Malga Palazzo Scanuppia

Località Produttiva Ii, Italy

The Malga Palazzo Scanuppia is a col with a length of 7.1 kilometer. This is a highest category (HC) col. It is located in Località Produttiva Ii, Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, Italy. The average grade of this col is 17.9% with a maximum of 25%. The Malga Palazzo Scanuppia ascents from 230 meter at the start, to 1.516 meter at the top, with a total of 1.286 ascending meters.


Malga Palazzo Scanuppia Profile


Distance 7.1 km
Elevation gain 1286 m
Average grade 17.9 %
Maximum grade 25 %
Climb category HC
Minimum elevation 230 m
Maximum elevation 1516 m

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Scanuppia - Malga Palazzo it’s said to be the steepest hardest long climb on a sealed-surface road in Europe (or the world). It's located in Besenello,a municipality in Trentino in the northern Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol.

The ascent is 7.1 km long. Over this distance the elevation gain is 1.385 meters and the average percentage is 18 %. The road includes some steep sections (it’s said to be up to 45%), without market central lines. The road climbs from 230 meter altitude over a concrete road up to 1515 meter altitude. Subsequently a dirt road is leading a few dozen meters further up to the Malga Palazzo.