Bike Touring Highlight
"The Queen of the Pass Roads" and "Europe's Highest Fairground" are just two nicknames that carry the Passo dello Stelvio. The 48-turn driveway has it in itself, since it ends only at an altitude of 2,757 m. Once at the top, the view of the two 3,000, Ortler and Monte Scorluzzo, lets forget all the pain.
December 21, 2016
.. we started with the MTBikes from Laatsch on the Stilfser Joch and on the UmbrailPass back - that were 35 kilometers and 1850 meters up (the pure pass route is with 29 km, 48 bends and 1,800 vertical meters specified) with moderate slope 🙂
The UmbrailPass down was pleasant, as there was very little traffic 🏍🚗
We were up for three and a half hours - a total of 64 kilometers and 4 3/4 hours of pure driving time.
September 7, 2016
One of the best climbs I had a pleasure to ride. I suggest starting it early to avoid high traffic. And have in mind that when its raining at the bottom, than its usually snowing at the pass. If you want to go back to Prato than itd perfect to take the road through Switzerland.
September 4, 2017
The Stelvio Pass (also Stelvio Pass, Italian Passo dello Stelvio) is at 2757 m s.l.m. the highest mountain pass in Italy and, after the Col de l'Iseran, the second highest paved mountain pass in the Alps. The Stelvio Pass connects Bormio in Valtellina (Lombardy) with Prad in Vinschgau (South Tyrol).
August 1, 2017
The passport is a dream. Already driven twice, but never with full luggage, but as a "day off" from Laatsch. Ascent from Prad with magnificent views.
The last coffee in the Berghotel Franzenshöhe.
The view up with the hairpin bends is impressive, but always with the goal in mind.
Looking down is just as strong.
At hairpin 1, however, it is done straight away.
Typical passport bustle above, a pass jersey shouldn't be missing from me either.
I don't know how the Passtrasse goes down, I always went down over the Umbrail Pass.
After all: Cime de la Bonette with full luggage, twice Col de l'Iseran with full luggage, Col Agnel with full luggage, Col du Galibier with full luggage and twice Stelvio. All that's missing is the Gavia Pass.
More information: de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stilfser_Joch and quaeldich.de/paesse/stilfser-joch
February 23, 2020
The Stelvio pass with its 2,757 meters above sea level, is one of the mythical Alpine passes on which cyclists of all ages battled during the Giro d'Italia.
The "classic" climb from Prato allo Stelvio with its spectacular hairpin bends in the last 10 km is certainly one of the most suggestive that cannot be missing from a cyclist's palmarès.
The slope from Bormio, where the road to the Umbrail Pass which leads to Santa Maria (in Switzerland), is also very beautiful and with splendid panoramas, in fact the 3rd slope of the Stelvio Pass.
May 4, 2020
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