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Elevation segments = ~1/4 mile

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

Start ​(click and drag map; double click to move forward)

Note: Scroll  in text box to view more of the Ride Description.

Hover cursor over segment slices, below, for exact grade of a particular segment.

Cycling and Climing Colorado

Slumgulion Pass


  • Distance:                                          7.6 miles

  • Beginning elevation:                        8,843'

  • Ending elevation:                             11,539'

  • Elevation gained:                              2,686'

  • Average Grade:                                6.9%

  • Fiets Index:                                       7.6

Location:  Climb begins on CO Hwy 149 3 miles south of Lake City, CO and 260 miles south of Denver and 316 miles north of Albuquerque, NM (37.99783, -107.29417 latitude/longitude).