Valico di Montescuro

Cosenza, Italy

The Valico di Montescuro is a col with a length of 25.5 kilometer. This is a highest category (HC) col. It is located in Cosenza, Calabria, Italy. The average grade of this col is 5.3% with a maximum of 9.9%. The Valico di Montescuro ascents from 277 meter at the start, to 1.618 meter at the top, with a total of 1.338 ascending meters.


Valico di Montescuro Profile


Distance 25.5 km
Elevation gain 1338 m
Average grade 5.3 %
Maximum grade 9.9 %
Climb category HC
Minimum elevation 277 m
Maximum elevation 1618 m

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The climb, nearly 26 km in length, has a 5.3% avg. gradient with peaks reaching 18% (in Spezzano della Sila). The road is wide, and ascends in hairpins.

- Giro d'Italia 2020 - Stage 5