Charlottesville Bicycle Club

Mount Doom – Three Creeks

Distance:  27 miles
Climbing:  95 feet per mile

Description:  A pleasant ride for the most part through very rural sections of Nelson County, it includes a steep, somewhat technical descent after a long, moderate climb over what is affectionately called Mount Doom. The route fords several small creeks in the middle section between miles 15 and 19.

Stores:  None

1. Descent at mile 7.4 is steep and fast. Use caution.

NOTE:  Park in the grass triangle at the intersection of Rockfish Crossing (Rt 722), Glade Road (Rt 722), and Salem Road (Rt 693).

Starting Point

   Schuyler South
   5658 Glade Road
   Schuyler, VA 22969