Especially if you're walking up it. | 22 Words

Sure, most of us know what it's like to live on a hill, but you're going to redefine the word "hill" after seeing these photos of Baldwin Street.

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The road running through the New Zealand town of Dunedin is the "World's Steepest Street."

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As you can see, very few would question the street's claim to that title. It's absurd.

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The street is lined with houses, but this slant tells you just how steep the street is.

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It's at a 35% grade, which is WAY more vertical than it sounds.

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Especially if you're walking up it.

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The residents make the most of this curiosity every year with an event called the Baldwin Street Gutbuster.

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The residents and visitors alike race down, then up the street. I don't know if it's a gutbuster, but it doesn't sound too easy on the legs.

Still, it's a claim to fame that most residential streets don't have.

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Even if it makes parking an adventure all to itself.

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Uh, don't forget the emergency break and turning your wheels towards the curb.

If you're looking for scale, here you. And check out those insane steps next to road.

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You know, if this street were flat, it would look like any other neighborhood.

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But if you're teaching your kids to ride a bike...I would find another street.