Audax Altitude Award
points are given to hilly events meeting certain criteria that requires a PhD in head scratching to understand. Simply put you get 1 point per 1000m of a qualifying event; points are refined into 1/4s. Sometimes a section of an event may qualify giving it AAA points even though overall it has less climbing than a similar distanced event that has 0.00 AAA points….
A Platinum Grimpeur is slightly above a Gold Grimpeur for events of 300km+. An unofficial award not worth the paper it isn't written on...