Alpe du Zwift

Alpine Village, Zwift

The Alpe du Zwift is a col with a length of 12.2 kilometer. This is a highest category (HC) col. It is located in Alpine Village, Watopia, Zwift. The average grade of this col is 8.2% with a maximum of 10.1%. The Alpe du Zwift ascents from 11 meter at the start, to 1.047 meter at the top, with a total of 1.035 ascending meters.


Alpe du Zwift Profile


Distance 12.2 km
Elevation gain 1035 m
Average grade 8.2 %
Maximum grade 10.1 %
Climb category HC
Minimum elevation 11 m
Maximum elevation 1047 m

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The “Road to the Sky” is the granddaddy of all Zwift climbs, introduced in 2018.

Zwift created this route using GPS data to perfectly match the incline and distance of the storied climb with its 21 hairpin turns. The climb to Alp d’Huez actually has two different finish points: the “tourist version” and the Tour de France version. Alpe du Zwift matches the tourist version, which is ~2km shorter with 40 meters less climbing than the TdF. In all, Alpe du Zwift is 12.24km long, with a total elevation gain of over 1000 meters!

You must be level 12 or above to ride Alpe du Zwift, unless you join a group event which is riding on an Alpe route.