Cycling Independence Pass Aspen, CO

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Independence Pass - Aspen, CO

Basic data & ranking

Average grade: 4.1 %

Length: 30.58 km

Altitude start: 2419 m

Altitude top: 3688 m

Ascent: 1269 m

Independence Pass rankings

Difficulty ranking world: 938 (all)
Ranking United States: 74 (all)
Ranking Rocky Mountains: 7 (all)
Difficulty score: 118.42 what?

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Independence pass is only open in summers. The second-highest through road in North America (after Trail Ridge Road) the grades on the Aspen side are highly variable and never too steep, but at these altitudes, its still a good challenge for even the fittest riders.

The Independence Pass is situated in Colorado. This climb belongs to the Rocky Mountains. Starting from Aspen, CO, the Independence Pass ascent is 30.58 km long. Over this distance, you climb 1269 heightmeters. The average percentage thus is 4.1 %.

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