Izua Arrate

Eibar, Spain

The Izua Arrate is a col with a length of 3.7 kilometer. This is a category 2 col. It is located in Eibar, País Vasco, Spain. The average grade of this col is 9.6% with a maximum of 11.5%. The Izua Arrate ascents from 184 meter at the start, to 539 meter at the top, with a total of 355 ascending meters.


Izua Arrate Profile


Distance 3.7 km
Elevation gain 355 m
Average grade 9.6 %
Maximum grade 11.5 %
Climb category 2
Minimum elevation 184 m
Maximum elevation 539 m

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One of the 2 climbs to the Arrate Santuario. In the past this was the finish climb with lots of famous winners like Alberto Contador (2009), Samuel Sánchez (2010, 2011 en 2012), Wout Poels (2014), Nairo Quintana (2013), Joaquim ‘Purito’ Rodríguez (2015).

This is the version in which they climb until 1500 meters before the top to go left.

- Vuelta Espagne 1974
- Vuelta A Espana 2012 - Stage 3
- Vuelta a Espana 2020 - Stage 1
- Itzulia Basque Country 2018 - Stage 6
- Itzulia Basque Country 2019 - Stage 5