Waipi'o Valley

Honokaa, United States

The Waipi'o Valley is a col with a length of 1.3 kilometer. This is a category 2 col. It is located in Honokaa, Hawaii, United States. The average grade of this col is 19.2% with a maximum of 24.2%. The Waipi'o Valley ascents from 17 meter at the start, to 279 meter at the top, with a total of 262 ascending meters.

Profile

Waipi'o Valley Profile

Facts

Distance 1.3 km
Elevation gain 262 m
Average grade 19.2 %
Maximum grade 24.2 %
Climb category 2
Minimum elevation 17 m
Maximum elevation 279 m

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Description

To drive this road, you must have supreme confidence in your vehicle and your climbing skills. The average grade is 20% and the peak grade reaches 40-45%. In some places, this valley is steeper than the Baldwin Street, in Duned in, New Zealand and Canton Avenue in Pittsburgh, which are considered as the world's steepest streets. The Waipio Valley Road looks like a real road, not a street, and offers such a great experience for cyclists. It is a good paved road well maintained by the government.