Saturday Ride – Hicks North, Mt. Umunhum, IBM

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Saturday Ride – Hicks North, Mt. Umunhum, IBM

October 15, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

Ride start: 8:30AM (roll ~8:35)​​Distance: 86.2km/54.6miElevation gain: 1,605m/5,360ftEstimated duration: 4h
Los Gatos Bicycle Racing Club / Group EventsStrava Route     Ride with GPS
Long time missed Umunhum is back! According to Will “The Walking Wikipedia” von Kaenel, if Hicks North is counted, it becomes the second toughest climb in the US after Powder Mountain in Utah!
The weather is going to be perfect! There’s no water in MidPen, or anywhere between Los Gatos and New Almaden, which will be 42km/26mi and at least 2-1/2 hours into our ride. Start out hydrated, and bring at least two 750 ml bottles.
Note as well that the descent is really demanding. It includes -10% grade for 5 miles. We’ve had heat flats before. The road is steep and narrow. Please concentrate on safety descending. It’s wise to go slower than you’re capable.  ​Regroups


October 15, 2022
8:30 am - 1:30 pm


101 West Main Street., Los Gatos, CA 95030
101 West Main Street
Los Gatos, CA 95030, CA 95030 United States
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