One of the smaller counties in California, here you can find the western part of the Santa Monica Mountains and the eastern half of the Los Padres National Forest. This county includes epic climbs such as the longest climb in California, Hwy 33 to Pine Mtn Summit (US #99), Yerba Buena Road which passes jagged sandstone peaks reminiscent of the Dolomites, and Deer Creek Road, the steepest and most scenic climb in the Santa Monica Mountains.
This page provides a comprehensive summary of the most epic road bike climbs in Ventura County, CA. These 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 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 by varying distances), lowest start point, etc. Visit the Climb Page to see details and photos for that particular bike climb.
The top climbs in Ventura County are 1. Hwy 33 to Pine Mountain Summit, 2. Pine Mountain Summit North , 3. Deer Creek Road, 4. Hwy 33 (California), and 5. Yerba Buena Road