Gibraltar Rd. Climb
Made famous to cyclists by the Amgen Tour of California. Compete on one of the toughest, most iconic, and most beautiful roads in North America.
Total Distance: 6.14Mi
Total Elevation Gain: +2,593ft
Avg Grade: 8%
Strava KOM: Egan Bernal
Strava QOM: Carol Fitzhenry
Neutral/escorted roll out from staging area to base of Gibraltar.
Flying Start @ Base of Gibraltar - Look for Start Signage
For safety of riders coming up, small groups at the top, to descend back to the staging area in waves. Ride single file and obey all traffic laws.
Gibraltar Rd. closed to general traffic but remains open to local residents. Ride heads up.
8:00AM - Chefs/No Kid Hungry
8:15AM - Juniors/70+
8:30AM - 60-69/Tandem
8:45AM - 50-59/Clydesdale
9:00AM - 40/49
9:15AM - 30/39
9:30AM - Fixed Gear
10:00AM - Open/Pro, 19-29 (Women)
10:30AM - Open/Pro, 19-29 (Men)
Early Athlete Check-In
Arriving in Santa Barbara early to enjoy the trip? You can visit Registration/Athlete Check-In on Friday, September 20th from 2:00PM - 6:00PM. See directions & full timeline below.
Friday, September 20th
2:ooPM - Early Athlete Check-In Begins
6:00PM - Early Athlete Check-In Ends
6:00PM - Cocktail Hour @ Hyatt Centric
Saturday, September 21st
7:ooAM - Registration/Athlete Check-In Begins
7:30AM - Hillclimb Worlds Fondo Roll Out
10:00AM - World Championship Waves Begin
12:00PM - Food Service Begins
3:00PM - Awards/Podium Presentation
4:00PM - Event Conclusion
Locations & Directions:
Event Site: Chase Palm Park
323 E. Cabrillo Blvd. Santa Barbara, CA 93101
There will be a variety of parking options available for athletes. Please see below:
S/B Cabrillo Blvd - Free Street Parking available along Cabrillo Blvd near event site.
Host Hotel - Staying in town the night before? Park at your hotel and ride over.
City of Santa Barbara Paid Lots - Various City Lots are nearby, see parking map attached below.
Men Junior 15-18, Men Pro/Open, 19-29, Men 30-39, Men 40-49 ,Men 50 -59, Men 60-69, Men 70+
Women Junior 15-18, Women Pro/Open 19-29, Women 30-39, Women 40-49, Women 50 -59, Women 60-69, Women 70+
Fixed Gear Men, Fixed Gear Women
Collegiate Men, Collegiate Women
Clydesdale Men, Athena Women
Chef Men, Chef Women
Tandem (Requires  Individual Registrations)
Medals for top three and jerseys for first rider and first American across the line in each category. Race will be mass start by category.
UCI not invited so have fun with your bike! Drop bars optional, brakes and helmets mandatory, costumed encouraged. All bikes subject to inspection. WINNERS WILL BE TESTED FOR PERFORMANCE-ENHANCING DRUGS.