The 10 steepest streets in the USA - dangerousroads.org

Hit the brakes. USA has 10 extremely steep roads. Some of them are so steep that access is restricted to 4-wheel drive vehicles and people on foot. The 10 steepest roads in America can only be found in three states (seven in California, two in Pennsylvania, and one in Hawaii). Here's the list: 1. Waipio Rd. in Honokaa, HI -- 37% gradient. 2.

Beware the slope - the steepest road in the world

As the steepest road in the USA, this connection is only 1.2 kilometers long between the Waipio viewpoint on the northern coast of the Big Islands and the Waipio Valley. The average gradation is 25 percent, and 45 percent has been set in some places. This is enough to destroy the brakes when driving down and disable the engines up.

Pumping the Breaks on America's Steepest Roads and ...

Trail Ridge Road – Colorado. This road is the highest paved road in the United States – so your vehicle might be huffing and puffling along the switchbacks and curves that take you over the continental divide. The route takes you along US Route 34 from near Grand Lake east to Estest Park, a great place to stop or spend the night.

Canton Avenue - Wikipedia

Canton Avenue is a street in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's Beechview neighborhood which is the steepest officially recorded public street in the United States.. Canton Avenue is 630 ft (190 m) long (the hill is about 65 meters long) and is claimed to include a 37% grade with a length of 21 feet (6.4 m).

Steepest Streets in the World - WorldAtlas

Baldwin Street ranks among the world's steepest roads with a grade of 35 percent. The 0.2-mile long road in Dunedin, New Zealand rises from 0.02 miles to 0.6 miles above the sea. The street is so steep that the surface was made of concrete, as tar would melt down the street on a warm day if asphalt were used.

The 20 steepest hills in Seattle

The city of Seattle lists its 20 steepest streets online, so we thought we'd take a look at them on Google Street View. If you live on or near any of …

hills on paved roads in New Jersey -- Bike Roberts

calculations for the hills. I calculated steepness and size for some hills on New Jersey roads. There's some trickiness and inaccuracy in doing these calculations, and I'm confident there's some significant inaccuracies in this list . . . anyway below are my results so far as of October 2008 for the 20-30 steepest hills in NJ: . for lots more steep climbs, see lists by county, or by mountain ...

The Hardest Climbs - The Steepest Roads in the World

The summit sits at the dead end of Mount Mitchell State Park road, the highest legal paved road in the eastern United States. It's the leg-breaking highlight in the …

M-1 (Michigan highway) - Wikipedia

M-1, commonly known as Woodward Avenue, is a north–south state trunkline highway in the Metro Detroit area of the US state of Michigan.The highway, called "Detroit's Main Street", runs from Detroit north-northwesterly to Pontiac.It is one of the five principal avenues of Detroit, along with Michigan, Grand River, Gratiot, and Jefferson avenues. These streets were platted in 1805 by Judge ...

8 of the World's Steepest Streets - Treehugger

The steepest road in the world is a hotly debated topic, and there are many locations claiming to hold this record. ... In fact, only four-wheel-drive vehicles may drive on this paved, one-lane ...

Top 5 Steepest Roads in the UK | National Geographic

The steepest road in the UK is not a spectacular pass cutting through a remote mountain range but a suburban street in North Wales. Bristol's Vale Street might look more severe but Ffordd Pen Lech in Harlech, Snowdonia, is the steepest signed, public, sealed road in the UK - and it has the 40% grade badge to prove it.

California Has Seven of the Ten Steepest Streets in ...

Baxter Street in Echo Park, one of the steepest roads in Los Angeles, is about to get a makeover…. The narrow road has a 33% grade, the third steepest in …

The world's steepest streets — Google Sightseeing

"making it the steepest public road in the United States" Rob, watch your nomenclature here. Streets are in cities and towns, roads are suburban/rural. Here in the Smoky Mountains we have many super steep roads, but they are not streets. I assume by the title of your post that you have limited yourseves to streets rather than roads.

World's steepest roads | Fox News

Hard Knott Pass is believed to be England's steepest road. Built by the Romans in the 2nd century, the road snakes its way through in England's Lake …

The Steepest Road in Texas | TexAgs

3:19p, 2/19/07. Jester is about the same for steepness, but is shorter. This one was a mile, while Jester is about 3/4 of a mile. My Garmin said the max steepness was 22%. Any steeper and I would have fallen over backward. I've got the Google Earth .kml file if you want to see it.

