Ponna Superiore from Osteno

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Elevation profile Ponna Superiore from Osteno
Elevation profile Ponna Superiore from Osteno
Elevation profile Ponna Superiore from Osteno
839
difficulty points
9%
avg. gradient
21.5%
steepest 100 meters
7.5km
length
679m
total ascent

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Ponna Superiore from Osteno is a climb in the region Lombardy. It is 7.5km long and bridges 679 vertical meters with an average gradient of 9%, resulting in a difficulty score of 839. The top of the ascent is located at 906 meters above sea level. Climbfinder users shared 2 reviews of this climb and uploaded 0 photos.

Road names: SP14 & Via 12 Gennaio, Via Giuseppe Mazzini & Via Don Umberto Marmori

3.0 by hayflickus
This is an automatic translation, the original language is: French.
I was not prepared and the Ponna wall is very hard: 1 kilometre at 16% or more. From the point of view of efficiency, it's a bit of a wasted effort, because you go down at the start and then up on a very steep road between lower, middle and upper Ponna, whereas you can get there on more normal... read more
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Cycling routes

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Name Distance Total ascent Climbs
Il Balcone d'Italia
Il Balcone d'Italia
5.0
92.4km 2150m 5

Statistics

Ponna Superiore from Osteno
This climb
Lombardy
757 climbs
Italian Alps
1867 climbs
Alps
5172 climbs
Italy
5540 climbs
Europe
46796 climbs
Difficulty points
839
rank
124
rank
393
rank
904
rank
459
rank
1436
Average gradient
9%
rank
153
rank
434
66% less steep than
Muro di Cassone
rank
1084
66% less steep than
Muro di Cassone
rank
867
66% less steep than
Muro di Cassone
rank
4201
70% less steep than
Calçada do Rêgo Lameiro
Length
7.5km
rank
305
rank
920
rank
2335
rank
2049
rank
7844
Total ascent
679m
rank
212
64% less ascent than
Passo del Bernina from Tirano
rank
693
68% less ascent than
Colle del Nivolet
rank
1651
68% less ascent than
Colle del Nivolet
rank
1129
68% less ascent than
Colle del Nivolet
rank
3617

Classification

Famous climb
Beautiful scenery
Hidden gem
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Climbing times

7 km/h 01:04:41
11 km/h 00:41:10
15 km/h 00:30:11
19 km/h 00:23:50

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hayflickus
1 Mo 3.0
This is an automatic translation, the original language is: Italian. Show original

I was not prepared and the Ponna wall is very hard: 1 kilometre at 16% or more. From the point of view of efficiency, it's a bit of a wasted effort, because you go down at the start and then up on a very steep road between lower, middle and upper Ponna, whereas you can get there on more normal roads by going up from Osteno to Laino and in Laino take the road to upper Ponna. So interesting if you want a challenge. 16% is steeper than the Mortirolo!
Climbfinder does not show the advantages of reaching Ponna superiore. From here you can take a tarmac road to Alpe di Ponna and then a kilometre of dirt road to Riffugio Boffalora and from there, as Climbfinder shows, you can climb to the Venini refuge.

Non ero preparato e il muro di Ponna è molto duro: 1 chilometro al 16% o di più. Dal punto di vista dell'efficienza, è un po' una fatica sprecata, perché si scende all'inizio e poi si sale su una strada molto ripida tra Ponna inferiore, medio e superiore, mentre si può arrivarci su strade più normali salendo da Osteno a Laino e a Laino prendere la strada per Ponna superiore. Quindi interessante se vuoi una sfida. 16% è più ripido del Mortirolo!
Climbfinder non mostra i vantaggi di raggiungere Ponna superiore. Da qui si può prendere una strada asfaltata fino all'Alpe di Ponna e poi un chilometro di strada sterrata fino al Riffugio Boffalora e da lì, come indica Climbfinder, si può salire al rifugio Venini.

F11ACE
2 y 4.0 00:36:43 (12.3km/h)
This is an automatic translation, the original language is: Dutch. Show original

One in the category, why on earth would you want to rake up this wall? The simple answer; climbing is for those who can suffer. And suffering is what you do here, from the lake the first part is easy warming up. As soon as you turn off and the climb to Ponno begins it is immediately different cake. Steep, steeper, steepest with parts far above 20%. If even the old grandpa in Ponno yells that you are "Pazzo" then you know; this climb is only for the crazy people.

Eentje in de categorie, waarom zou je in godsnaam deze muur op willen harken? Het simpele antwoord; klimmen is voor degene die kunnen lijden. En lijden doe je hier, vanaf het meer is het eerste gedeelte rustig warmdraaien. Zodra je afslaat en de klim naar Ponno begint is het direct andere koek. Steil, steiler, steilst met stukken ver boven de 20%. Als zelfs het oude opa'tje in Ponno roept dat je "Pazzo" bent, dan weet je; deze klim is enkel voor de malloten.