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Puerto del Viento-east

CyclingUp: Puerto del Viento-east

Region: Spain
Climbing effort: 408 cep
Elevation meters: 629
Steepest kilometer: 8.3%

Steepest 250 m: 9%
Foot: 559 m    Top: 1078 m
Mean slope: 3.8%
Length: 13.5 km

From: El Burgo
Road conditions (2019): excellent
Other race bikers: 0-1 per hour
Motor vehicles: 30-60 per hour
Scenery and road: circle landscape (3/5)
Restaurant or bar near top: no

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Puerto del Viento-east

Profile Puerto del Viento-east

This climb starts in El Burgo. During the first seven and a half kilometers, the road climbs through a pretty green landscape. There is a three kilometer section with a slope that is fairly constant and moderately steep (7.4% on average). This is the hardest part of the ride. Two surprises await after those seven and a half kilometers. The first is a steep descent (94 elevation meters). In the beginning of that descent, the landscape suddenly becomes arid. Such a type of quick change is typical for Andalusia. During the relatively easy end section (2-7%) one can see the Puerto del Viento from far away. From the pass itself the city of Ronda is visible in a westerly direction.

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