The Assault on Mt. Mitchell is a 102.7-mile self-paced ride from Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium in downtown Spartanburg, South Carolina, along the Blue Ridge Parkway, to the summit at Mt. Mitchell State Park in North Carolina—a total vertical ascent of more than 10,000 feet.
With 10 rest stops along the way, you will be able to refill, refuel, and make mechanical adjustments as needed.
The 45th Assaults on Mt. Mitchell will be on May 16, 2022.
REMINDER FOR 2022: Updated Time Limit + Checkpoints!
The 45th Assaults on Mt. Mitchell will have a 5:30 p.m. event stop time.
All cyclists must be on the Blue Ridge Parkway by 2:30 p.m.
All cyclists must be at the Mt. Mitchell Parkway (rest stop #9) by 4:30 p.m.
All riders must cross the finish line by 5:30 p.m.
All riders not at the aforementioned checkpoints or finish line by the times noted above will be picked up by an official event vehicle along the course and driven to the finish line or back to Marion.