Sierra de Bernia

Altea, Spain

The Sierra de Bernia is a col with a length of 5 kilometer. This is a category 2 col. It is located in Altea, Valencian Community, Spain. The average grade of this col is 12.1% with a maximum of 18.6%. The Sierra de Bernia ascents from 69 meter at the start, to 668 meter at the top, with a total of 600 ascending meters.


Sierra de Bernia Profile


Distance 5 km
Elevation gain 600 m
Average grade 12.1 %
Maximum grade 18.6 %
Climb category 2
Minimum elevation 69 m
Maximum elevation 668 m

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The climb was asphalted especially for the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana. Before that, it was just an indeterminate small path. It is a hard climb, especially at times when the gradient exceeds 20%.

- Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana 2020 - Stage 4