Canyon Nate Harrison Gravel Challenge – 2018

Join us and challenge yourself September 23rd with a 20km uphill ride up the famous Nate Harrison grade on Mt. Palomar! The dirt road ascent is 9.5 miles long and gains about 4000 feet – from about 700′ to about 4700′ with the finish in a turn-out near Mother’s restaurant for a total of approx. 12.3 miles. Starts will likely be in 30 second intervals starting at 8:00 am.

We’re still working out some details, so please check back as there may be minor changes to what is stated here.

“Nate Harrison Grade is on the southwest side of Palomar Mountain in the north end of San Diego County. This is one continuous climb that will certainly test your climbing strength. It has an average grade of 8% over 11.1 miles with some parts being much steeper. With almost 4700 feet of climbing this is a great workout ride with the reward of stunning views and a real sense of accomplishment at the top.”

What: This is a time trial style uphill gravel ride with minimum pavement at start and finish
When: September 23, 2018 @ 8:00am
Where: Mt. Palomar via Nate Harrison Grade
Staging Area: Pauma School, 33158 Cole Grade Road, Pauma Valley, CA, 92061
Entry Fee: $50. Use online registration discount code for 20% off: NATEHARRISON20 (Not valid day of race)
Sign-up: Please visit
Awards: Cash Prizes top 5 -> $100, $80, $60, $40, $20
Details: TBD
GPS Route: RidewithGPS…
FAQ: coming soon

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