Escape: Cycling Ebbett’s Pass in the Sierra Nevada

California has a longstanding reputation as a cyclist’s haven. Its unique rolling and rocky terrain has a perennial allure, and over the years, it has slowly crystallized into one of the world’s greatest cycling hubs.  What lends such mystique to this breezy, ocean-side state? The reasons, of course, are endless. But one particular reason stands out: The mountains. Mountains come in all shapes and sizes, but Ebbett’s Pass, in the northern Sierra Nevada range, has to be one of the greatest cycling climbs. It’s truly awe-inspiring. Here are the details: Distance: The climb itself is 13 miles (20 km) Elevation…