Around Mt Pelmo

Demanding loop tour around Mt Pelmo, climbing Giau, Staulanza and Cibiana passes and riding partly through Zoldo and Cadore valleys.

Route

98 km

Time

5-6hours

Difference

3085 m

Sloping

13° max

From Cortina centre follow the road heading up to Passo Falzarego.

At Pocol ( about 5km ride), turn left and attempt the demanding climb up to Passo Giau.

Descend 10 km. Turn left and continue towards Passo Staulanza. Once you reach Forno di Zoldo, turn left and ascend as far as Passo Cibiana.

Ride through the murals of the namesake village and continue downhill as far as the valley floor. At Venas turn left to return to Cortina. The entire loop is about 20 km.

Recommended period:

From May to October

Recommended clothing:

Cycling clothing, bike gloves and shoes, sunglasses. Rain jacket and spare T-shirt.

Minimum recommended age:

18 years

Hazards:

Intense traffic during peak season and weekends may compromise the quality of the experience.

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1/2 day.

€45

1 day.

€ 55

2 days.

€ 105

3 days.

€ 152

4 days.

€ 194

5 days.

€ 233

6 days.

€ 269

+1 day.

€ 36

Livelli di difficoltà

Facile: Itinerario relativamente semplice che richiede un lieve sforzo fisico, presenta dislivelli ridotti. Se non indicato diversamente il percorso si adatta a tutti. Il dislivello complessivo in salita è compreso fra i 200 e 400m.

Medio: Itinerario relativamente impegnativo che richiede un discreto sforzo fisico, presenta dislivelli medi. Il percorso è per quelle persone dotate di un discreto allenamento fisico. Il dislivello complessivo in salita è compreso fra i 400 e 800m.

Difficile: Itinerario impegnativo che richiede uno sforzo fisico enorme, presenta dislivelli considerevoli e grande chilometraggio. Il percorso è idonea per quelle persone dotate di un buon allenamento fisico. Il dislivello complessivo in salita è compreso fra gli 800 e 1500m.

Intenso: Itinerario molto impegnativo che richiede uno sforzo fisico intenso, presenta dislivello notevole e grande chilometraggio. Il percorso si adatta solo a persone molto allenate. Il dislivello complessivo in salita è compreso fra gli 1500 e 2200m.

Estremo: itinerario estremamente difficoltoso che pretende uno sforzo fisico enorme, che presenta dislivelli massacranti e un chilometraggio molto lungo. Il dislivello complessivo in salita è sempre oltre i 2000m.

Grading system

Easy: Relatively flat and wide, no challenging features, requires little physical effort. Climbs and descents are mostly shallow, total elevation gain between 200-400 m. Suitable for most people in reasonably good health

Medium: Slightly demanding itineraries requiring some physical effort. A good standard of fitness is required. Gradients are moderate and total elevation gain is between 400-800 m.

Difficult: demanding itineraries where great physical effort is required.  High gradients and considerable mileage. Suitable for cyclists with a higher level of fitness. Total elevation gain is between 800 and 1500 m.

Severe:  highly demanding itinerary where great physical effort is required. High gradient and considerable mileage. Only suitable for cyclists with a higher level of fitness. Total elevation gain is between 1500  and 2200 m.

Extreme: extremely demanding itinerary where huge physical effort is required. Grueling climbs and tiresome mileage. Total elevation gain is always above  2000 m.

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