The most elevation gained on a bike ride in the world.
#3 Mauna Kea, Hawaii top left; #2 Alto de Letras, Colombia top right
#5 Mauna Loa, Hawaii bottom right; #1 La Muerta, Ecuador bottom left;
#7 Death Road, Bolivia, center.
The climbs where you will gain the most elevation on a road bike in the world are the following, in order from #10 to #1:
WORLD’S #10 MOST ELEVATION GAINED
BABUSAR PASS, PAKISTAN
Ride 26 miles at 7.5% average grade to elevation 13,688’.
Babusar is the third hardest bike climb in the world and #10 in altitude gained (10,354’).
WORLD’S #9 MOST ELEVATION GAINED
This climb is #9 in the world for altitude gain and #6 for distance gained.
An epic bike climb finishing above 13,000’.
WORLD’S #8 MOST ELEVATION GAINED
WULING PASS, TAIWAN
Wuling Pass East is one of the most epic and scenic bike climbs in the world.
We gain 11,349’ on this 54 mile extraordinary bike climb.
WORLD’S #7 MOST ELEVATION GAINED
DEATH ROAD, BOLIVIA
Cycling the Death Road, the most epic bike climb in the world.
World's Most Epic Bike Climb.
Ride 38.7 miles and gain 11,640’ (3,548 meters).
WORLD’S #6 MOST ELEVATION GAINED
PUNTA CALLAN, PERU
Cycling Punta Callan East - A World Top 25 Road Bike Climb.
Ride 72 kilometers gaining 3,573 meters to 4,217 meters at 5% average grade.
Not only do we gain an extraordinary amount of altitude on this climb, it is also very long at 45 miles (the fourth longest climb in the world) and ends at a very high elevation (4204m/13,793’).
WORLD’S #5 ELEVATION GAINED
MAUNA LOA, BIG ISLAND, HAWAII
Mauna Loa - the longest bike climb in the world
US Top 10 Most Epic Bike Climb.
Ride 62.2 miles gaining 11,848’ (3,611 meters).
WORLD’S #4 ELEVATION GAINED
Ride 41 miles gaining 11,854’.
#3 ELEVATION GAINED
MAUNA KEA, BIG ISLAND, HAWAII
Mauna Kea -- THE hardest bike climb in the world.
Ride 42.6 miles gaining 13,863’ (4,225 meters)
WORLD’S #2 ELEVATION GAIN BIKE CLIMB
ALTO DE LETRAS, COLOMBIA
Ride 81 kilometers (50 miles) gaining 4,428 meters (14,526’).
This is an exceptional cycling experience riding through lush settings and coffee fields of Colombia.
WORLD’S #1 MOST ELEVATION GAINED BIKE CLIMB
LA MUERTA, ECUADOR
La Muerta, Ecuador
The third hardest bike climb in the world.
Ride 73 kilometers (45 miles) gaining 4,471 meters (14,670’).