Giro d'Italia

The 2017 Giro d’Italia’s 23 biggest climbs by the numbers

The 2017 Giro includes 23 category 1 or 2 climbs, including the Mortirolo and Stelvio. Have a look at the big mountains by the numbers.

The Giro d’Italia is known for its torturous climbs into the Apennines, Dolomites, Alps, and other mountainous regions. Naturally, for the centenary edition of cycling’s first grand tour of the year, organizers went all-out to make the route as tough as possible. Here’s a look at the 23 most notable climbs of the 3,609-kilometer race.

Stage 2 (Tortoli):

Genna Silana (1,002 meters): 19.6km at 3.2%, Category 2

Stage 4 (Etna):

Portella Femmina Morta (1,524m): 32.8km at 4.5%, Cat. 2
Etna (Refuge Sapienza, 1,892m): 17.9km at 6.6%, Cat. 1

Stage 8 (Peschici):

Monte Sant’Angelo (747m): 9.6km at 6.1%, Cat. 2

Stage 9 (Blockhaus):

Blockhaus (1,665m): 13.6km at 8.4%, Cat. 1

Stage 11 (Bagno di Romagna):

Passo della Consuma (1,060m): 15.9km at 6.1%, Cat. 2
Monte Fumaiolo (1,347m): 23.1km at 3.7%, Cat. 2

Stage 12 (Reggio Emilia):

Colle di Casaglia (913m): 7.7km at 4.9%, Cat. 2

Stage 14 (Oropa):

Sanctuaire d’Oropa (1,142m): 11.8km at 6.2%, Cat. 1

Stage 15 (Bergame):

Miragolo San Salvatore (931m): 8.7km at 7%, Cat. 2

Stage 16 (Bormio):

Passo del Mortirolo (1,854m): 12.6km at 7.6%, Cat. 1, Cima Scarponi
Passo dello Stelvio (2,758m): 21.7km at 7.1%, Cima Coppi (highest point)
Umbrailpass (2,502m): 13.4km at 8.4%, Cat. 1

Stage 17 (Canazei):

Aprica (1,173m): 12.3km at 6.3%, Cat. 2
Passo del Tonale (1,883m): 11km at 5.7%, Cat. 2

Stage 18 (Ortisei):

Passo Pordoi (2,239m): 11.9km at 6.7%, Cat. 1
Passo Valparola (2,200m): 12.3km at 6.4%, Cat. 2
Passo Gardena (2,121m): 9.3km at 6.4%, Cat. 2
Pontives (1,103m): 9.3km at 6.8%, Cat. 1

Stage 19 (Piancavallo):

Sella Chianzutan (955m): 11.7km at 5.6%, Cat. 2
Piancavallo (1,290m): 15.4km at 7.3%, Cat. 1

Stage 20 (Asiago):

Monte Grappa (1,620m): 24.2km at 5.3%, Cat. 1
Foza (1,086m): 14km at 6.7%, Cat. 1