Maarkedal, Belgium

The Ganzenberg is a col with a length of 866 meter. It is located in Maarkedal, Vlaanderen, Belgium. The average grade of this col is 5.5% with a maximum of 11.2%. The Ganzenberg ascents from 58 meter at the start, to 107 meter at the top, with a total of 49 ascending meters.


Ganzenberg Profile


Distance 866 m
Elevation gain 49 m
Average grade 5.5 %
Maximum grade 11.2 %
Climb category None
Minimum elevation 58 m
Maximum elevation 107 m

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In the Ronde van Vlaanderen the Ganzenberg is known as 'the dangerous descent after the Foreest climb'. It peaks to about 17%. Always a great idea to do the opposite and climb this monster... But do it in the saddle, the road under the trees is always slippy.