Kaiserjägerstrasse Monte Rovere

Levico Terme, Italy

The Kaiserjägerstrasse Monte Rovere is a col with a length of 8.8 kilometer. This is a highest category (HC) col. It is located in Levico Terme, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy. The average grade of this col is 9.4% with a maximum of 12.9%. The Kaiserjägerstrasse Monte Rovere ascents from 439 meter at the start, to 1.267 meter at the top, with a total of 828 ascending meters.


Kaiserjägerstrasse Monte Rovere Profile


Distance 8.8 km
Elevation gain 828 m
Average grade 9.4 %
Maximum grade 12.9 %
Climb category HC
Minimum elevation 439 m
Maximum elevation 1267 m

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Kaiserjägerstrasse / Monterovere is one of the most challenging roads in the world. Located in the Italian province of Trentino, the road includes some narrow sections scarcely wide enough for two cars to pass at the same time.

The road also known as Strada dell’Alpini and Strada Provinciale SP 133 di Monterovere is asphalted, but it's steep, narrow, and without central marked lines. The road encompasses miles of stunning views through twisty hair pin corners, high elevations and steep grades. Along the way, there are beautiful views of the Lake Caldonazzo, Levico Lake and Monte Panarotta. This old military road was built in 1911 as a war road from the "Kaiserjäger" in order to transport materials for the construction of fortifications in the south of the road lying border between Austria-Hungary and Italy, the later Italian front.