Xorret de Catí

Castalla, Spain

The Xorret de Catí is a col with a length of 3.7 kilometer. This is a category 2 col. It is located in Castalla, Comunidad Valenciana, Spain. The average grade of this col is 11.5% with a maximum of 17.3%. The Xorret de Catí ascents from 662 meter at the start, to 1.098 meter at the top, with a total of 434 ascending meters.

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Facts

Distance 3.7 km
Elevation gain 434 m
Average grade 11.5 %
Maximum grade 17.3 %
Climb category 2
Minimum elevation 662 m
Maximum elevation 1098 m

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Description

Xorret de Catí is one of the most famous cycling climbs in the Valencia region. It instantly become a hit with fans since its first appearance in the 1998 Vuelta a España - a stage won by climber Chava Jiménez. The climb beginning just south of Castalla is undoubtedly the star side of Xorret de Catí, with consistently steep gradients - at times in excess of 20% - testing even the strongest of climbers.

- La Vuelta 2017 stage 8
- Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana 2016 - Stage 4 (Wout Poels)