Challenge yourself in 2020!

This year the Hanover Cyclers is challenging its club members to get out and climb! Bike to the top of High Rock Road W and take a selfie! Send the selfie to rides@hanovercyclers.org to enter, and keep an eye each month for a group ride to the top!


See below for the 5 ways to the top on the map!


Club members who complete at least 6 times this year will get a certificate of participation and the rider with the most times up will recieve a special gift at the club Christmas party!


2020 Leaderboard

Rodger Altland

Current summits: 85

If Rodger keeps climbing at this pace he'll set a record by June, with 6 months to go.  C'mon Rodger!

Jim Kappes

Current Summits: 10

Eric McGillvray

Current Summits: 10



Joe Montminy

Current Summits: 5




2020 High Rock Challenge Participant Scoreboard


Participant Name Last Summit Total Summits
Rodger Altland



Jim Kappes 4/19/2020 10
Eric McGillvray 4/28/2020 10
Joe Montminy 3/8/2020 5
Steve Lawrence 5/26/2020 2
Jordan Adams 3/8/2020 2
William Smith 3/8/2020 2
Joe Gerbrick 3/8/2020 2
Wendell Hanks 3/8/2020 2
Alex Lawrence 5/26/2020 1
Peggy Miller 1/1/2020 1
Craig Murray 1/1/2020 1
John Keenan 1/1/2020


Jeff Baylis 1/1/2020 1
Phil Topper 5/13/2020 1
Rob Greenholt 5/13/2020 1
Ralph Jodice 5/18/2020 1


▼ Pictures of our Riders at the top of High Rock ▼

5 Ways to the Top!

Challenge yourself to climb High Rock via one of the 5 different routes to the top!

Via High Rock Road N

Coming off Youngs Road, turn onto High Rock N. Steep grade at the very bottom, this way flattens out towards the top.


Challenge: Medium

Via Glatco Lodge Road

The easiest way - take Glatco Lodge Rd and make a left on Moulstown Rd at the end. Make another left onto High Rock N for the final short but steep climb!

Challenge: Easy to Medium

Via Moulstown Rd

Approaching from the North off Route 30, take Moulstown Rd going south and prepare for a long grinding climb past Maple Grove. Just when you want it to end, make a right on High Rock and climb more!

Challenge: Medium to Hard

Via Gnatstown Road

Take Gnatstown Road starting in Bunch Creek heading west. After a mile and a half you'll come to Moulstown Road, where you'll cross and make the final climb up the back of High Rock N!

Challenge: Hard 

Via Beaver Creek to High Rock W

This is possibly the hardest way to the top - and one of the most satisfying! Take Beaver Creek off of Maple Grove and make a left onto High Rock W. There is a short steep hill immediately, then it levels off a bit - until the last mind melting 18% (via Garmin) grade in the last eighth of a mile. No shame in walking!

Challenge: Very Hard!

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