Background photo - U.S. #5 Pikes Peak CO.
Thanks much to Tom Morgan for his photo contributions!
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Start (Click and drag map for 360 degree view)
Note: Click on “View full route" (top left) which opens the The Bear RideWithGPS page. Hover over the distance line at the spot you would like to begin a sub-segment for this climb. Click your mouse on the start point and drag the vertical graphing line the distance you wish to obtain sub-detail from, then release the mouse at the end point. This will give you the following sub-detail for the selected segment in the “Metrics” window top right of the page: (a) distance, (b) Elevation gained and lost, (c) max grade, (d) average grade (e) that segment's climb category – e.g. Cat 1, HC, etc., and (f) FIETS score for the segment.
Each elevation segment is ~ 1/6th of a mile.
Hover cursor over segment slices, below, for exact grade of a particular segment. Map route (bottom) colors correlate with elevation legend colors.