Swiss Alps: 522 climbs

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Swiss Alps cyclists can find 522 interesting climbs between 210 and 2501 meters above sea level. Alpe di Gesero from Arbedo Castione is the toughest ascent with a difficulty score of 1674. Climbs have an average length of 10.5km and 758 meters of total ascent.

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Ranking list Swiss Alps

Name Length Gradient Difficulty points
Alpe di Gesero from Arbedo Castione
Alpe di Gesero from Arbedo Castione
beautiful
15.4km
9.7%
9.7% 1674
HC
Alpe di Gesero / Alpe di Cadinello from Roveredo
Alpe di Gesero / Alpe di Cadinello from Roveredo
2
14.3km
10.4%
10.4% 1639
HC
Lago del Narèt from Cavergno
Lago del Narèt from Cavergno
20 beautiful
32km
5.8%
5.8% 1637
HC
Rigi from Goldau
4
Rigi from Goldau
beautiful hidden gem
11.7km
10.7%
10.7% 1543
HC
Col du Sanetsch
5
Col du Sanetsch
21 beautiful
25.7km
7.1%
7.1% 1500
HC
Älggi from Sachseln
6
Älggi from Sachseln
10.1km
11.4%
11.4% 1492
HC
Männlichen from Grindelwald
7
Männlichen from Grindelwald
1 beautiful
12.6km
10.1%
10.1% 1476
HC
Galm from Susten
8
Galm from Susten
5 beautiful
19.3km
8.3%
8.3% 1474
HC
Chiboz from Saxé
9
Chiboz from Saxé
hidden gem
5.5km
14.8%
14.8% 1471
HC
Barrage de Moiry from Sierre via Grimentz
10
Barrage de Moiry from Sierre via Grimentz
beautiful hidden gem
28.6km
6.3%
6.3% 1466
HC
Name Length Gradient Difficulty points
La Montau from Ardon
La Montau from Ardon
hidden gem
2.3km
17.8%
17.8% 818
1
Tschingel from Oberurner
Tschingel from Oberurner
2.7km
16.3%
16.3% 761
1
Chiboz from Saxé
Chiboz from Saxé
hidden gem
5.5km
14.8%
14.8% 1471
HC
Mostelegg from Schwyz
4
Mostelegg from Schwyz
5.5km
13.3%
13.3% 1010
HC
Haggenegg from Schwyz
5
Haggenegg from Schwyz
6.7km
13.1%
13.1% 1219
HC
Furt from Wangs
6
Furt from Wangs
7.8km
13.1%
13.1% 1441
HC
Stockflue from Seewen
7
Stockflue from Seewen
hidden gem
4.5km
13%
13% 778
1
Gitschental from Seedorf
8
Gitschental from Seedorf
hidden gem
6.1km
12.7%
12.7% 1056
HC
Stattboden from Oberrüggental
9
Stattboden from Oberrüggental
hidden gem
1.2km
12.6%
12.6% 197
3
Cortascio from Brissago
10
Cortascio from Brissago
hidden gem
6.2km
12.5%
12.5% 1019
HC
Name Length Gradient Difficulty points
Col du Grand-Saint-Bernard from Orsières
Col du Grand-Saint-Bernard from Orsières
3 beautiful
41km
4.8%
4.8% 1284
HC
Arolla from Sion
Arolla from Sion
38.4km
4.4%
4.4% 1221
HC
Julierpass
Julierpass
7 beautiful
35.7km
4.2%
4.2% 1017
HC
Lago del Narèt from Cavergno
4
Lago del Narèt from Cavergno
20 beautiful
32km
5.8%
5.8% 1637
HC
Passo del San Bernardino from Lostallo
5
Passo del San Bernardino from Lostallo
7 famous beautiful
30.6km
5.5%
5.5% 1272
HC
Arosa - Prätschli from Chur
6
Arosa - Prätschli from Chur
beautiful
30km
4.5%
4.5% 951
HC
Zermatt from Stalden
7
Zermatt from Stalden
29.6km
3.2%
3.2% 520
2
Zervreila See from Ilanz
8
Zervreila See from Ilanz
29km
4.5%
4.5% 982
HC
Barrage de Moiry from Sierre via Grimentz
9
Barrage de Moiry from Sierre via Grimentz
beautiful hidden gem
28.6km
6.3%
6.3% 1466
HC
Val Verzasca from Gordola
10
Val Verzasca from Gordola
27.9km
3.1%
3.1% 455
2
Name Length Gradient Difficulty points
Col du Grand-Saint-Bernard from Orsières
Col du Grand-Saint-Bernard from Orsières
3 beautiful
41km
4.8%
4.8% 1284
HC
Lago del Narèt from Cavergno
Lago del Narèt from Cavergno
20 beautiful
32km
5.8%
5.8% 1637
HC
Col du Sanetsch
Col du Sanetsch
21 beautiful
25.7km
7.1%
7.1% 1500
HC
Barrage de Moiry from Sierre via Grimentz
4
Barrage de Moiry from Sierre via Grimentz
beautiful hidden gem
28.6km
6.3%
6.3% 1466
HC
Col du Sanetsch from Conthey
5
Col du Sanetsch from Conthey
25.1km
6.9%
6.9% 1351
HC
Arolla from Sion
6
Arolla from Sion
38.4km
4.4%
4.4% 1221
HC
Passo del San Bernardino from Lostallo
7
Passo del San Bernardino from Lostallo
7 famous beautiful
30.6km
5.5%
5.5% 1272
HC
Croix de Coeur from Riddes
8
Croix de Coeur from Riddes
21km
8%
8% 1359
HC
Barrage de la Grande Dixence from Sion
9
Barrage de la Grande Dixence from Sion
7 beautiful
24.9km
6.6%
6.6% 1280
HC
Sustenpass
10
Sustenpass
13 famous beautiful
27.7km
5.9%
5.9% 1159
HC

