Bike up the Steepest Streets in San Francisco

#1
Bradford & Tompkins
USA, CA
#2
Baker St. above Vallejo
USA, CA
#3
Broderick Street
USA, CA
#4
Romolo Street
USA, CA
#5
Prentiss
USA, CA
#6
Nevada Street
USA, CA
#7
22nd Street
USA, CA
#8
Ripley Street
USA, CA
#9
24th Street
USA, CA
#10
Lower Baker St.
USA, CA

Climb List: San Francisco's Steepest Climbs
(sort by distance, difficulty, elevation and more)

Cycling San Francisco's Steepest Climbs

San Francisco’s Steepest Bike Climbs

Top Row:  #1 Bradford (left); #2 Broderick (center); #3 Romolo ( right)

Bottom Row:  #4 Prentiss (left); #5 Nevada (center); #6 Mangels (right)

Top:  #7 Ripley (left); #8 24th (right)

Bottom:  #9 Filbert (left); 22nd (right)

San Francisco from Mt. Tam’s western summit.

PJAMM documented the Steepest 10 San Francisco Bike Climbs April 15, 2017.  Note that the slideshow defaults to the highest Fiets Index, not the steepest, albeit briefest, part of the climb.

Map of Steepest San Francisco Climbs.

#1.

BRADFORD STREET

Old Man!

Bradford - 41%

This may be the steepest section of road in the US.

“Located above Tompkins Avenue, it’s the steepest street in San Francisco that's usable for vehicular traffic. The majority of the street climbs steadily at about a 24% grade before exploding into a 30-foot stretch of 41% paved road.”

#2.

BRODERICK STREET

#3.

ROMOLO STREET

#4.

PRENTISS STREET

#5.

NEVADA STREET

#6.

MANGELS AVENUE

 

#7.

RIPLEY STREET

#8.

24TH STREET

#9.

FILBERT STREET

#10.

22ND STREET

MOST FAMOUS AND COOLEST

LOMBARD STREET - “The crookedest street in the world”

Just before the turn onto Lombard.