Max elevation: 10956 ft / 3339 m Min elevation: 281 ft / 86 m Elevation change: 10675 ft / 3254 m
Max grade: 4.6% Min grade: -4.9% Steepness score: 60 + 487 + 3052 + 65 = 3663
Distance: 2015.16 mi / 3243.09 km Travel Time: 29 hours 18 mins
It looks like one possible route that might be flatter would be to go through Fort Stockton, but make sure you double check everything if you're planning a road trip.
Elevation data comes from different sources and may not reflect true
driving conditions, so talk to other RVers if you're concerned about
steep grades. If you're planning to drive in the winter and you want to avoid snow, check the road conditions from Chicago to Los Angeles. You can also view a 3-D map of Chicago elevation or Los Angeles elevation.
These are some of the possible highways along this route. Use the GPS in your car to verify all driving directions.