Aviano, Italy

The Piancavallo is a col with a length of 13.8 kilometer. This is a highest category (HC) col. It is located in Aviano, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy. The average grade of this col is 8% with a maximum of 12.1%. The Piancavallo ascents from 181 meter at the start, to 1.289 meter at the top, with a total of 1.108 ascending meters.


Piancavallo Profile


Distance 13.8 km
Elevation gain 1108 m
Average grade 8 %
Maximum grade 12.1 %
Climb category HC
Minimum elevation 181 m
Maximum elevation 1289 m

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It hosted the arrival of the fourteenth stage of the 1998 Giro d'Italia, in which Marco Pantani won. In the nineteenth stage of the Giro d'Italia 2017, the final climb was classified in first category. Mikel Landa won this stage with his best climber jersey whereas Nairo Quintana took the pink jersey from Tom Dumoulin and Thibaut Pinot was still closer to the podium. But the gap between the leaders of the overall classification was closing.
In addition, the Giro passed through it in the fifteenth stage of the 2011 Giro d'Italia, where Emanuele Sella was the first to climb the mountain.

- Giro d'Italia 1998 - Stage 14
- Giro d'Italia 2011 - Stage 15
- Giro d'Italia 2017 - stage 19
- Giro d'Italia 2020 - Stage 15