Start and Finish:
All Ride The Gap routes start at Lions Park in Parowan. Winding though low traffic farmland and experiencing the wonder of the Parowan Gap! There are different routes for each distance, be sure to follow the signs as the route is very well marked!
Course Map and Elevation Profile:
The 30 mile route has a total elevation swing of 1191 ft. There are no rated climbs on your course (The climb rating system goes from 1 to 5 with 5 being the easiest), so it’s an easy ride. The first 14 miles are a gentle downgrade. Then you have about 3 miles of flat riding followed by a climb of 500 ft. over the final 14 miles of the route.
The 55 mile route has a total elevation swing of 1531 ft. There are no rated climbs on your course. The first 35 miles of the route are almost all an easy downgrade—you’ll descend just over 655 vertical feet with two brief climbs along the way. Then you’ll finish your ride with an easy ascent of 665 ft. over the final 20 miles
The 100 mile route has a total elevation swing of 3851 ft. This is the flattest 100 mile ride we have and is a great first time Century. There are only 2 rated climbs on your course. The first 35 miles of your route are identical to the 55 milers. Then you have a level 5 climb where you ascend 147 vertical ft. in about .5 miles. After that you’ve got a short flat and then an uphill that climbs almost 1000 ft. in the next 13 miles—this is an unrated climb, so it’s easier than it might seem. That’s followed by a nice downhill. Then you’ll come to a level 2 rated climb that ascends 1281 vertical ft. over 11 miles. After that you’ve got a nice 13 mile downhill. Then your route merges with the 55 milers again and you’ll have the easy climb of 665 ft. over the final 20 miles.