Berg en Terblijt, Netherlands

The Brakkeberg is a col with a length of 670 meter. This is a category 4 col. It is located in Berg en Terblijt, Limburg, Netherlands. The average grade of this col is 9.6% with a maximum of 12.4%. The Brakkeberg ascents from 43 meter at the start, to 110 meter at the top, with a total of 66 ascending meters.


Brakkeberg Profile


Distance 670 m
Elevation gain 66 m
Average grade 9.6 %
Maximum grade 12.4 %
Climb category 4
Minimum elevation 43 m
Maximum elevation 110 m

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The Brakkeberg runs parallel to the Geulhemmerberg. However, the Brakkeberg in South Limburg is much steeper and more difficult. If you turn right from Geulweg into Wolfsdriesweg towards Brakkeberg you will see the Hennie Kuiper Allee on your right-hand side. This part of the footpath was used as an abbreviation by Hennie Kuiper in the 1982 Amstel Gold Race. This enabled him to win back a few meters from the leading group after he had to loosen with a flat tire. The residents honored this stunt with an unofficial street sign.