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In an attempt to make mountain driving a little safer for truckers and RV'ers, R&R Publishing Inc. has been collecting and steep gragepublishing information about mountain passes and steep grades since 1993. The Mountain Directory Ebooks give the locations and descriptions of over 700 mountain passes and steep grades in 22 states. The Mountain Directory ebooks tell you where the steep grades are, how long they are, how steep (%) they are, whether the road is two lane, three lane, or four lane, if there are escape ramps, switchbacks, sharp curves, speed limits, etc. With this information, one can know ahead of time what a pass is like and make an informed decision about whether to go over or around. If you decide to go over, perhaps the cool morning hours would ease the strain on the engine and transmission during the climb. Unhooking the towed vehicle would make the climb and the descent easier. Knowing what lies ahead is half the battle....

From the Southern California section of the Mountain Directory West:

CAJON PASS elev. 4190'
(on I-15 south of Victorville, CA)

There is very little descent on the north side of Cajon Pass. The southbound descent begins with warning signs--"Downgrade next 12 miles--trucks check brakes" and "Truck speed limit 45 mph" and "Truck scales 5 miles" and "6% grade next 4 miles" and "Runaway truck ramp 2½ miles."


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