ASC 3: The Mountains

Continuing my coverage of the American Solar Challenge (ASC) this coming July, here is the race route again (click to zoom, or check out Google Maps):


Route map, coloured by elevation (from −110 to 4,351 metres or −360 to 14,275 feet)

Notice those mountains! Here is the elevation profile for the route (constructed using elevation data from team 42). The two highlighted sections have average slopes of 1 in 39, which will be a tough climb (click to zoom):

And this is what they look like. Here is Red Canyon Scenic Overlook, coming out of Lander:


Photo by Teddy Pollard (image credit)