Colle dell'Agnello

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Elevation profile Colle dell'Agnello
Elevation profile Colle dell'Agnello
Elevation profile Colle dell'Agnello
1306
difficulty points
7%
avg. gradient
16.5%
steepest 100 meters
20.7km
length
1459m
total ascent

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Colle dell'Agnello is a climb in the region Piedmont. It is 20.7km long and bridges 1459 vertical meters with an average gradient of 7%, resulting in a difficulty score of 1306. The top of the ascent is located at 2744 meters above sea level. Climbfinder users shared 17 reviews of this climb and uploaded 12 photos.

Road name: SP251

5.0 by Kevin
This is an automatic translation, the original language is: Dutch.
The last 10 km or so are extremely tough. Fortunately, the steep pentes are regularly broken by numerous hairpin bends. Moreover, there is enough distraction by the magnificent setting. At the top, you are treated to an amazing view!... read more
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Statistics

Colle dell'Agnello from Casteldelfino
This climb
Piedmont
637 climbs
Italian Alps
1864 climbs
Alps
5168 climbs
Italy
5479 climbs
Europe
46660 climbs
Difficulty points
1306
rank
10
36% easier than
Colle delle Finestre
rank
88
rank
160
rank
94
rank
245
Average gradient
7%
rank
274
53% less steep than
Meggiana from Selva
rank
989
74% less steep than
Muro di Cassone
rank
2483
74% less steep than
Muro di Cassone
rank
2002
74% less steep than
Muro di Cassone
rank
10708
76% less steep than
Calçada do Rêgo Lameiro
Length
20.7km
rank
21
rank
126
rank
282
rank
222
rank
879
Total ascent
1459m
rank
11
31% less ascent than
Colle del Nivolet
rank
66
31% less ascent than
Colle del Nivolet
rank
124
31% less ascent than
Colle del Nivolet
rank
78
31% less ascent than
Colle del Nivolet
rank
254

Classification

Famous climb
Beautiful scenery
Hidden gem
19 hairpin turns

Road surface condition

60% 40% 0%
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Traffic

70% 30% 0%
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Climbing times

7 km/h 02:57:50
11 km/h 01:53:10
15 km/h 01:22:59
19 km/h 01:05:31

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Reviews (17)

Fedebici
1 d 4.0
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A climb that keeps its promises. Tough, extremely tough! The two options are to start in Casteldelfino or, as I did, from Sampeyre. The first 10km are therefore at 3.5%, then there are as many 10km up to Chianale that are pedalable, especially for several points where you can catch up. Here the last 9km or so are at more than 9% with also the altitude factor that can be a nuisance or a problem. The road surface is not bad even considering that the road is high in the mountains. the traffic is annoying. Water refills are present as far as I could see at Sampeyre and Casteldelfino. however, not many. comparing with the Fauniera it is tougher, more iconic. if instead you are looking for tranquillity and clean air then Fauniera is clearly better. the last few km are really not for everyone. peaks above 15%!

Salita che mantiene le promesse. Dura, estremamente dura! Le due possibilità sono partire a Casteldelfino oppure, come ho fatto, da Sampeyre. I primi 10km sono quindi al 3.5%, poi ci sono altrettanti 10km fino a Chianale pedalabili soprattutto per più punti dove si può recuperare. Ecco che gli ultimi 9km circa sono a più del 9% con anche il fattore altitudine che può fare fastidio o problemi. Il manto stradale non è male anche contando che la strada è di alta montagna. il traffico fastidioso. Ricariche di acqua sono presenti per quanto ho potuto vedere a Sampeyre e Casteldelfino. comunque non molti. confrontando con il Fauniera è più duro, più iconico. se invece cercate tranquillità e aria pulita allora Fauniera nettamente meglio. gli ultimi km davvero non per tutti. picchi sopra al 15%!

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Forvet
10 Mo 5.0
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Scaled in August starting from Piasco.stupendous climb but done at 12 noon from Chianale with 32 degrees really difficult.... Ten wonderful kilometres indeed. For the first time the bibshots showed a white strip of salt.do it and do it again but check the weather

Scalato ad agosto partendo da Piasco.salita stupenda ma fatta alle 12 da Chianale con 32 gradi veramente difficile…. Dieci chilometri stupendi davvero. Per la prima volta i bibshots mostravano una striscia bianca di sale.fatela e rifatela ma consultate il meteo

JMenger
10 Mo 5.0 01:24:37 (14.7km/h)
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Perhaps the most beautiful col in the region in my opinion. Both sides are very beautiful, but the last 10km of the Italian side are super steep and very tough. With long stretches >12% I couldn't get my heart rate down. Only after the last hairpin (150m before the summit) does it flatten out again. The view towards the Ecrins is grandiose.

