Bear Mountain

Tomkins Cove, United States

The Bear Mountain is a col with a length of 7.4 kilometer. This is a category 2 col. It is located in Tomkins Cove, New York, United States. The average grade of this col is 5.2% with a maximum of 6.8%. The Bear Mountain ascents from 6 meter at the start, to 389 meter at the top, with a total of 382 ascending meters.

Profile

Bear Mountain Profile

Facts

Distance 7.4 km
Elevation gain 382 m
Average grade 5.2 %
Maximum grade 6.8 %
Climb category 2
Minimum elevation 6 m
Maximum elevation 389 m

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Description

Great views of the Hudson River from Perkins Memorial Tower at the top. It's long enough to be intimidating for a flatlander and it would still be considered a climb by mountain goats from Colombia and Switzerland. All in all, Bear Mountain is a very doable climb. Most riders find a steady, moderate gradient pleasant because it allows you to find a rhythm.

- Gran Fondo New York