Hot Springs Rd / Parker Pass Rd

Hot Springs Rd starts in the West in the town of Fountain Springs. It gradually climbs up to Hot springs, over 32 km you gain 900 m. Then the road becomes Parker Pass Rd and over the next 14 km you gain another 900 m at an average 6.5%. A mile after you passed Parker Pass, you get to the intersection with the Great Western Divide Hwy. 16 downhill kilometers later, you get to Bush Creek. From here, you can continue East via Sherman Pass Rd or going South via Kern River Hwy (down to Kernville and Isabella Lake).