Cycling alto de Monachil Granada

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alto de Monachil - Granada


Basic data & ranking

Average grade: 6.1 %

Length: 12.2 km

Height start: 740 m

Height top: 1495 m

Ascent: 755 m

Maximum: 15 %

alto de Monachil rankings

Difficulty ranking world: 2584 (all)
Ranking Spain: 251 (all)
Ranking Sierra Nevada: 27 (all)
Difficulty score: 76.07 what?

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Description

The alto de Monachil is situated in Andalucia and belongs to the Sierra Nevada . Starting from Granada, the alto de Monachil ascent is 12.2 km long. Over this distance, you climb 755 heightmeters. The average percentage thus is 6.1 %.

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Since 2005, the alto de Monachil will be/was climbed in the following big tour stages:
Vuelta España 2013 :  Torredelcampo > Güéjar Sierra. Alto de Hazallanas on 02/09/2013

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Story by Dan from , United Kingdom, submitted on 11/12/2013
Parked the car in Monachil itself at the opposite end of the village to Granada.

Having never been there before, little did we know what pain lay 50 m''s ahead.

When I do it again I''m going for a good 10k warm up. It was brutal on cold legs, an absolute killer straight out of the box.

Once into it, it became manageable but as mentioned the last climb before rolling down to the main road up to Veleta is tough.

I did it on a double but was struggling to turn the pedals over on 39/27.

Veleta did''nt seem so bad..
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Story by Gary Williams from granada, Spain, submitted on 24/10/2009
A tough climb and another way of getting to the Pico Veleta. You can start the climb from Granada city and head out towards Monachil where the climb starts with some steep hairpins but the real kick is at the top with a 500m leg burner. Crest the top and drop down a bit before carrying on to the Veleta.
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