Elevation from Michigan to Florida via Montgomery (Texas)
Max elevation: 1046 ft / 319 m Min elevation: -13 ft / -4 m Elevation change: 1058 ft / 322 m
Max grade: 0.5% Min grade: -0.7% Steepness score: 6 + 74 + 292 + 75 = 447
Distance: 2343.43 mi / 3771.39 km Travel Time: 36 hours 45 mins
This alternate route appears to be flatter than the direct route from Michigan to Florida. The "steepness" score is 447 which is lower than the score of 1321 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 6 vs 12 for the direct route. The second part is the maximum grade or slope score, which is 74 compared to 361. The third part measures the average grade. This route has a grading score of 292 vs 905. Finally, the last part factors in the extra driving distance, which has a score of 75 vs 43. 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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Elevation data comes from different sources and may not reflect true
driving conditions, so talk to other RVers if you're concerned about
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