Hooglede, Belgium

The Gitsberg is a col with a length of 1.1 kilometer. It is located in Hooglede, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium. The average grade of this col is 2.2% with a maximum of 6.4%. The Gitsberg ascents from 19 meter at the start, to 43 meter at the top, with a total of 24 ascending meters.


Gitsberg Profile


Distance 1.1 km
Elevation gain 24 m
Average grade 2.2 %
Maximum grade 6.4 %
Climb category None
Minimum elevation 19 m
Maximum elevation 43 m

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The Gitsberg is known from the Belgian Championship on the road of 2011. On this climb Philippe Gilbert, on the five hundred meter cobblestones, drove away from Tom Boonen in a single pull to finally become national champion.

- Belgian Road National Championships 2011
- Grote prijs Jean-Pierre Monsere 2020, 2021