Bear Mountain Out | South County Trail Return Cycling Route
Perhaps the most popular climb in the New York region is Bear Mountain. At 4.5 miles long with an average grade of 5%, is a comfortable climb that offers scenic views of the Hudson Highlands region. This Century route leaves from the George Washington Bridge and heads North towards Bear Mt. on 9W. Following the ascent, the route crosses the Hudson River for a pit stop at the Peekskill Brewery before returning to NYC via the South County Trailway.