Mortirolo

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Last updated by rudi.raaijmakers

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distance 14.8 km
start height 630 m
end height 1852 m
highest point 1852 m
ascent 1222 m
distance uphill 14.8 km
average ascent percentage 8.3 %
maximum ascent percentage 12.3 %

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The Mortirolo is considered to be the toughest mountain one can climb in Italy and many professional cyclers consider it as the most difficult mountain to be climbed in any of the three major tours. Lucho Herrera (1991) referred to Mortirolo as being the "Queen climb of Europe" and Lance Armstrong referred to it as the hardest climb he'd ever ridden.

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start point Via Valeriana, 23033 Grosio Province of Sondrio, Italy
end point Via Motti, 18, 23030 Mazzo di Valtellina Sondrio, Italy
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  1. 01h 33m 25s by Agostinho on 14.6.2018

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