Georgia cycling spots??


New Member
Mar 19, 2014
Im trying to plan a 2-3 day cycling trip to Georgia over the summer to do some real climbing. i ride in Florida and theirs no real climbing spots here. so if anyone knows a good climbing location in Georgia i would greatly appreciate it.


Well-Known Member
Oct 24, 2004
I live in the Atlanta area

The most notable place is the gaps near Dahlonega, Georgia. There is a popular organized century call Six Gap that you can web search and if you can see the link below or sign up for a free account. This may help you dial into the probably the best area for climbs.

Apart from the gaps there is Burnt Mountain and Fort Mountain that each are a single peak, but a nice loop can be made out of either.

I live on the opposite side of town from the gaps so I have not been over there in a few years. Here are some of my rides that can be downloaded to use as a course in a gps device.

4 Gap (short of the full six gap route) (Hog Pen is the most challenging climb in Georgia if you want to web search)

Armuchee - Fouche Gap (short single climb, but a really nice route scenery wise. It goes through the Pocket, which a lot of cyclist like. It's fun and scenic in that stretch)

Not many store options, but you can work in Amicalola Falls State Park and refill water bottles. They typically let cyclist enter for free to refill and use the rest rooms.
Burnt Mt 72
Burnt Mt 57

Jasper to Fort Mt (I really like this route and the love the Fort Mt climb)

Brewery to Horn (Single short climb, but a nice route. You can park at the Budweiser Plant for many different routes)

Visit my blog and you might find some other helpful information or ask here if you need to know more details about one of the routes I listed.

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