Mount Lofty - 2023 TDU Start Bike Climb - PJAMM Cycling

2.2
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7.3 mi
DISTANCE
1,725 ft
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4.4 %
AVG. GRADE

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This is the first of 5 ascents up Mount Lofty on Stage 5 of the 2023 Tour Down Under.  This is the longest of the climbs up Mount Lofty on Stage 5 at 11.7 kilometers and gaining 526 meters. 

See key statistics for 2023 Tour Down under on PJAMM's 2023 Tour Down Under home page and TDU Stage 5 which features Corkscrew and Norton Summit Roads. 

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sign reads "Welcome to Mount Lofty Summit"

Mount Lofty from Algate - 2023 Tour Down Under, Stage 5 - 4 Passes (Summit Finish)

10.5 kilometers gaining 343 meters at 2.7% (4% climb only)

photo collage shows animal crossing signs, road signs for Mt. Lofty Summit; bike parked in front of summit sign, view looking down from climb summit on Adelaide region

Mount Lofty is the highest point in the Adelaide Region.

Stage 5

January 22, 2023

Unley - Mount Lofty - Summit Finish

112.5 kilometers gaining 2,783 meters

Steepest segments:  500 km 8.9% / 1 km 8.1%

START: 11:30 AM, King William Road, Unley

FINISH: 2:29 PM, Mount Lofty Summit Road, Mount Lofty

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Stage 5

Mt. Lofty - second pass

(category 1)

Stage 5

Mt. Lofty - fourth pass

(category 1)

Stage 5 of the 2023 Tour Down Under has 5 ascents of Mount Lofty:

  • Start:  Mount Lofty from Adelaide - 11.7 kilometers gaining 526 meters at 4.4% average grade (5.1% climb only)
  • Climbs 2-5 (including summit finish) - 10.5 kilometers gaining 343 meters at 2.7% (4% climb only).

Stage 5 TDU - Mount Lofty start - first of 5 Mt. Lofty climbs.

Ride 11.7 kilometers gaining 526 meters at 4.4% average grade (5.1% climb only).

Climbs 2-5 of 2023 TDU Stage 5 - Mount Lofty Climbs 2-4

Steepest 500 meter is 8.8% and kilometer 8.3%

The steepest segment on Mount Lofty climbs 2-5 is 7.9% for 1.5 kilometers and begins just before the turn onto Mount Lofty Road at Crafers.

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