Waldkirch, Germany

The Kandel is a col with a length of 10.4 kilometer. This is a highest category (HC) col. It is located in Waldkirch, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The average grade of this col is 8.6% with a maximum of 12%. The Kandel ascents from 315 meter at the start, to 1.202 meter at the top, with a total of 886 ascending meters.


Kandel Profile


Distance 10.4 km
Elevation gain 886 m
Average grade 8.6 %
Maximum grade 12 %
Climb category HC
Minimum elevation 315 m
Maximum elevation 1202 m

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In the year 2000 the third stage of the Deutschland Tour led over the Kandel. Udo Bölts was the first to reach the summit. On 13 August 2005, a mountain time trial from Waldkirch to Kandel took place as part of the Regio Tour. Best was Tony Martin with a time of 33 minutes and 43 seconds.

- Deutschland Tour 2000 - Stage 3
- Regio Tour International 2005 - Stage 4 (ITT)