Mount Equinox Uphill Bike Climb presented by: The Rotary Club of Manchester as a benefit for The Lyme Disease Association and other local charities.

Race Description

a-summit-finish5The Gear Up For Lyme Mt. Equinox Uphill Bike Climb is a challenging 5.4 mile bike race up the scenic Mt. Equinox Skyline Drive finishing at the top of Mt. Equinox in beautiful Manchester, VT. All funds raised from this event help fund research for a Lyme disease cure as well as support the local charities of the Rotary Club of Manchester..


PLEASE NOTE: LATE REGISTRATION on site is $100, cash or check. No Credit Cards accepted.

Scheduled two weeks before the Mt. Washington, Equinox provides a unique training opportunity for Mt Washington, or a challenging single day event.

While Equinox is just one hill, the average overall grade is 12% is equivalent to the average grade on Mt. Washington. Check with your local bike shop or follow this link for a discussion on appropriate gearing ratios and other information relevant to uphill bike climb races.


  • Length: 5.4 miles
  • Road Surface: 100% paved
  • Base Elevation: 600 ft.
  • Summit Elevation: 3848 ft.
  • Elevation Gain: 3248 ft.
  • Average Grade: 12%


Male: Erik Levinsohn;  August 4, 2012; Time: 35:51
Female: Marti Shea; August 4, 2012; Time: 41:48