Elevation from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne via Bluffton
Max elevation: 936 ft / 285 m Min elevation: 708 ft / 216 m Elevation change: 229 ft / 70 m
Max grade: 2% Min grade: -1.6% Steepness score: 15 + 196 + 1170 + 4 = 1386
Distance: 130.73 mi / 210.38 km Travel Time: 2 hours 30 mins
This alternate route appears to be flatter than the direct route from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne. The "steepness" score is 1386 which is lower than the score of 1840 for the direct route. A lower score means the route is likely to be flatter, but you should also check with other travelers to find out if the roads might be more difficult. If we break down the score into components, the first part is the average elevation score, which is 15 vs 16 for the direct route. The second part is the maximum grade or slope score, which is 196 compared to 360. The third part measures the average grade. This route has a grading score of 1170 vs 1461. Finally, the last part factors in the extra driving distance, which has a score of 4 vs 4. All of these components make up the total score that we use to determine which route has greater steepness and elevation change to give you an idea of waypoints that might lead to the flattest route.
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