Lean Back! These are the steepest roads in Canada | Driving

Cyclists seeking the burn regularly head to Blue Mountain and its Scenic Caves Road, which, at a max-grade of 20 per cent, is the steepest paved road in …

Highest paved roads of the USA - dangerousroads.org

51 This is the list of the highest paved roads in United States, state by state. dangerousroads. …

10 Steepest Roads in the US [Update 2021]

Baxter Street is another steepest road in California. It is the fifth steepest road on our list. It was paved in 1872. The bust completely got stuck in the way up. However, this road is famous among the skaters. The maximum gradient is 32%.

Pittsburgh, PA - Steepest Street In the Continental U.S.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Steepest Street In the Continental U.S. This paved street's 38 percent grade makes it the steepest in the U.S. drivable by regular cars (A mountain road in Hawaii is steeper, but not car-friendly). Annual bike climb every October.

Is the road down to the Waipio Valley on the Big Island in ...

Answer (1 of 4): Absolutely not. It is a narrow, steep paved road that requires attentive driving due to the other vehicles and pedestrians on the road. Cars use that road all day long and there are little or no accidents. I have never heard of anyone being killed on the road. Some attempted to c...

San Francisco's Steepest Climbs - PJAMM Cycling

This may be the steepest section of road in the US. "Located above Tompkins Avenue, it's the steepest street in San Francisco that's usable for vehicular traffic. The majority of the street climbs steadily at about a 24% grade before exploding into a 30-foot stretch of 41% paved road." #2. BRODERICK STREET #3. ROMOLO STREET #4. PRENTISS ...

Best Hill Climbs in the US | Bicycling

The steepest paved street in Pittsburgh—and one of the toughest climbs in the US—makes the top spot on our list. Its gradient maxes out at …

Where Can You Find The World's Steepest Street - BikeHike

Slumgullion Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.514m (11,530ft) above the sea level, located in Hinsdale County, in southwestern Colorado, USA. It claims the steepest grades of any fully paved and maintained road in Colorado. What is the steepest road in California?

The highest paved road in Vermont. - PJAMM Cycling

With a 24% maximum grade and an average grade of 15%, the east side of Lincoln Gap is reported to be the steepest paved mile in the U.S., according to Bicycling Magazine (June 2008) and now one of the world's steepest climbs by Global Cycling Network (GCN)." VTGF. Stats. Distance – ~130 miles (209 km) Max Elevation – 2,556 ft. Max Grade ...

15 Crazy Roads In The USA We Would Never Try (And 9 In Canada)

1 USA: Dalton Highway, Alaska. Via: cityvillagenews. Located deep in Alaska's wilderness, Dalton Highway is known as one of the coldest and most isolated roads in the world. It stretches along roughly 400 miles and goes through remote forests, tundras, as well as …

Riding in Vermont | Page 48 | Adventure Rider

I have been told but never looked to verify (so I will propagate knowingly) that the Lincoln gap has the steepest sustained paved road in the USA. A quick googling just now says it averages 15% in one stretch and is as steep as 24%. Riding down in on any 2 wheeled contraption always makes me nervous as part of it is always in the shade, gets ...

Highest paved roads of the USA - dangerousroads.org

This is the list of the highest paved roads in United States, state by state. dangerousroads. Highest paved roads of the USA . This is the list of the highest paved roads in United States, state by state: State: Elevation (ft) Highest point: Alabama: 2,405: Cheaha Mountain: Alaska: 3,332: Eureka Summit on Glenn Hwy (AK 1) ...

So what IS the steepest road in Vermont? (Middlebury ...

Steepest logging/access road (dead end road) Steepest paved road Steepest dirt road Back when cars were mostly manual brakes, transmissions, and steering and the roads were much less crowded, I used to see how far I could go with coasting in neutral. (Long before it …

The Steepest Street In The World Is In Pennsylvania— It'll ...

The Steepest Street In The World Is In Pennsylvania— It'll Make You Sweat. Pittsburgh is famous for its hilly terrain and steep roads, but few come close to paralleling Canton Avenue in Beechview, just southwest of downtown. The road is at an unbelievable 37 degree slope, making it terrifying to drive on in inclement weather….

N.J.'s most terrifying roads: Ranking our 11 worst spots ...

10. Route 539/Pine Barrens. Route 539, which runs from Allentown all the way to Tuckerton, may be New Jersey's most schizophrenic road. By day, it's a beautiful country road …

The 20 Toughest Road Bike Hill Climbs in America

Starting from Idaho Springs at roughly 7,500 feet, the highest paved road in the northern hemisphere will take you to an elevation of more than 14,000 feet. Climbing at that elevation is nothing ...