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

 Note:  Click on “View full route" (top left) which opens the Hwy 156-158 (Lee Canyon)  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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  • Distance:                                16.3                      

  • Beginning elevation:            3,311'

  • Ending elevation:                 8,332'

  • Elevation gained:                 5,012'

  • Average Grade:                   5.6%

  • Fiets Index:                          10.27
  • Location:  Climb begins at the intersection of Hwy 95 and Hwy 156 (Lee Canyon) 39 miles northwest of Las Vegas International Airport (36.47749, -115.46804  latitude/longitude). 

This segment ends short of our full climb - ends at turn off to Hwy 158/Deer Creek Rd. Hover cursor over segment slices, above, for exact  grade of a particular segment.

Each elevation segment is ~ 1/5 mile

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Cycling and Climbing Nevada

Hwy 156-158 by Bike