Alto de Arrate

Eibar, Spain

The Alto de Arrate is a col with a length of 4.6 kilometer. This is a category 2 col. It is located in Eibar, Euskadi, Spain. The average grade of this col is 8.3% with a maximum of 11.4%. The Alto de Arrate ascents from 167 meter at the start, to 566 meter at the top, with a total of 399 ascending meters.


Alto de Arrate Profile


Distance 4.6 km
Elevation gain 399 m
Average grade 8.3 %
Maximum grade 11.4 %
Climb category 2
Minimum elevation 167 m
Maximum elevation 566 m

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The Alto de Arrate is one of the most important climbs in the Basque Country. Between 1941 and 1986 the climbing course Subida al Arrate was organised here. The climb is 5.3 kilometres long and has an average ascent of 7.7%. The climb, which is lined with pine and acacia trees, is characterised by compact, steep hairpin bends. The climb gradually gets steeper, with maximum gradients of up to 13% between kilometres two and four. The last part is slightly less steep.

- Vuelta A Espana 2012 - Stage 3
- Vuelta a Espana 2020 - Stage 1
- Itzulia Basque Country 2021 - Stage 6