Wall of Fame

Swiss Alps

Sustenpass
Nufenenpass
Furkapass
Grosse Scheidegg from Meiringen
Passo San Gottardo / Tremolapass
Grimselpass
Best Steepest Highest Most elevation gained Most popular
Check out the Wall of Fame

Cycling routes Swiss Alps

Personally mapped out and verified by climbfinder!
Name Distance Total ascent Climbs
The Gotthard Challenge
The Gotthard Challenge
97.8km 3054m 3
Il Balcone d'Italia
Il Balcone d'Italia
92.4km 2150m 5
The Tour of the Alpe di Neggia
The Tour of the Alpe di Neggia
60.8km 1846m 3

Regions

Tessin 78
climbs
210-2480m 1674
Grisons 98
climbs
277-2501m 1639
Schwyz 44
climbs
421-1794m 1543
Valais 107
climbs
393-2482m 1500
Nidwald & Obwald 17
climbs
437-1904m 1492
Bern 68
climbs
433-2259m 1476
St. Gall 35
climbs
431-1846m 1441
Vaud 54
climbs
375-1913m 1316
Uri 16
climbs
438-2437m 1112
Lucerne 4
climbs
437-1312m 983
Glarus 24
climbs
433-1953m 959
Zürich 17
climbs
413-1197m 733
Zug 11
climbs
432-1157m 601
Fribourg 3
climbs
800-1633m 495
Appenzell 5
climbs
835-1300m 347
Thurgovia 2
climbs
439-624m 131

Mountain ranges nearby

Italian Alps 0-2757m 3031
Austrian Alps 324-2797m 2164
Allgäu Alps 417-1928m 2070
Bavarian Alps 480-1928m 2070
French Alps 7-2802m 1612
Liechtenstein Alps 433-1601m 1389
Jura 207-1616m 1368
Black Forest 145-1494m 872
Wetterstein 630-1485m 612
Gäu Plateaus 384-608m 173
Swabian Jura 473-742m 116

Average climb

Difficulty points
704
Gradient
7.8%
Length
10.5km
Total ascent
758m

Road surface condition

77% 20% 3%
Based on 271 votes
These are average ratings of all reviews on the road surface condition of the climbs in this region.

Traffic

64% 26% 10%
Based on 261 votes
These are average ratings of all reviews about the traffic density of the climbs in this region.

Popular

Furkapass

Furkapass

famous beautiful
Passo San Gottardo / Tremolapass

Passo San Gottardo / Tremolapass

famous beautiful cobbles
Nufenenpass

Nufenenpass

beautiful
Col du Sanetsch

Col du Sanetsch

beautiful
 

Users with most climbs

Name Climbs Ranking list
JFK JFK
60 out of 522
Roadilardus Roadilardus
31 out of 522
davidfla davidfla
29 out of 522
Avec_mon_velo_Origine Avec_mon_velo_Origine
29 out of 522
patrickbaert patrickbaert
27 out of 522
5
AukeBijl AukeBijl
26 out of 522
6
ovanis ovanis
26 out of 522
6
Racemousse Racemousse
24 out of 522
8
Cyclopaat Cyclopaat
24 out of 522
8
lzordan lzordan
23 out of 522
10

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