Slope

For an ascent (or descent) route, the average slope **Pt** is the ratio between the gradient **y** and the projection **x** of the route distance **d** so : **Pt = y / x**

For a calculation with a low angle, x can be replaced by d, otherwise a precise calculation must be done as follow.

Exemples of sites giving gradient and distance:

• OpenRunner

• ClimbByBike