Misschien wel de mooiste col in de regio vind ik. Beide kanten zijn erg mooi, maar de laatste 10km van de Italiaanse kant zijn supersteil en erg zwaar. Met lange stukken >12% kreeg ik mijn hartslag niet meer omlaag. Pas na de laatste haarspeld (150m voor de top) vlakt het weer af. Het uitzicht richting de Ecrins is grandioos.

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Stens
10 Mo 5.0
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Insane experience, top-col. Climbed last week, from Casteldelfino, bright weather, quiet in terms of traffic. Again and again the wonderful perspectives, also the knowledge that it only gets spicier. Indeed, Stelvio last year seemed slightly easier, this Agnello surpassed in everything!!!

Waanzinnige ervaring, top-col. Afgelopen week beklommen, vanuit Casteldelfino, stralend weer, rustig qua verkeer. Telkens weer de prachtige perspectieven, ook de wetenschap dat het alleen maar pittiger wordt. Inderdaad, Stelvio vorig jaar leek iets makkelijker, deze Agnello overtrof in alles!!

MarcoBardo89
1 y 4.0 02:30:00 (8.3km/h)
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The climb is very nice, up to Chianale it is quiet with a few passages at 7/8%.
Once through the village, you pass under an arch and from there the story changes, there are hard climbs, over 16% and the road never lets up.
It always keeps you on your toes until a small hairpin bend on the flat, then it hangs up and forces you to push on the pedals again and again, every metre, until the last 50 metres, which are at 5%.
The views are very beautiful, were it not for the hardness of the climb, it would be magnificent.
The summit finish is nice, however you are at 2744m and it is cool.
Nice, hard but nice

La salita è molto bella, fino a Chianale è tranquilla con qualche passaggio al 7/8%.
Finito il paese, si passa sotto un arco e da li la storia cambia, ci sono strappi duri, oltre al 16% e la strada non molla mai.
Ti tiene sempre su di giri fino ad un piccolo tornante in piano, poi riattacca e ti obbliga a spingere sui pedali sempre, ogni metro, fino agli ultimi 50mt, che sono al 5%.
I panorami sono molto belli, se non fosse per la durezza della salita, sarebbe magnifica.
L'arrivo in vetta è carino, comunque sei a 2744mt e fa fresco.
Bello, duro ma bello

Kevin
1 y 5.0 01:49:05 (11.4km/h)
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The last 10 km or so are extremely tough. Fortunately, the steep pentes are regularly broken by numerous hairpin bends. Moreover, there is enough distraction by the magnificent setting. At the top, you are treated to an amazing view!

Prachtige beklimming waarbij de laatste pakweg 10 kms loodzwaar zijn. Gelukkigen worden de steile pentes met enige regelmaat gebroken door tal van haarspeldbochten. Bovendien is er voldoende afleiding door de magnifieke setting. Op de top word je getrakteerd door een waanzinnig uitzicht!

Arthuro
3 y 5.0
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First I climbed the Agnel in the early morning sun on the French side, then I descended to Casteldelfino. During the descent I already saw a couple of cyclists going up, so I knew what to expect. The first few kilometers from Casteldelfino are certainly not the nicest Italy has to offer, and there was a lot of traffic. But when you leave the last village (with water point), you are almost alone. Now and then a few motorcycles. What a steep and heavy climb! But if you look around you forget the fatigue. In terms of scenery I can compare it with the Galibier or the last kilometers of the Glandon from La Chambre. But then longer steep. And constantly the whistling of marmots. Maybe my best climbing experience so far.

De Agnel eerst in de vroege ochtendzon beklommen aan de Franse zijde, daarna afgedaald naar Casteldelfino. Tijdens de afdaling zag ik al een paar fietsers omhoog zwabberen, dus ik wist wat me te wachten stond. De eerste kilometers vanuit Casteldelfino zijn zeker niet de mooiste die Italië te bieden heeft en er was veel verkeer. Maar wanneer je het laatste dorpje verlaat (met waterpunt), ben je bijna alleen. Af en toe een paar motoren. Wat een steile, zware klim! Maar als je dan om je heen kijkt vergeet je de vermoeidheid. Qua omgeving voor mij vergelijkbaar met de Galibier of de laatste kilometers van de Glandon vanuit la Chambre. Maar dan langer stijl. En continu het gefluit van marmotten. Misschien wel mijn mooiste klimervaring tot nu toe.

