Road Cycling Highlight
It is also known as the queen of mountain passes. The road leading up to one of the highest Alpine passes at 2,757 meters is truly bold. The 48-turn ascent from Prad is a true classic, but is therefore often overcrowded. If you want to fight your way up the 1,800 meters to the Stelvio Pass alone, the best time to do so is at 7 a.m. in the morning or at 8 p.m. in the evening when there is little traffic. Quieter ascents are possible from Santa Maria or Bormio.
August 25, 2016
Made! A long driveway lies behind you with many impressive pictures. You must be breathing a little hard up here and you must have made an effort. But you will definitely feel happy up here. Put on your warm jacket quickly and then just enjoy that you made it. You climbed one of the most legendary mountain passes ever. You can proudly take a selfie there, even if thousands have done it before you. ;)
And now look forward to the descent! But be careful. Unfortunately, the pass is also very popular among motorists and motorcyclists, and they are not always slow and considerate on the road.
June 25, 2018
An exceptional pass! From Prad up, a combination of infinitely long, very steep and extremely tight curves. I don't want to drive down there at first - after Bormio it's a little more relaxed. We had the hottest day of the year, and yet it was "shitty cold" up there at 2758 meters with a light drizzle!! At the top of the pass you will surely take sensational pictures like everyone else. You will never forget this pass!
August 27, 2017
If you venture from Prad up the good 25 km mountain at a stretch, should divide his forces well. The first ten kilometers to Trafoi are still rather "easy", on average 6% against the subsequent 15 kilometers but rather flat. Anyone who approaches Trafoi too fast will pay tribute afterwards. Then it goes partly ramps between 10-13% high, especially shortly before the summit gives you the last rest. Depending on the training level you should plan a good three hours for about 25 km. The traffic is not really helpful in the summer against the mountain and itself. A mountain suitable translation (11-34) is extremely helpful and one should not be too bad, these in the preparation for the Stelvio into consideration to draw. Anyone who has made it to the top, can really appreciate and proud you get a terrific view and has earned the photo honestly!
July 12, 2019
The 48 hairpin bends turn from Prad via Gomagoi, Trafoi and Franzenshöhe to the second highest paved mountain pass in Europe. Close to Trafoi the cyclist gets unrestricted views of the glacier and mountain
Rock formations of the Ortler group that will not let them go up to the top of the pass.
April 19, 2016
The 48 bends of the Stelvio Pass are a must for anyone who likes racing bicycles in the Alps. Dodge the traffic by driving at dawn - who starts at sunrise in the summer, can look forward to a great experience that he has to share at most with a handful of like-minded early bird.
December 31, 2018
Passo dello Stelvio is the mountain of the mountains in Italy. A mythical col, known for the Giro d'Italia and the many hairpin bends. You climb over 21 kilometers to the top and then descend again to Bormio. Now set your goal and mark the Stelvio off your bucket list. The perfect challenge for less experienced cyclists!
June 24, 2020
If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of Stelvio as quickly as possible, then down to Bormio and on to Grosio. From there the Passo della Foppa leads over the Mortirolo to Monno. The Mortirolo is up to the Panorma the Stelvio in no way, is much lonelier and has little traffic.
March 22, 2017
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