Enter the total height of slope and the total slope into the Length of Slope Calculator. The calculator will evaluate and display the Length of Slope. 

Length of Slope Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the Length of Slope. 

LOS = H / S

  • Where LOS is the Length of Slope (length)
  • H is the total height of slope 
  • s is the total slope 

How to Calculate Length of Slope?

The following example problems outline how to calculate Length of Slope.

Example Problem #1:

  1. First, determine the total height of slope. 
    • The total height of slope is given as: 300.
  2. Next, determine the total slope. 
    • The total slope is provided as: 2.
  3. Finally, calculate the Length of Slope using the equation above: 

LOS = H / S

The values given above are inserted into the equation below and the solution is calculated:

LOS = 300 / 2 = 150 (length)


Example Problem #2: 

For this problem, the variables needed are provided below:

total height of slope = 100

total slope = 4

This example problem is a test of your knowledge on the subject. Use the calculator above to check your answer. 

LOS = H / S = ?