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MHippo
4 y 5.0 02:20:00 (8.9km/h)
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Magnificent experience, super steep last 9 km. Like the forest of the Ventoux, but just at the end. On top (2744 m) it was 1 degree below zero, while it was still 20 degrees. So bring gloves and warm clothes, especially for the descent!

Magnifieke ervaring, supersteile laatste 9 km. Zoiets als het bos van de Ventoux, maar dan juist aan het einde. Bovenop (2744 m) vroor het 1 graad, terwijl het beneden nog 20 graden was. Zorg dus voor handschoenen en warme kleding, met name voor de afdaling!

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Ruud Joppen
4 y
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During my holiday in Piemonte at the end of July I cycled up the Colle d'Angello from Sampeyre....... Dry from the lowlands of the Netherlands. I have felt that. What a beast of a climb... The last 10 km were hard, but in a beautiful and impressive mountain scenery that inspired me to accept and bear the suffering. The satisfaction at the summit after almost 32 km of climbing was great.
I can't remember that I ever suffered so much on the Mont Ventoux, which I have climbed 39 times, not even from Bedoin or Malaucène.

Tijdens mijn vakantie in Piemonte eind juli de Colle d'Angello vanaf Sampeyre opgefietst...... Droog vanuit het laagland Nederland. Dat heb ik gevoeld. Wat een beest van een klim... De laatste 10 km was het afzien, echter in een prachtig-indrukwekkend bergdecor, dat mij inspireerde 'het lijden' te accepteren en te (ver)dragen. De voldoening op de top na bijna 32 km klimmen was dan ook groot.
Ik kan mij niet herinneren dat ik op de Mont Ventoux die ik 39 keer beklommen heb, ooit zo heb afgezien, ook niet vanaf Bedoin of Malaucène.

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Temps Perdu
4 y
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An animal of a mountain. Gavia (length/height/bad road surface) meets Mortirolo (steepness).
Until the last village, Chianale, this is an ordinary mountain. But the next part is breathtaking and very hard. After about three kilometres with long stretches at 11/12 percent, there is a long, long kilometre of 14%. It is really impossible to sit there. After that there is a lot of climbing between 10 and 14%. And all that at 2500+ altitude. SUPERCOL!

Een beest van een berg. Gavia (lengte/hoogte/beroerd wegdek) meets Mortirolo (steilte).
Tot aan het laatste dorpje, Chianale, is dit een doodgewone berg. Maar het stuk dat daarna komt is adembenemend en loodzwaar. Na een kilometer of drie met lange stukken aan 11/12 procent komt er een lange, lange kilometer van 14%. Zitten is er daar echt niet meer bij. Daarna volgen dan nog een hoop stukken tussen de 10 en 14%. En dat op 2500+ hoogte. SUPERCOL!

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Christian
5 y
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17. July 2017 I drove this one from Savigliano. This is the closest train station. There you are at 340m and then it goes up the mountain for almost 80km. First very slowly, after 20km you are at 500m, after 40km at 800m, after 60km at 1500 and at km 78 so at the top at 2744m.

The climb from the Italian side was very quiet. Only at the first 20km in the valley there was some traffic, but on the pass it became quieter. On the last 10km I met maybe 5 cyclists and less than 50 cars. The summit was in the clouds, but before I entered it the view was beautiful. The lack of traffic makes it easy and relaxing. The only sound you keep hearing are the calls of the groundhogs.

This climb is a must!

17. Juli 2017 ben ik deze vanuit Savigliano gereden. Dit is de dichtbijzijendste trein station. Daar ben je op 340m en dan gaat het bijna 80km lang de berg op. Eerst heel langzaam, na 20km zit je op 500m, na 40km op 800m, na 60km op 1500 en bij km 78 dus op de top op 2744m.

De beklimming van de italiaanse zijde was heel rustig. Alleen op de eerste 20km in het vallei nog iets verkeer, maar op de pas wordt het steeds rustiger. Op de laatste 10km kwamen mij misschien 5 fietsers tegenmoet en nog geen 50 autos. Het top lag in de wolken, maar voordat ik deze induikte was de uitzicht schitterend. Door de wenige verkeer is het rustig ent ontspannend fietsen. Het enige geluid wat je blijft horen zijn de roepen van de bosmarmot.

