Spectacular pass on Hwy 149 leaving the town of Lake City, CO heading south towards Creed. Narrow 2 lane road that claims the steepest grades of any fully paved and maintained road in Colorado. Starts out immediately with near 10% grades and other than false flat in the middle for around 1K the grade never really lets up. Very high altitude.
The Slumgullion Pass - North is situated in Colorado. This climb belongs to the San Juan.
Starting from Lake City,
the Slumgullion Pass - North ascent is 11.3 km long. Over this distance, you climb 783 heightmeters.
The average percentage thus is 6.9 %.
The maximum slope is 9.8 %.
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