Elevation from Seattle to Leavenworth (Washington) via North Bend (Oregon)
Max elevation: 1227 m / 4027 ft Min elevation: 1 m / 3 ft Elevation change: 1227 m / 4025 ft
Max grade: 6.9% Min grade: -7.6% Steepness score: 9 + 757 + 3282 + 29 = 4076
Distance: 1446.49 km / 898.8 mi Travel Time: 14 hours 43 mins
This alternate route appears to be flatter than the direct route from Seattle to Leavenworth (Washington). The "steepness" score is 4076 which is lower than the score of 22029 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 9 vs 21 for the direct route. The second part is the maximum grade or slope score, which is 757 compared to 4084. The third part measures the average grade. This route has a grading score of 3282 vs 17920. Finally, the last part factors in the extra driving distance, which has a score of 29 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.