Blue Ridge Extreme Century

Distance

100.43

miles

Bike Ride

CLIMB
7434 ft

Begins in:
Afton, VA, United States
Created By:
Amy Coleman
Description:
The jewel of The Blue Ridge Extreme's crown, The Century route boasts the event's most difficult challenge. Measuring at 100 miles, The Century contains over 11,000 total feet of climbing and offers two extremely challenging climbs (Cat 1 and Cat 2) up to the Blue Ridge Parkway from the town of Vesuvius and through Reed's Gap, near the Wintergreen Resort. With grades of as steep as 18% in places, this ride is not for the faint of heart. Triple chainrings, or rear cassettes with a ring of at least 27 teeth are highly recommended!
Type:
Bike Ride

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Climb Details

Rating Start/End Points Length Start/End Elevation Avg Grade
Cat 4 22.01 mi/27.80 mi 5.78 mi 1602 ft/1880 ft 0.9%
Cat 5 32.65 mi/34.32 mi 1.68 mi 1769 ft/1949 ft 2.0%
Cat 5 38.43 mi/39.61 mi 1.18 mi 1667 ft/1809 ft 2.3%
Cat 4 44.46 mi/47.63 mi 3.17 mi 1388 ft/1945 ft 3.3%
Cat 1 51.80 mi/56.15 mi 4.35 mi 1417 ft/3126 ft 7.4%
Cat 3 74.49 mi/79.28 mi 4.79 mi 793 ft/1447 ft 2.6%
Cat 1 81.09 mi/89.79 mi 8.71 mi 836 ft/3251 ft 5.3%
Cat 5 91.16 mi/92.15 mi 0.99 mi 2945 ft/3088 ft 2.7%
Cat 5 96.07 mi/97.56 mi 1.49 mi 2135 ft/2432 ft 3.8%
Cat 5 99.93 mi/100.61 mi 0.68 mi 1877 ft/1975 ft 2.7%

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