Clos du Grand Sart from Mortroux

Elevation profile Clos du Grand Sart from Mortroux
Elevation profile Clos du Grand Sart from Mortroux
Elevation profile Clos du Grand Sart from Mortroux
80
difficulty points
4.4%
avg. gradient
11.1%
steepest 100 meter
2.5km
length
115m
total ascent

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Clos du Grand Sart from Mortroux is a climb in the region Pays de Herve. It is 2.5km long and bridges 115 vertical meters with an average gradient of 4.4%, resulting in a difficulty score of 80. The top of the ascent is located at 214 meters above sea level. Climbfinder users shared 5 reviews/stories of this climb and uploaded 5 photos.

Road names: Clos du Grand Sart & Voie des Morts

by Dennis
This is an automatic translation, the original language is: Dutch.
Nice climb though! Nice and long, nice road, super quiet. Too bad about the two flat bits in between.... read more
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Clos du Grand Sart from Mortroux
Clos du Grand Sart from Mortroux
Clos du Grand Sart from Mortroux
Clos du Grand Sart from Mortroux
Clos du Grand Sart from Mortroux

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Cycling routes

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Name Distance Total ascent Climbs
Herve's hidden climbs - short version
Herve's hidden climbs - short version
68.5km 1104m 19

Statistics

Clos du Grand Sart from Mortroux
This climb
Pays de Herve
306 climbs
Liège Province
894 climbs
Belgium
4332 climbs
Europe
17191 climbs
Difficulty points
80
4
rank
56
57% easier than
Haute Folie
rank
354
68% easier than
Stockeu
rank
709
77% easier than
Col de Haussire
rank
9242
Average gradient
4.4%
rank
177
74% less steep than
Edelstrasse from Eupen
rank
571
74% less steep than
Edelstrasse from Eupen
rank
2040
74% less steep than
Edelstrasse from Eupen
rank
10323
84% less steep than
Calçada das Carquejeiras
Length
2.5km
rank
42
58% shorter than
Mospert from Raeren
rank
250
rank
635
rank
8890
Total ascent
115m
rank
47
40% less ascent than
Roetgener Strasse from Raeren
rank
313
rank
653
rank
9231
96% less ascent than
Pico Veleta

Classification

Famous climb
Beautiful scenery
Hidden gem
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Climbing times

7 km/h 00:21:07
11 km/h 00:13:26
15 km/h 00:09:51
19 km/h 00:07:46

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Reviews/stories (5)

Dennis
4 Mo
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Nice climb though! Nice and long, nice road, super quiet. Too bad about the two flat bits in between.

Leuke klim hoor! Lekker lang, mooie weg, super rustig. Jammer van de twee vlakke stukjes tussendoor.

Fedor
4 Mo
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The profile has been updated, now the whole climb is on it.

From a hard start in Mortroux it gets more relaxed between the houses. This changes when you enter the Voie des Morts because then the percentage goes up a lot. The road then stays lighter but still rises considerably until the first "top". Then a very light descent (almost flat actually) after which a steep climb to the end follows.
Very nice climb and beautiful views at the top.

Het profiel is aangepast, nu staat de hele beklimming er op.

Van een pittig begin vanuit Mortroux wordt het tussen de huizen weer een stuk relaxter. Dat verandert als je de Voie des Morts ingaat want dan gaat het percentage flink omhoog. De weg blijft daarna lichter maar nog steeds behoorlijk stijgen tot de eerste "top". Hierna een zeer lichte afdaling (vrijwel vlak eigenlijk) waarna nog een pittig hellinkje tot het eind volgt.
Heel mooie klim en met fraaie uitzichten bovenin.

Clos du Grand Sart from Mortroux
Clos du Grand Sart from Mortroux
Clos du Grand Sart from Mortroux
Clos du Grand Sart from Mortroux
Clos du Grand Sart from Mortroux
Opdeberg
6 Mo
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One of the most beautiful climbs in the area. The profile as indicated here is too short. The climb is much longer. On the left nice views to the north. A climb that goes up in stages. Mortroux is a nice example of a cosy Walloon hamlet.

Een van de mooiste klimmen in de omgeving. Het profiel zoals hier aangegeven is te kort. De klim loopt nog veel langer door. Op links mooie uitzichten naar het noorden. Een klim die in etappes omhoog gaat. Mortroux is een mooi voorbeeld van een knus Waals gehucht.

PelotonDesArdennes
1 y
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Nice climb, but I prefer Bois de Mauhin which starts a bit further towards Val-Dieu.

Mooie klim, maar ik verkies Bois de Mauhin die iets verder richting Val-Dieu start.

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Niels
3 y
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Even if the name of the second part of this climb reminds you of an old graveyard (Voie des Morts), you don't have to worry about getting broken up here. Easy going climb with in the beginning and between the trees two moments where the average is around 9%, for the rest enough meters to enjoy the view on the beautiful valley left.

I think the profile gives a bit of a wrong impression: The climb starts until the church with percentages of around 8 or 9 percent for the first 200 meters. Moreover, the actual summit is still 500 meters away compared to how it is marked in the map.

Ook al herinnert de naam van het tweede wegdeel van deze klim aan een oude begraafplaats (Voie des Morts), hoef je niet bang te zijn om hier kapot op te lopen. Gemoedelijke klim met in het begin en tussen de bomen twee momenten waar het gemiddelde rond de 9% ligt, voor de rest genoeg meters om van het uitzicht op het mooie dal links te genieten.

Het profiel geeft wel denk ik een beetje een verkeerd beeld: De klim begint tot de kerk met percentages van rond de 8 of 9 procent voor de eerste 200 meter. Bovendien ligt de eigenlijke top nog 500 meter verderop vergeleken met hoe het in 't kaartje is aangegeven.

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