I’m trying to check the angle of the slope my character is standing on.

The pickingInfo has a getNormal function that returns a Vector3, I think relative to the picking ray’s direction?

Given that the ray I’m checking will always hit the mesh (in this case the ground) from straight above, how can I can get the angle of the face normal that the ray has hit?

```
/*
* returns the slope (in radians) of a vector in the vertical plane
*/
private _verticalSlope(v: Vector3): number {
return Math.atan(Math.abs(v.y / Math.sqrt(v.x * v.x + v.z * v.z)));
}
```

Implementation - BabylonJS-CharacterController/CharacterController.ts at 683869e6f73f6154852b7702a95a28a5a2bdd4ad · ssatguru/BabylonJS-CharacterController · GitHub

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Thanks, that seems to do it