Nieuwe Kruisberg

Ronse, Belgium

The Nieuwe Kruisberg is a col with a length of 1.3 kilometer. It is located in Ronse, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium. The average grade of this col is 5.3% with a maximum of 8.1%. The Nieuwe Kruisberg ascents from 46 meter at the start, to 118 meter at the top, with a total of 72 ascending meters.


Nieuwe Kruisberg Profile


Distance 1.3 km
Elevation gain 72 m
Average grade 5.3 %
Maximum grade 8.1 %
Climb category None
Minimum elevation 46 m
Maximum elevation 118 m

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The Nieuwe Kruisberg was the start and finish of the World Championships in 1963 and 1988. Here the riders sprinted uphill to the finish. It is a place of tragedy and heroism.

- Ronde van Vlaanderen 1928, 1930-1956, 1958-1966, 1970, 1971, 1973-1976, 1993, 1994, 2012, 2013
- UCI Road World Championships 1963
- Dwars door Vlaanderen 2021