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Elevation from Salinas to Santa Maria (California)

Elevation (ft)04008001,2001,6002,000
Grade %-18-15-12-9-6-3036912
Max elevation: 1677 ft / 511 m
Min elevation: 46 ft / 14 m
Elevation change: 1631 ft / 497 m
Max grade: 9.1%
Min grade: -15.3%
Steepness score: 8 + 1529 + 5276 + 5 = 6819
Distance: 158.48 mi / 255.05 km
Travel Time: 2 hours 24 mins

  Difficulty% Grade
Very Difficult>20%
It looks like one possible route that might be flatter would be to go through Avila Beach, 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.

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Note that this route shows high grade, which may be due to a bridge or unusual land feature. Land elevation may be different than road elevation, so always check any spikes in elevation or grade. If you're planning to drive in the winter and you want to avoid snow, check the road conditions from Salinas to Santa Maria (California). You can also view a 3-D map of Salinas elevation or Santa Maria (California) elevation.

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157 mi / 253 km