Mount Washington

Gorham, United States

The Mount Washington is a col with a length of 11.9 kilometer. This is a highest category (HC) col. It is located in Gorham, NH, United States. The average grade of this col is 12% with a maximum of 15.2%. The Mount Washington ascents from 488 meter at the start, to 1.916 meter at the top, with a total of 1.427 ascending meters.


Mount Washington Profile


Distance 11.9 km
Elevation gain 1427 m
Average grade 12 %
Maximum grade 15.2 %
Climb category HC
Minimum elevation 488 m
Maximum elevation 1916 m

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Among the most difficult hill climbs in the US, if not the world, Mount Washington at 11.8 km in length, has an average grade of 12% with extended sections of 18% and the last 50 meters is an amazing 22% en route to the welcome center at the summit, where high winds are common.

- Mt. Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb 2018

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