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Brain Freeze, need help. 3 mile climb, 1200 feet gain(4 posts)

Brain Freeze, need help. 3 mile climb, 1200 feet gainclimbo
May 20, 2002 9:37 AM
what is the avg grade?

I make it around 8% but I'm not sure how many feet in a mile.

Thanks.
re: Brain Freeze, need help. 3 mile climb, 1200 feet gainDougSloan
May 20, 2002 9:39 AM
3 miles x 5280 feet per mile = 15840

1200 / 15840 = 7.6 percent
re: Brain Freeze, need help. 3 mile climb, 1200 feet gainDave Hickey
May 20, 2002 9:41 AM
5280ft X 3 miles= 15840 ft. 1200/15840= .075 or 7.5%
thanks both, I had less feet in the mile, this is good news. nmclimbo
May 20, 2002 9:57 AM
nm