The 7% La Cuesta grade is very steep and is located just north of downtown SLO. In 1969, there was a motel called the La Cuesta at the summit which is no longer there. Patty wondered as she stood there if Gary's car overheated and that is why Bobby stopped for the night?
Anywhoo, here are photos of what is left of the site. You may not be surprised to find out that it is now a public park, like so many other places in the Manson saga have become: