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Hill grade formula?(5 posts)

Hill grade formula?bear
Aug 23, 2001 2:07 PM
Is there a formula to get the grade (%) of a hill.. Like if you know the elevation 1300ft and the lenght 10 miles or what ever?
thanks
Yesterday's post....Trollman
Aug 23, 2001 2:15 PM
There was a whole post on this yesterday. Go back and take a look.
Hill grade approximationPdxMark
Aug 23, 2001 2:18 PM
an approximation is:

1300/(10*5280) = 2.5%

or simpler (more approximate)

1300/(10*5000) = 2.6%
upness/overness*100 (nm)Kerry Irons
Aug 23, 2001 5:00 PM
upness/overness*100 (nm)///thanks fellowsbear
Aug 25, 2001 6:42 AM
thanks fellows