Background photo - U.S. #5 Pikes Peak CO.

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 Note:  Click on “View full route" (top left) which opens the Hwy 14 Alternate Route 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.

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Elevation segment ~ 1/5th mile

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Climbing and Cycling Wyoming

Alternate Route Hwy 14


  • Distance:                                18.5 miles                         

  • Beginning elevation:            3,745'

  • Ending elevation:                  9,076'

  • Elevation gained:                  5,446'

  • Average Grade:                     6.5%

  • Fiets Index:                            10.77
  • Location:  Climb begins at the southwest section of Bighorn Lake, 14 miles west of Lovell, Wy and 60 miles northwest of Yellowstone Regional Airport, Cody, Wy (44.83182, -108.15399 latitude/longitude).

Note:  This Strava segment begins 1.3 miles up the road from our start.