Sierra Cabrera

Turre, Spain

The Sierra Cabrera is a col with a length of 11.9 kilometer. This is a category 1 col. It is located in Turre, Andalusia, Spain. The average grade of this col is 6.3% with a maximum of 10%. The Sierra Cabrera ascents from 128 meter at the start, to 831 meter at the top, with a total of 717 ascending meters.


Sierra Cabrera Profile


Distance 11.9 km
Elevation gain 717 m
Average grade 6.3 %
Maximum grade 10 %
Climb category 1
Minimum elevation 128 m
Maximum elevation 831 m

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Sierra Cabrera is a narrow and secluded climb situated close to the town of Turre in the Almería province. It is a popular winter climb for cyclists staying in nearby Mojacar.

Sierra Cabrera from Turre is a much more challenging climb than the length and average gradient suggest. After an easy first 4km it turns into a difficult interval section.

There are numerous sections between 15% and 20% gradient interspersed with flatter sections, making it almost impossible to find a rhythm. The steep sections, combined with a narrow, uneven road and some tight bends, also make it a very technical descent.

From the top you can get even higherp for a further kilometre, averaging 19% and with a maximum of 30% gradient!