Since 1973, cyclists have challenged themselves by riding up the road in a race against their peers or sometimes, just the clock. See the riders who've conquered the Rockpile over 10 times.
Craig Antonides, Daniel Ball, Richard Barrett, Gregory Bartick, Ed Bassett, Lawrence Beck, Albert Bertha, Kevin Bessett, Pamela Blalock, Carol Bult, Alden Cadwell, Chuck Canfield, Andrew Chambers, Bill Chapman, Freddy Cicerchia, Michael Claus, Dominique Codere, Roger Costales, Richard Develiian, Thomas Dickinson, Mark Dionne, David Drummer, Allan Edwards, Tim Eliassen, Roger Epstein, Dino Fiscaletti, Maurice Foley, Dave Gladstone, Mike Goodrich, Mark Greenleaf, JD Hale, Geoff Hamilton, Dana Hanks, Brian Hax, Robert Hildebrandt, Richard Huntley, Robert Hurd, Bill Huschle, Marshall Jarvis, Tom Keane, Robert King, Hal Kingsbury, Don Kirouac, David Korn, Jeffrey Kozlowski, Miles Krivoshia, Theresa Lak, Christopher Leary, Jean-Claude Leclerc, Kevin Mahan, Richard Marriott, Peter Miller, Dennis O’Connor, David Otten, David Parker, Ry Perry, Joan Pew, Bernard Quartaroli, Graham Rae, Nathan Rafferty, Brandon Rainoff, Larry Reed, Thomas Regner, James Reuter, Jason Robart, Derek Sawyer, Hank Schiffman, Joe Semple, Todd Severson, Steve Siegel, Scott Soutra, Paul Spencer, Freddy Stedtler, Richard Tapply, Mark Thompson, George Thompson, Robert Todd, Erik Vandendries, Steve Vosburgh, Lawrence Vuolo, John Weaver, James Wier, William Williams, Tim Wolfe, Suzanne Young, and Chris Yura.
The Mt. Washington Auto Road was opened in August 1861, a little over 100 years before the first official Mt. Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb race starting cannon was fired. Built by hand, the road climbs over 4,000 feet of elevation in 7.6 miles from the base.
Learn about the climb