986 with Levi Leipheimer being the most notable champion (1998; his 1999 victory was stricken).

Canada’s Matteo Dal-Cin's summit victory on Mont-Mégantic

 Stage 2 of the 32nd Tour de Beauce

Photo:  Cyclingnews.com