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HomeHills
If you are not familiar with the topography of Central Kentucky, you might assume that the terrain contains only gentle rolling hills. Nothing could be further from the truth. The Kentucky River passes through the heart of the Bluegrass region and gives the local cyclists a great deal of steep climbs and challenges to attempt. We would like to thank club member Dave Turner for all of his hard work and research to complete this project. Please check out the below list of climbs and "challenges."
 

Tates Creek (Ferry to Spears) 2 miles, 425 elevation gain, Average Grade (AG) 4%

 
Rt.1156 (Jacks Creek, Richmond side of Valley View) 0.75 miles, 320 ft., AG 8%, sections at 15-16%
 
Clays Ferry (Richmond side) 1.5 miles, 335 ft., AG 6%, sections 12-14%
                     (Lex side) 0.75 miles, 200 ft. AG 5.5% sections to 10%
 
Halls (to Combs Ferry Rd split) 1 mile., AG 8%, bottom section 17-20% (to Top) 1.2 miles, 310 ft., AG 7%
 
Hifner (North side) 0.5 miles, 225 ft., AG 8%, section after switchback 12-15%
            (South side) 0.5 miles, 150 ft., AG 6%
 
Lillard's Ferry 1.5 miles, 325 ft., AG 4%, Bottom section 15-20%
 
Scott's Ferry (to BG Parkway overpass) 0.65 miles, 200 ft., AG 6% (to Top) 2 miles, 350 ft., AG 4%
 
Shyrock Ferry 1 mile, 300 ft., AG 5%
 
Clifton (North side) 0.85 miles, 285 ft., AG 8%, Section after turn 25+%
             (South side) 1.3 miles, 240 ft., AG 6%
 
Millville (Duncan Rd) 1 mile, 280 ft., AG 5%, bottom 10-15%
 
Hanley (bottom section) 0.32 miles, 210 ft., AG 12%, 1st 0.1 mi 18-25+% (to top) 0.7 miles, 290 ft., AG 7%
 
Rt 607 (Horsey Hundred) 0.75 miles, 250 ft., AG 6%, 1st 0.3 mi 12-16%
 
Nada Tunnel (Red River Rally) 1 mile, 250 ft., AG 6%
 
Sky Bridge (Red River Rally) 0.8 miles, 400 ft., AG 9.5%, Sections 18-22+%