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Passo Giau from Selva di Cadore

Elevation profile Passo Giau from Selva di Cadore
Elevation profile Passo Giau from Selva di Cadore
Elevation profile Passo Giau from Selva di Cadore
897
difficulty points
9.4%
avg. gradient
14.4%
steepest 100 meters
9.7km
length
919m
total ascent

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Passo Giau from Selva di Cadore is a climb in the region Dolomites. It is 9.7km long and bridges 919 vertical meters with an average gradient of 9.4%, resulting in a difficulty score of 897. The top of the ascent is located at 2235 meters above sea level. Climbfinder users shared 3 reviews/stories of this climb and uploaded 4 photos.

Road name: SP 638

For me, this climb boiled down to 1hr in zone 3 (tempo), which made it a really good training ride. Once you are at the top, the view is spectacular: one of the best views you are going to get in the Dolomites. ... read more
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Passo Giau from Selva di Cadore
Passo Giau from Selva di Cadore
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Passo Giau from Selva di Cadore
This climb
Dolomites
122 climbs
Veneto
131 climbs
Italian Alps
831 climbs
Alps
3165 climbs
Italy
1824 climbs
Europe
20708 climbs
Difficulty points
897
1
rank
27
rank
25
45% easier than
Punta Veleno from Assenza
rank
191
rank
551
rank
221
rank
767
Average gradient
9.4%
rank
25
51% less steep than
Gena Alta from Lago del Mis
rank
31
65% less steep than
Muro di Cassone
rank
149
65% less steep than
Muro di Cassone
rank
544
65% less steep than
Muro di Cassone
rank
216
65% less steep than
Muro di Cassone
rank
1360
68% less steep than
Calçada do Rêgo Lameiro
Length
9.7km
rank
63
67% shorter than
Monte Grappa from Caupo
rank
50
rank
395
rank
1268
rank
766
rank
3140
Total ascent
919m
rank
35
45% less ascent than
Monte Grappa from Pederobba
rank
30
45% less ascent than
Monte Grappa from Pederobba
rank
263
57% less ascent than
Colle del Nivolet
rank
700
57% less ascent than
Colle del Nivolet
rank
373
57% less ascent than
Colle del Nivolet
rank
1146
66% less ascent than
Pico Veleta

Classification

Famous climb
Beautiful scenery
Hidden gem
24 hairpin turns

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Climbing times

7 km/h 01:23:27
11 km/h 00:53:06
15 km/h 00:38:56
19 km/h 00:30:44

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Reviews/stories (3)

frankostyn
8 Mo

For me, this climb boiled down to 1hr in zone 3 (tempo), which made it a really good training ride. Once you are at the top, the view is spectacular: one of the best views you are going to get in the Dolomites.

Robert
12 Mo
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What does the ideal climb look like (for me, that is)? Like this! Steep, but also very steady and around 10 km. If you are in the right climbing rhythm, where you know you can keep this up for an hour or so, then you can keep going. If not, this is really an inconvenience. There is no relief and you have to plan your pace changes well. If you want to force something too fast, you will get it back in the last kilometers. Also important, the climb offers everything a mountain landscape can offer: beautiful hairpin bends, cool forest with wild river, rugged landscape above the tree line and beautiful views at the top. And oh yes, a fast and fine descent to Cortina!

Hoe ziet de ideale klim eruit (voor mij dan)? Zo dus! Steil, maar ook heel regelmatig en rond de 10 km. Als je in het juiste klimritme zit, waarvan je weet dat je dit een klein uur kan volhouden, dan kan je prima door. Zo niet, dan is dit wel echt een onding. Verlichting is er niet en tempowisselingen moet je goed plannen. Als je te snel iets wilt forceren, krijg je dit de laatste kilometers echt terug. Ook belangrijk, de beklimming biedt alles wat een berglandschap kan bieden: mooie haarspeldbochten, koel bos met wilde rivier, ruig landschap boven de boomgrens en prachtige uitzichten op de top. En oh ja, een snelle en fijne afzink maar Cortina!

Passo Giau from Selva di Cadore
patrickbaert
1 y
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I cycled up this beautiful, continuously steep climb and found out that there is no time to recover.
The blood red graph from Climbfinder and the average percentage say it all.
From Selva the wide road climbs all the time via 28 adding hairpins and 3 tunnel galleries up the narrow valley of the Codalunga mountain river, which we cross a few times. If you think the Rifugio Fedare (cable car/mountain hut) that is high above you quickly comes in the field of vision as the top, you will be disappointed. You can get supplies there but it is only in turn 24 on the 2000 meter altitude limit.
The summit of the pass is a movingly beautiful 360° panorama of mountain ranges with one café/restaurant and a small chapel.
For me one of the most beautiful pass heights there is. Along the way many painted cheers on the road surface because this side is regularly the battleground in the Giro.

Top in all areas, one of the most beautiful Dolomites cols, mandatory climb for every cyclist!

Deze prachtige continu steile klim op gefietst en aan de lijve ondervonden dat er geen enkel recuperatiemoment is.
De bloedrode grafiek van Climbfinder en het gemiddelde percentage zeggen genoeg.
Vanuit Selva klimt de brede weg de hele tijd via 28 optellende haarspeldbochten en 3 tunnel galerijen het nauw dal van de Codalunga bergrivier, die we enkele keren over fietsen,naar omhoog. Als je de Rifugio Fedare (kabelbaan/berghut) die hoog boven jou vrij snel in het gezichtsveld komt als de top aanziet kom je bedrogen uit. Je kan je er wel bevoorraden maar men is nog maar in bocht 24 op de 2000 meter hoogtegrens.
De top van de pas is een ontroerend mooi 360° panorama van bergketens met één café/restaurant en een kleine kapel.
Voor mij één van de mooiste pashoogtes die er zijn. Onderweg veel geschilderde aanmoedigingen op het wegdek want deze zijde is regelmatig het strijdtoneel in de Giro.

Topper op alle gebied,één van de prachtigste Dolomieten cols, verplichte klim voor elke fietser!

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