Cycling Wolfpen Gap East, Georgia
Ride three miles gaining 1,037’ at 6.7% average grade.
This climb is part of Georgia’s Six Gap Century, and is entirely within Georgia’s revered Vogel State Park (233 acres, established 1931, one of the two oldest Georgia state parks).
The climb begins by riding west on Route 180 (Wolfpen Gap Road) from its junction with Routes 19 and 129.
We immediately pass Lake Trahlyta and Vogel State Park Recreation Area.
Vogel State Park is within Chattahoochee National Forest.
The roadway is in good shape and there is minimal traffic on this route.
Views along the first half of the climb.
The grade on the climb is very consistent, rarely straying more than a percent above its average. The steepest half mile on the route begins at mile 0.75 and is 7.7%.
Views and fall colors along the second half of the climb.
We rode the climb during the first week of October, 2020.
Wolfpen Gap is one of the gaps included in the 103.8 mile/11,230 vertical feet Six Gap Century (including Neels Gap, Hogpen Gap, Unicoi Gap, Jack’s Gap, Wolfpen Gap, and Woody Gap). A route map of the Six Gap Century can be found here.
Finish at Wolfpen Gap.
That’s a wrap!!