We climbed the Pto. de Pedro Bernardo as part of a stage from Pedro Bernardo (village) to Piedrahita end of May 2005, with very nice weather. So, the first gently sloping kmts from the mainroad Avila-Plasencia to the village, we did them the they before. The remaining 13.5 kmts are really easy, mostly less than 5 %. Unfortunately, the area of the pass was at that time seriously dammaged by a recent forrest fire. After some kmts of descent (regular gradient, 6 %, good road), there is a bifurcation : either you start the climb to the Serranillos (right), or you continue descending to San Esteban del Valle (what we did).
jan devos - sint-martens-latem, Belgium
The Pedro Bernardo is situated in Castilla-Leon
Starting from start climb,
the Pedro Bernardo ascent is 19 km long. Over this distance, you climb 800 heightmeters.
The average percentage thus is 4.2 %.
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