50 Climbs (By Bike) In Utah is the first book to cover in detail the state s greatest cycling ascents. Actually covering more than 50 uphill challenges, it includes detail on the route, statistics such as length, elevation gain and grade along with appendices that include climb rankings and additional data. There is also a section on improving climbing ability. Cycling has increased in popularity in recent years in Utah. In addition, the annual week long professional stage race held in the state, the Tour of Utah, which always includes many big hills, draws larger and larger audiences each year. As such, a growing number of people are taking to their bikes and rising to the challenge of the state s multiple climbs. The guide is for cyclists of all interests and abilities - from experienced racers, enthusiastic amateurs or beginners who just want to take on one great uphill cycling challenge. Featured rides include state icons such as Powder Mountain, Big Cottonwood Canyon, Zion National Park and many more. Also including over 60 photographs, 50 Climbs (By Bike) In Utah really is the ultimate guide to Utah s greatest ascents by bike.