One of the most difficult climbs in Europe, the Zoncolan has been compared with El Angliru, the fearsome climb in the Spanish region of Asturias. Both mountains are narrow and twisty and 13km long, with the Spanish mountain slightly steeper overall at 9.6 percent compared with Monte Zoncolan's 9 percent. But the Zoncolan has an even more difficult finish. The three final kilometers are killing from this side.
The Monte Zoncolan is situated in Friuli Venezia Giulia.
This climb belongs to the
Starting from Sutrio, crossroad SS 465,
the Monte Zoncolan ascent is 13.5 km long. Over this distance, you climb 1203 heightmeters.
The average percentage thus is 8.9 %.
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