Cycling among the giant Sequoia is an incredible experience. Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks also have a handful of the hardest climbs in California, including Whitaker Forest, Hwy 21-245-180-198 and Hwy 180-198.
The climbs in Kings Canyon 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 an excellent and comprehensive summary of the top, hardest and best bicycling climbs in Kings Canyon NP.