46th Annual Mt. Hamilton Challenge and Ascent Bicycle Tours

The 2017 Mt. Hamilton Challenge is Canceled
Due to Road Conditions / Repairs from our Winter Storms

April 29, 2017

The Mt. Hamilton Challenge will be back for 2018!



Check back in March 2018!


One of the most challenging
single-day bicycle tours in California

See route map, below

Sponsored by:
The Pedalera Bicycle Club
Proceeds benefit the
Livestrong Foundation


Starting in Santa Clara, riders climb to Lick Observatory atop
4,209 ft Mt. Hamilton,
then continue through the remote San Antonio and Arroyo Mocho Valleys
on a 125 mile loop with 8,300 ft of climbing.

Optional Ascent Tour, returning directly from Lick Observatory, is 70 miles with 5,300 ft of climbing.

The Mt. Hamilton Tours are designed for experienced self-reliant cyclists

All Tour cyclists must obey "ALL CALIFORNIA RULES OF THE ROAD"

Bicycles must pass a comprehensive safety inspection at the ride start

Riders bring their own food packages, and start the Tour from Wilcox High School.
These will be transported for you to each of the 3 rest stops

Fees include food transport, liquids at rest stops, sag, first aid,
mechanical support and date tag. Patches sold separately.


If you have questions about the 2017 tour
please contact Don Worn at:
e-mail: donworn@hotmail.com
Phone: 408.354.2944

2004 Map


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