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Hover cursor over segment slices (left) for exact  grade of a particular segment. Map route (bottom) colors correlate with elevation legend colors.


  • Distance:                                14.2 miles                     

  • Beginning elevation:            3,625'

  • Ending elevation:                 7,829'

  • Elevation gained:                 4,171'

  • Average Grade:                   5.7%

  • Fiets Index:                           8.51
  • Location:  Climb begins at the intersection of Mt Shasta Blvd and Ski Village Dr, Mt. Shasta, CA, 90 miles south of Rogue Valley International-Medford International Airport, OR, and 287 miles north of San Francisco International Airport ( 41.32735, -122.3223 latitude/longitude).

Note:  Click on “View full route" (top left) which opens the Mt. Shasta 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.

Climbing and Cycling Northern CA

Mt. Shasta

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