“A road for a pilgrim to enter upon who would climb to the gates of heaven” – Thoreau 1844.
A 9 mile timed bicycle hill climb up Mount Greylock, the tallest peak in Massachusetts. Riders leave one at a time from the starting area at Western Gateway Heritage State Park, 119 State Street, North Adams MA, and climb to the summit through the northern section of the Mt Greylock State Reservation. The Greylock Hillclimb Time Trial is part of the 2020 Bike Up the Mountain Points Series.
COVID 19 NOTE: As of now, this event is still on the calendar and we are making plans to hold this event. The committee is meeting in early July to assess the COVID landscape and make some early decisions as to possible modifications to the format of the start and the overall event in light of the pandemic. Stay tuned for more information. Feel free to reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions and thoughts.
When: The event takes place on Saturday September 12, 2020. Packet pickup and check in starts at 7 AM. Riders depart every 30 seconds beginning at 8:30 AM.
Start: Western Gateway Heritage State Park, 119 State Street, North Adams, MA
Starting Times: <will be posted a few days prior to the event>
Finish: The Highest Point in Massachusetts!
Please note that the auto road is open to vehicle traffic during the event, and normal traffic rules apply. Your friends and family are welcome to cheer you on along the road or at the summit in designated parking areas (a small fee is charged at the summit for parking). After finishing the race it is your responsibility to pedal down the mountain or coordinate a ride down.
TIME TRIAL FORMAT RACE = NO DRAFTING ALLOWED!