Vermont Gran Fondo

Vermont Gran Fondo

August 07, 2021 - Bristol, Vermont, USA

The Vermont Gran Fondo gran course traverses four gaps with 11,700+ feet’ of climbing back and forth across the spine of the Green Mountains. If the climbs don’t take your breath away, the views will. Rush downhill, rest up as you ride through verdant green valleys, past working farms on your way to the next challenging ascent. Sound daunting? Try a Medio Fondo with 6,000+ feet of climbing over 85 miles, we have two versions, one with Lincoln Gap and one without. 

The Lincoln Gap features the steepest (24%) paved mile in the U.S!

Fab apres ride party at the start/finish in Bristol, VT.

Typical support with rest stops at 20-25 mile intervals.

Mechanical and sag support


Routes: 40, 80, 80, 130 miles
Difficulty of Greatest Route: E - Extreme terrain with frequent steep hills and long sustained climb
Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
What's Included?

4 amazingly scenic, challenging, and well-marked routes.
Entry into the apres-ride party with local food, brews,  music, and a large tent.
Route signage marking every turn, cue sheets, route maps at each rest stop.
Rest stops every 20-25 miles
SAG support and mechanical support along the course
Insurance coverage included in the registration.

Packet Pickups

On the day of event.

Prize / Race Categories

This is a non-competitive event. There are awards for King/Queen of the Mountain for the Lincoln Gap only.

Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Registration/Entry On the Day
Pre-Packet Pickups
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
Route Card
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Controlled Intersections
Roving Mechanical Support
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
Strava KOM
Strava QOM
Downloadable GPS files
Feed / Aid Stations
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Number of Timed Hill Climbs
Four Hill Climbs
Event Size
Less Than 500 Riders
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