Category 2 UCI rated. This is a classic Appalachian climb. It is steep, low traffic, and forested. Steepest at the bottom, last km flattens out. Finishes at the Blue Ridge Parkway near Montebello. Part of the Blue Ridge Extreme annual century in August.
The Vesuvius is situated in Virginia. This climb belongs to the Appalachian Mountains.
Starting from Vesuvius,
the Vesuvius ascent is 5.6 km long. Over this distance, you climb 473 heightmeters.
The average percentage thus is 8.4 %.
The maximum slope is 24 %.
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