Slumgullion Pass East Bike Climb - PJAMM Cycling

Slumgullion Pass East


All the cycling data and info you'll need to climb Slumgullion Pass East

Page Contributor(s): Bruce Hamilton, La Quinta, CA, USA; Stacy Topping, Tacoma, WA, USA

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Climb Summary

Cycling Slumgullion Pass East

Ride 4.3 miles gaining 1,089’ at 4.8% average grade.

 This is the backside of Slumgullion Pass West (from Lake City CO) and the easier of the 2 climbs.  The out-and-back from Lake City is 11.9 miles gaining 3,789’.

This climb is a bit remoteIt and is mainly in the Gunnison National Forest  National Forest (est. 1905; 1,672,136 acres). Interestingly, the word “slumgullion” defines a cheap or insubstantial stew.