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Swiss Alps: 517 climbs

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In the region Swiss Alps cyclists can find 517 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 10.4km and 756 meters of total ascent.

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Ranking list Swiss Alps

Progress to good coverage
90%
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 from Roveredo
Alpe di Gesero from Roveredo
2
14.3km
10.4%
10.4% 1639
HC
Lago del Narèt from Cavergno
Lago del Narèt from Cavergno
8 beautiful
32km
5.8%
5.8% 1637
HC
Rigi from Goldau
4
Rigi from Goldau
beautiful hidden
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
beautiful
19.3km
8.3%
8.3% 1474
HC
Chiboz from Saxé
9
Chiboz from Saxé
hidden
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
28.6km
6.3%
6.3% 1466
HC
Name Length Gradient Difficulty points
La Montau from Ardon
La Montau from Ardon
hidden
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
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
4.5km
13%
13% 778
1
Gitschental from Seedorf
8
Gitschental from Seedorf
hidden
6.1km
12.7%
12.7% 1056
HC
Stattboden from Oberrüggental
9
Stattboden from Oberrüggental
hidden
1.2km
12.6%
12.6% 197
3
Cortascio from Brissago
10
Cortascio from Brissago
hidden
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
8 beautiful
32km
5.8%
5.8% 1637
HC
Passo del San Bernardino from Lostallo
5
Passo del San Bernardino from Lostallo
6 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
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
8 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
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
6 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
9 famous beautiful
27.7km
5.9%
5.9% 1159
HC

Wall of Fame

Swiss Alps

Grimselpass
Passo San Gottardo / Tremolapass
Grosse Scheidegg from Meiringen
Sustenpass
Col du Sanetsch
Nufenenpass
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 210-2480m 1674
Grisons 277-2501m 1639
Schwyz 421-1794m 1543
Valais 393-2482m 1500
Nidwald & Obwald 437-1904m 1492
Bern 447-2259m 1476
St. Gall 431-1846m 1441
Vaud 375-1913m 1316
Uri 438-2437m 1112
Lucerne 437-1312m 983
Glarus 433-1953m 959
Zug 432-1157m 601
Zürich 413-1103m 583
Fribourg 800-1633m 495
Appenzell 835-1300m 347
Thurgovia 439-624m 131

Regions nearby

Lombardy 86-2757m 3031
Italian Alps 0-2757m 3031
Trentino-Alto Adige / Südtirol 75-2757m 2200
Austrian Alps 324-2797m 2164
Bavaria 292-1928m 2070
Allgäu Alps 417-1928m 2070
Bavarian Alps 480-1928m 2070
Piedmont 129-2744m 2053
Tyrol 477-2797m 1920
Tessin 210-2480m 1674
Grisons 277-2501m 1639
French Alps 7-2802m 1612
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes 75-2770m 1612
Schwyz 421-1794m 1543
Valais 393-2482m 1500
Nidwald & Obwald 437-1904m 1492
Aosta Valley 359-2473m 1480
Bern 447-2259m 1476
St. Gall 431-1846m 1441
Liechtenstein Alps 433-1601m 1389
Unterland 453-1601m 1389
Jura Mountains 207-1616m 1368
Vaud 375-1913m 1316
Haute Savoie 344-1845m 1139
Uri 438-2437m 1112
Vorarlberg 417-2037m 1041
Solothurn 444-1351m 1016
Lucerne 437-1312m 983
Glarus 433-1953m 959
Grand Est 72-1359m 904
Baden-Württemberg 112-1494m 872
Black Forest 145-1494m 872
Burgundy-Franche-Comté 110-1418m 692
neuchatel 486-1498m 643
Wetterstein 630-1485m 612
Zug 432-1157m 601
Zürich 413-1103m 583
Doubs 268-1418m 573
Fribourg 800-1633m 495
Kanton Jura 441-1052m 438
Appenzell 835-1300m 347
Oberland 433-651m 203
Gäu Plateaus 384-608m 173
Argovia 411-587m 132
Thurgovia 439-624m 131
Swabian Jura 515-673m 105
Basle-Country & City 368-605m 85
Schaffhausen 0-0m 0

Average climb

Difficulty points
703
Gradient
7.8%
Length
10.4km
Total ascent
756m

Road surface condition

80% 18% 2%
Based on 125 votes
These are average ratings of all reviews on the road surface condition of the climbs in this region.

Traffic

69% 24% 7%
Based on 121 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
Col du Sanetsch

Col du Sanetsch

beautiful
 

Accommodations

Users with most climbs

Name Climbs Ranking list
JFK JFK
60 out of 517
Roadilardus Roadilardus
31 out of 517
patrickbaert patrickbaert
24 out of 517
Racemousse Racemousse
24 out of 517
lzordan lzordan
23 out of 517
5
xmaillard xmaillard
22 out of 517
6
peterfietser peterfietser
19 out of 517
7
alexkrielen alexkrielen
14 out of 517
8
paolovalerio paolovalerio
14 out of 517
8
Gil25330 Gil25330
14 out of 517
8

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