California Steepest Cycling Climbs

#1
Socrates Mine Road
USA, CA
#2
Mix Canyon
USA, CA
#3
Old Priest Grade
USA, CA
#5
Welch Creek Road
USA, CA
#6
Rancheria Wall
USA, CA
#7
Bohlman - On Orbit
USA, CA
#8
Las Flores to Stunt Road
USA, CA
#9
Deer Creek Road
USA, CA
#10
Bullfrog Pond
USA, CA

Climb List: California's Steepest 2 Kilometers
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Death Valley
United States (CA)
21 ROUTES
34 POIs
ROUTE STATS (TOTAL)
553.3
mi
DISTANCE
55,125
ft
ELEV. GAIN
Owens Valley: Bishop
United States (CA)
19 ROUTES
26 POIs
ROUTE STATS (TOTAL)
268.3
mi
DISTANCE
55,531
ft
ELEV. GAIN
Owens Valley: Lone Pine
United States (CA)
15 ROUTES
31 POIs
ROUTE STATS (TOTAL)
157.7
mi
DISTANCE
51,016
ft
ELEV. GAIN
San Francisco Bay Area
United States (CA)
25 ROUTES
30 POIs
ROUTE STATS (TOTAL)
487.9
mi
DISTANCE
65,482
ft
ELEV. GAIN
San Francisco's Steepest Streets
United States (CA)
20 ROUTES
21 POIs
ROUTE STATS (TOTAL)
0.8
mi
DISTANCE
964
ft
ELEV. GAIN
Sequoia and Kings Canyon
United States (CA)
15 ROUTES
11 POIs
ROUTE STATS (TOTAL)
281
mi
DISTANCE
77,122
ft
ELEV. GAIN
Sonoma County
United States (CA)
19 ROUTES
39 POIs
ROUTE STATS (TOTAL)
269.3
mi
DISTANCE
41,801
ft
ELEV. GAIN
Yosemite National Park
United States (CA)
29 ROUTES
33 POIs
ROUTE STATS (TOTAL)
376
mi
DISTANCE
42,565
ft
ELEV. GAIN

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FULL SUMMARY

We have researched and documented for this page the 30 hardest and most difficult bike climbs ever included in the Tour de France. 

The all-time hardest bike climbs of the Tour de France can be viewed on this page via the map (zoom in to view climbs in particular areas), by Climb Cards (photo and stats) or by a detailed list of the climbs that can be arranged in metric or imperial units by difficulty, distance (longest climbs in the area), altitude gained, highest elevation (highest summit), average grade (sort the grades by varying distances), lowest start point, etc. Click on "Climb Page" to jump to the detail page for that particular bike climb. We feel this page provides a good summary of the top, hardest and best bicycling climbs of the Tour de France.

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