Cipressa

San Lorenzo Al Mare, Italy

The Cipressa is a col with a length of 5.6 kilometer. This is a category 3 col. It is located in San Lorenzo Al Mare, Liguria, Italy. The average grade of this col is 4% with a maximum of 6.4%. The Cipressa ascents from 5 meter at the start, to 231 meter at the top, with a total of 226 ascending meters.

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Cipressa Profile

Facts

Distance 5.6 km
Elevation gain 226 m
Average grade 4 %
Maximum grade 6.4 %
Climb category 3
Minimum elevation 5 m
Maximum elevation 231 m

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Description

Cipressa is a climb in the cycling classic Milan-San Remo. The climb is not so very steep, and would normally be no problem, but the riders have already 270 kilometers in the legs. In 1960 the Poggio, a 4 km climb just a few kilometres before the finish, was introduced to the race. In 1982 the Cipressa was added to make the final harder.

- Milan - Sanremo 1982-2021