Elevation from Myrtle Beach to Gatlinburg via Walterboro

Elevation (ft)05001,0001,5002,0002,5003,000
Grade %-5-4-3-2-10123456
Max elevation: 2770 ft / 844 m
Min elevation: 9 ft / 3 m
Elevation change: 2761 ft / 841 m
Max grade: 5.8%
Min grade: -4.3%
Steepness score: 12 + 577 + 2624 + 15 = 3229
Distance: 478.39 mi / 769.9 km
Travel Time: 7 hours 57 mins

  Difficulty% Grade
Very Difficult>20%
This alternate route appears to be flatter than the direct route from Myrtle Beach to Gatlinburg. The "steepness" score is 3229 which is lower than the score of 5061 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 12 vs 15 for the direct route. The second part is the maximum grade or slope score, which is 577 compared to 909. The third part measures the average grade. This route has a grading score of 2624 vs 4124. Finally, the last part factors in the extra driving distance, which has a score of 15 vs 12. 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.
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. For alternate routes, check the main Myrtle Beach to Gatlinburg elevation profile. If you're planning to drive in the winter and you want to avoid snow, check the road conditions from Myrtle Beach to Gatlinburg. You can also view a 3-D map of Myrtle Beach elevation or Gatlinburg elevation.

These are some of the possible highways along this route. Use the GPS in your car to verify all driving directions. If you're looking for campgrounds along the way, search for RV parks between Myrtle Beach and Gatlinburg.

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