Deze klim moet je eens gefietst zijn!

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Michael
6 y
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Are there any water fountains on this side of the mountain?

zijn er waterfonteintjes aan deze kant van de berg?

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Robert van W
6 y
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Also such a beautiful one, where you can be alone with the landscape. I once did it from Guillestre, then you pass during the flat warming up the beautiful Gorges. Somewhat regret that I did not descend the Italian side to climb it again.

Ook zo'n mooie, waar je alleen kunt zijn met het landschap. Heb hem ooit vamuit Guillestre gedaan, dan passeer je tijdens het vlakke opwarmertje de schitterende Gorges. Beetje spijt dat ik niet ff de Italiaanse kant ben afgedaald om die dan ook weer te beklimmen.

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Leon Römkens
6 y
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One of the most beautiful cols I have ever cycled in France and Italy.
Peace and quiet and nature at its best. But with steep parts. But the kick when you manage to get on top again makes up for everything.

Een vd mooiste cols die ik ooit in Frankrijk en Italië geb gefietst.
Rust, en natuur op zijn mooist. Maar wel met steile stukken erbij. Maar de kick als het weer gelukt is om op eigen kracht boven te komen vergoedt alles.

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Martin
7 y
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Nice climb, I rode it in July and actually it wasn't too bad. I started in Sampeyre, where it indeed starts to rise a bit but not something to get scared of. Occasionally a piece of 10% but later it flattens out again so you can catch your breath. The last 8 km are hard with sometimes more than 10%, peaks of 14% and 15%.
Then there is no rest anymore but a matter of finding the right rhythm and stomping to the top. Because it lies at more than 2700 m and also exactly on the French / Italian border is that quite an experience. Moreover, on the French side you can still look forward to the corner where Kruijswijk in the Giro went down :-(

As far as the gravity is concerned: I rode it in the relatively cool morning hours and that was wise. I rode Alpe d'Huez a few days earlier at the hottest part of the day and found it harder than this Agnello in the morning, while many people find the Alpe not so difficult.

Anyway, beautiful col, really an experience, have fun riding it!

Mooie klim, heb hem in juli gereden en eigenlijk viel hij me nog mee. Ben begonnen in Sampeyre, waar het inderdaad al wat begint te stijgen maar niet iets om al bang van te worden. Af en toe een stuk van10% maar verderop vlakt het weer behoorlijk af zodat je weer op adem kan komen. De laatste 8 km zijn wel pittig met soms meer dan10%, uitschieters van 14% en 15%.
Dan is er geen uitrusten meer bij maar kwestie van ritme zien te vinden en doorstampen tot de top. Omdat die op meer dan 2700 m ligt en bovendien precies op de Frans/Italiaanse grens is dat best een belevenis. Daarbij kun je aan de Franse kant nog uitkijken naar de bocht waar Kruijswijk in de Giro onderuit ging :-(

Nog even wat zwaarte betreft: ik reed hem in de nog relatief koele ochtenduren en dat was verstandig. Had paar dagen eerder Alpe d'Huez op heetst van de dag gereden en vond dat zwaarder dan deze Agnello in de ochtend, terwijl menigeen de Alpe niet zo lastig vindt.

Hoe dan ook, mooie col, echt een belevenis, veel plezier als je hem gaat rijden!

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Rob Driessen
8 y
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I climbed it on 22nd June '16 from Casteldelfino. From Chianale the serious part starts and I found the last 5 km very heavy. Actually I found it harder than the Stelvio East.

Ik heb hem op 22 juni '16 beklommen vanuit Casteldelfino. Vanaf Chianale begint het serieuze gedeelte en ik vond de laatste 5 km erg zwaar. Vond hem eigenlijk zwaarder dan de Stelvio oost.

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Stefan Vis
8 y
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What a fantastic mountain. It is said that the climb officially starts in Casteldelfino, but I think the climb starts in Sampeyre. The approach to Sampeyre is already constantly uphill, although not as steep as the last kilometers. But really consider that the climb is so much longer than what is indicated.

Wat een fantastische berg. Er wordt gezegd dat de klim officieel begint in Casteldelfino, echter vind ik dat de klim begint in Sampeyre. De aanloop naar Sampeyre is al voortdurend omhoog, welliswaar niet zo steil als de laatste kilometers. Maar bedenk echt dat de klim zo veel langer is dan wat hierop staat aangegeven.