Bovenstaat - Kouterberg

Maarkedal, Belgium

The Bovenstaat - Kouterberg is a col with a length of 1.5 kilometer. It is located in Maarkedal, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium. The average grade of this col is 3.6% with a maximum of 7.4%. The Bovenstaat - Kouterberg ascents from 51 meter at the start, to 98 meter at the top, with a total of 51 ascending meters.


Bovenstaat - Kouterberg Profile


Distance 1.5 km
Elevation gain 51 m
Average grade 3.6 %
Maximum grade 7.4 %
Climb category None
Minimum elevation 51 m
Maximum elevation 98 m

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The Bovenstraat/Kouterberg was an official climb in the 1991 edition of the Ronde van Vlaanderen. It is also called "Kouterberg", but differs from the Kouterberg as used by the Ronde between 1984 and 1990. That was on the parallel road. The paved climb has an altitude difference of 45 meters, a length of 1,440 meters, an average gradient of 3,4% with a maximum of 9%. After 200 meters of climbing you will find the restaurant 'Het Genot at Den Berg' on the right-hand side of the road.