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King of the Mountain Cycling

An international guide to paved climbs

U.S.: Arizona

Climb

Mountain Range

Height (Feet)

Height (Meters)

Location

Races Tours

Comments

End of the World



Southeast of Phoenix, between Winkelman and Superior on Highway 177.

Received name because even just 50 yards from the summit, you cannot see anything over the edge.
Gates Pass



At the edge of Tucson Mountain Regional park.
Tucson Bicycle Classic.

Graham, Mount

10717
3267
Northeast of Tucson, on State Route 366 to Mt. Graham International Observatory.
Mt. Graham Hill Climb.
Highest Known Paved Road Climb in Arizona.
Hualapai Mountain

6700
2042
Kingman.
Hualapai Stage Race.

Humphreys Peak

12633
3851
North of Flagstaff.

Highest Point in Arizona— but there are no paved roads to the summit.
Kitt Peak

6875
2096
Southwest of Tucson, on State Route 386 to Kitt Peak National Observatory.
Kitt Peak Time Trial.

Lemmon, Mount

9157
2791
North of Tucson, on the Catalina Highway, to the Mount Lemmon Observing Facility.
Mount Lemmon Hill Climb.
A 25 mile ride filled with hairpin and blind turns. This spectacular climb rises more than 6,300 ft, winding up the southern flank of the Santa Catalina Mountains. Open Year Round.
Mingus Mountain

7748
2362
Southeast of Flagstaff, on Alt. 89 near Jermome and Clarkdale.


Mogollon Rim






Pinal Pass

4875
1486
Southeast of Pheonix, between Winkelman and Globe on Highway 77.


Reata Pass



On Rio Verde Road, Northeast of Phoenix and Scottsdale.

(a.k.a. Rio Verde Hill).
Rio Verde Hill



On Rio Verde Road, Northeast of Phoenix and Scottsdale.

(a.k.a. Reata Pass).
Snowbowl



West of Flagstaff off of Highway 180, leading to the Snowbowl Ski Area.


South Mountain



On the southern edge of downtown Phoenix, in a city park.
South Mountain Hill Climb.

Top of the World



East of Phoenix, on Highway 60 between Superior and Miami.


Usery Pass



Just north of Mesa and east of Fountain Hills.
Usery Pass Road Race and Time Trial.

Yarnell Hill



Near Prescott and Skull Valley.
Has been used in RAAM.