2018 RBC Gran Fondo Silicon Valley, Saturday June 23, 2018. Limited to 1000 cyclists. Registration opens September 15, 2017 at 10am PST.


Whiteface Mountain Hillclimb

June 04 2017
Wilmington, New York, USA

If you like a challenge then, this is the course for you! This USATF certified course runs 11 miles with a 8% grade up Whiteface Mountain's scenic Veteran's Memorial Highway. Whiteface Mountain is New York's 5th highest peak with 360 degree panoramic views of the Adirodnacks, New England and Montreal.

The starting line is at Whiteface Mountain's Ski center and ends at the Castle on top of Whiteface.

Helmets are required. Each participant is responsible for their own transportation down the mountain at the close of the race. Riding back down is at your own risk following pacing marshalls. (min. 2 brakes required)

Bug repellant and warm clothing for the mountain peak is recommended. A "bag truck" will be at the starting line to take your items to the top for you.

Entrants are responsible for their own fluid needs during the race. No aid stations will be provided along the route.  

The Whiteface Mountain Uphill Bike Race is the second race in the  Bike Up The Mountain Point Series (BUMPS). 9 mountains, 4 states, 2 winners!

Record Holders

52:45.05 Timothy Ahearn 6/16/12
56:03.73 Marti Shea 6/16/12

Whiteface Mountain Hillclimb


Routes: 11 miles, 8%, 3,522 feet
Difficulty of Greatest Route: E - Extreme terrain with frequent steep hills and long sustained climb
Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Start Times / Itinerary

8:00 am


Starting at $40

What's Included?

Fruit, snacks and beverages will be served at the Finish Line.
Post Race Meal (veggie meal available) will be served after the race (included in race fee). 

Race T-Shirt

Packet Pickups

Race packet pick-up will be on Saturday June 3rd from Noon -5:00

At the Whiteface MountainSki Center – 5021 NYS Route 86 
At this time, special "spectator passes" will be sold to those wishing to go to the top to cheer on the participants. 

Please note, day of registrations will not be taken. You may register onsite Saturday until 5:00 (subject to an additional fee) or you may call 518-946-2255 and register over the phone until 3 on Thursday June 1st.

Prize / Race Categories

Awards will be give to the men's and woman's winners.

Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Pre-Packet Pickups
Support for Participants
SAG Wagon
Controlled Intersections
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Category / Race Prizes
Results Within 24 Hours
Finish Line Chute
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Start Address: Whiteface Mountain Ski Center, 5021 New York 86, Wilmington, NY 12997
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