Pico Veleta

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Elevation profile Pico Veleta
Elevation profile Pico Veleta
Elevation profile Pico Veleta
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gravel
2248
difficulty points
6.2%
avg. gradient
15%
steepest 100 meter
44.2km
length
2754m
total ascent

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Pico Veleta is a climb in the region Andalusia. It is 44.2km long and bridges 2754 vertical meters with an average gradient of 6.2%, resulting in a difficulty score of 2248. The top of the ascent is located at 3384 meters above sea level. Climbfinder users shared 1 review/story of this climb and uploaded 11 photos.

Road names: GR 3203, Paseo del Rio, carr de el Purche, A395, A402 & A395

This climb is partly on a gravel surface, but can be ridden with a racing bike.

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Statistics

Pico Veleta from Huétor Vega
This climb
Andalusia
107 climbs
Spain
1288 climbs
Europe
12600 climbs
Difficulty points
2248
HC
rank
1
rank
3
rank
6
Average gradient
6.2%
rank
40
62% less steep than
La Loma from Albuñuelas
rank
418
77% less steep than
Camino El Monte from Farrobillo
rank
3724
77% less steep than
Camino El Monte from Farrobillo
Length
44.2km
rank
1
rank
7
rank
14
Total ascent
2754m
rank
1
rank
1
rank
1

Classification

Famous climb
Beautiful scenery
Hidden gem
56 hairpin turns

Road surface condition

67% 0% 33%
Based on 3 votes
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Traffic

50% 25% 25%
Based on 4 votes
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Climbing times

7 km/h 06:18:37
11 km/h 04:00:56
15 km/h 02:56:41
19 km/h 02:19:29

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Reviews/stories (1)


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MichaelaStuart
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Het is absoluut een gave klim van 43 km met een heel divers landschap... vanuit de bewoonde wereld, door bossen, langs rotspartijen boven de boomgrens en ineens kom je in een soort van maanlandschap. En het laatste stuk is letterlijk en figuurlijk breathtaking
Alleen de laatste 1,5 km is bagger. Allerlaatste stuk (500 meter) is gewoon niet eens te fietsen maar klauteren met de fiets in je nek over rotsblokken
Het is een supergave ervaring die je als fietser absoluut meegemaakt moet hebben. Daar sta je echt op het dak van de wereld!
De mooiste klim? Absoluut niet... maar wel in de top 5 van meest spectaculaire ervaringen op de fiets!

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