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In a conversation this weekend I was asked what percent grade is Magnolia Road (from Boulder Canyon to the end of the pavement). Anybody know???
 

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Estimate - 10%

This might help: http://tinyurl.com/ckuhs. Make sure you have Elevation turned on.

I'm not sure how far the pavement extends, but the part I mapped out shows a gain ove aboout 2100 feet over 4.3 miles, for grade of 10%. gmap-pedometer is a wonder for grade estimation - if I have the route wrong you might do better remapping it.
 

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jrepko said:
This might help: http://tinyurl.com/ckuhs. Make sure you have Elevation turned on.

I'm not sure how far the pavement extends, but the part I mapped out shows a gain ove aboout 2100 feet over 4.3 miles, for grade of 10%. gmap-pedometer is a wonder for grade estimation - if I have the route wrong you might do better remapping it.
thats an average of 10% for the road...
take a look at some info on the race up it...
http://www.boulderracing.com/2005_7_9.asp
17% in the begining is a hell of an icebreaker
that section was really tough. It pretty much determined who was going to be a threat. Some blew up right away never to be seen again. You want the right cassette for that section!
 
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