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.