Panoche Rd

Panoche Rd is a little bid in the middle of nowhere and so the question is why would you ever want to ride there. I came across Panoche Rd when I was driving home from the Fresno Area via an alternative route.

Anyway, you can start at Hwy 5, slowly climb up through the grass covered hills. You reach the summit and descent on the other side where the road makes a right turn. You have another easy climb and descent down to the intersection with Hwy 25.

In total it's a little over 70 km one way and you climb 700 m in total. The road is very quiete and pavement is good.

Starting the first climb

Grassy hills along the road

Looking down from the first summit

The second climb