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Maryville Foothills

Tallassee, Tennessee, USA

Long - Hilly - New

A challenging loop beginning at common grounds for many cycling enthusiasts following near Melrose. After a few mile warm-up get ready for a series of punchy rollers, don't let the elevation profile fool you. These can sometimes get into double digits, The route takes you just south of Maryville, a small college town bordering the Foothills. Next, the route takes you along the Little Tennessee River heading to Chilhowee and the base of the Foothills Parkway, the major climb in this route. This climb covers over 7 miles with an average gradient in the neighborhood of 4.2%, you'll see 7% frequently and 11% near the top. Midway through the descent you'll have another climb for 1.3 miles at an average grade of 3%. From there it's an easy ride back to the beginning of the route.

99.92KM
DISTANCE
03:46:27
DURATION
1402M
ELEVATION GAIN
869
TOUGHNESS