Monte Zoncolan

One of the most demanding climbs in professional road bicycle racing, Monte Zoncolan is a mountain in the Carnic Alps, located in the region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy. It has been used in the Giro d’Italia six times (2003, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2014, and 2018) and in the Giro Donne (Giro d’Italia Femminile, rebranded in 2013 as the Giro Rosa), once (1997).
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Video: Monte Zoncolan from a fan’s point of view

Stage 20 of Giro d’Italia 2014 finished atop Monte Zoncolan. It is widely regarded as one of the most difficult climbs in Europe: the Zoncolan has been compared with Vuelta a España’s El Angliru, in the Spanish region of Asturias. The steepest, 23.6% pitch of the Angliru is very short however, being part of a kilometer stretch that averages “only” 17.2 percent – while the Zoncolan has a kilometer of nearly 20%.
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Giro d’Italia 2014 stage 16 details

Stage 16 of the Giro d’Italia 2014 is a 139 km high mountain stage from Ponte di Legno to Val Martello (Martelltal). It is this years’ Cima Coppi stage[1].
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Giro d’Italia 2014 stage 15 details

Stage 15 of the Giro d’Italia 2014 is a 225 km high mountain stage from Valdengo to Plan di Montecampione. The route is mostly flat until 205.7th km, then the climb starts and the stage finishes atop 1665-meter-high Plan di Montecampione.
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